GWToolset users are users who are able to use the GLAMWikiToolset extension to mass upload pictures from GLAM institutions to Commons.
The user community has an open email group to exchange information about projects, best practices, improvement of the tool (including discussion to prioritize the resolution of reported bugs) and user documentation. There is a Steering Group composed of experienced Wikimedia Commons batch uploaders, Wikimedia Chapter funding representatives and the project team (current partners are Europeana), which has oversight of project development, acting as sprint reviews during active development, and discusses future proposals related to the toolset. The Steering Group has a closed email list, meetings are held by video-conferencing several times a year, and etherpad minutes are published of past meetings, see the Project pages.
- See requesting rights for information on gaining access to the toolset.
- See the extension documentation for further information.
Users and projects
As of September 2014 there have been 32 user accounts to upload files with the GLAMwikiToolset.
|User||Projects and proposals using the GWToolset Edit table|
|Fæ||2014: NYPL maps 12,000 scanned maps from the New York Public Library Done
2014: Art of Japan in the Rijksmuseum an initial set of 2,496 images from the Rijksmuseum Done
2014: Paintings in the Rijksmuseum an update of 3,600 as part of a Wikidata project Done
2014: Photochrom prints collection: 10,260R from the Library of Congress Done
2014: Panoramic photographs collection: 3,911R from the Library of Congress Done
2014: Historic American Buildings Survey (Cat) (303,059 uploaded, estimated total >200,000)
2014: Wellcome 100,000 images from the Wellcome Digital Library (upload being arranged)
If you want to try GWT on the beta cluster before asking for access on Commons, I can arrange it - drop me a note with a rationale and a link to your beta account.
|Jheald||2014: British Library 430 scanned highlight images uploaded via Flickr from BL Images Online. Done.|
|85jesse||2014: Media from Open Beelden over 1500 videos, including Dutch newsreels and footage of nature, especially birds
|Swiss National Library||2014: SNL wants to upload further collections of pictures to Commons.|
|Hansmuller||2013-2014: Dutch Wikipedian in special residence at six academic libraries, see Wikipedia:GLAM/Wikipedians in Special Residence in the Netherlands 2013-2014
2014: 100-odd (old) photographs and maps of Africa from African Studies Centre, Leiden in Category:African_Studies_Centre_(Leiden) (top)
|Multichill||I'm on the steering group of the project. Not sure yet what I'm going to upload.|
|DivadH||2014: Uploaded the Category:Images_of_Samis_and_of_West_Bothnia photography collection from the Swedish National Heritage Board as a pilot full-scale test of the tool. Done|
|Benoit Rochon||w:en:Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec|
|Ayaita||2014:La Mochila, Almanaque Azul|
|Jean-Frédéric||Serve on the steering group
Upload “MH_Ile-de-France” ~ 3000 files Done
|Ally Crockford||2014: 1100 images uploaded from the National Library of Scotland. NLS wants to release further images, currently aiming to upload up to 10,000 files over the next six months to a year.|
|Slowking4||2014: LOC FSA images
2014: Florida Memory Project
2015: Smithsonian Institution