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Minitex News articles tagged with "Wikimedia" (2):

Making digital collections more discoverable, Part 1: Wikimedia

In 2023, Minitex and three organizations conducted a small pilot to learn more about using the wiki-based, free-to-use media repository called Wikimedia Commons, along with its sister sites Wikidata and Wikipedia, to increase discoverability of content from digital collections. Soon after adding the very first test image to Wikimedia Commons, it appeared as the top Google Search result. If this sounds intriguing, read on for a brief overview of why we did the pilot and what we learned.

Making digital collections more discoverable, Part 2: A how-to guide

Part 2 in this article series includes more detailed information and guidance on how we conducted the Minitex Wikimedia pilot; what you would need to know if you wanted to try it at your organization, and links to the templates we created and other resources we used.