Annual Strategic Plan 2015

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This page is incubated to develop projects for the 2015-2016 season.
Events planned for the 2015-2016 season.

Wiki Tuesday at BAnQ[edit]

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Training workshops every first Tuesday of the month from 17h to 21h30, offered Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec. Room capacity is 20 people + 1 trainer. A librarian is on hand to guide participants through the Universal Collection, the National Collection and the National Archives. The dates in 2015 are January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, 1 September, 6 October, 3 November, December 1st.

Participants arrive at 17 am and leave at 21 pm, so we will serve snacks and beverages to prevent participants leave during the evening.

Description Data Total
Transport Benoit (36 km * 10 nights) * 0.52$ 187.20$
Sandwiches, juice, coffee, etc. 30.00$ * 5 nights 150.00$ ~
Printing 100 color cheat sheets 200 * 0.39$ 78.00$

UQO - Research Week - March 25, 2015[edit]

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Presentation to teachers on how to use Wikipedia in class.
  • Discussion Panel: How to integrate Wikipedia in its practical research and teaching?
  • Location: Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Qc

This presentation-discussion open to all Students', and member of the university community who want to know the Wikimedia platforms (Wikipedia encyclopedia Wikimedia Commons media base, Wikisource document database, etc.). The presentation will include a general introduction to Wikimedia and its projects, a demonstration of the creation of an article and a discussion on the interest of to integrate these tools into their practices research and teaching. Several speakers will address:

  • Benoît Rochon, a project manager for Wikimedia Canada
  • Ha-Loan Phan, service to members of ACFAS
  • Rosa Iris Rodriguez Rovira, a student who participated in a course integrating Wikipedia
  • Animation: Nathalie Casemajor (Seeris) professor in the department of social sciences, UQO
Description Data Total
Transport Benoit 400 km * 0.52$ 208.00$
Lunch 20$ * 1 20.00$
Stationnement 12$ * 1 12.00$

UQO - Public discussion : POV and Neutrality in Wikipedia - April, 2015[edit]

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  • Discussion Panel: POV and Neutrality in Wikipedia
  • Location: BAnQ, Montreal, QC

In this presentation-discussion, two scholars will address the topic of POV and neutrality in Wikipedia. They will discuss these topics in relation with the epistemologic tradition in social sciences and humanities. Several speakers will be invited:

  • Martin Laberge, historian and Professor at Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Other speaker to be determined
Description Data Total
Train Ottawa/Montreal M. Laberge Return 80$ * 2 160.00$
Lunch 20$ * 1 20.00$
Video recording 500$ * 1 500.00$

International Wiknic - June 7, 2015[edit]

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The Montreal Botanical Garden, ACFAS, Lionel-Groulx Foundation and Wikimedia Canada invite Montrealers, contributors and interested to Wikipedia, to participate in this Wiknic in the Japanese Garden. In addition to a snack offered to participants, a photographic walk will be organized, as well as training workshops for Wikimedia projects.

Free access to the Botanical Garden and the Insectarium will be offered to a limited number of participants (20) for whom registration is required.

Description Data Total
Entries, partially sponsered by Botanical garden 20 * 20$ 400.00$
Snacks 20 * 5$ 100.00$
See also

Training and tutorials in French[edit]

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See the plan de formation proposed by Pascale Féliizat-Chartier (July, 2015).

  • Production of a series of audiovisual tutorials practices contributing to Wikimedia projects. The Italian example is inspiring. The requirements are:
  • design tutorials (scripts)
  • equipment / software for screencast
  • voice over
  • audiovisuals
  • promotion of tutorials (press release, etc.)

Co-financing with possibility Wiki Education Foundation?

Seminar for the Association des Archivistes du Québec[edit]

During the annual seminar of the Association des archivistes du Québec, Wikimedia Canada will offer training on the use of Commons, Wikisource and Wikipedia, following the successes of projects Poirier and Marcil as well as Quebec/Canada transcription projects on WIkisource. On November 5, 2015 Wikimedia Canada is invited by Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec to the provincial seminar of archivists. The objective is to train the archivists to be autonomous to support projects similar to what was done in Montreal and Gatineau.

Description Data Total
Transport Benoit 518 km * 0.52$ 269.00$
Lunch 20$ * 1 20.00$
Stationnement 12$ * 1 12.00$

UQO - Wiki Course, images and free licenses - September to December 2015[edit]

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  • Location:

The educational project at the University of Quebec in Outaouais is to provide a space for writing and reference for students of the course given at SOC2023 Social Sciences Department. This is the bachelor students (license) in the social sciences involved in writing articles on encyclopedia. The head teacher of the course is Seeris.

Given for the first year in the fall 2014, the course will be restored in 2015.

See the project results here.

Description Data Total
Transport Benoit 400 km * 0.52$ 208.00$
Lunch 20$ * 1 20.00$
Stationnement 12$ * 1 12.00$

Contribution Day Wikipedia - Quebec - October 2015[edit]

For past two years, Francophone Wikimedia chapters organize the International Francophone contribution month where Wikipedians organize activities in their area and train new participants. In order to match the Contribution Month to the Francophone Week, the organizers decided to move the event to the month of March 2016.

On the other side, in 2015, Canada has still maintain the Francophone contribution Month in October, before joining the Francophonie in March 2016.

I do Montreal Project - 2016[edit]

We are institutions engaged in a joint effort of dissemination and development of Montreal and Quebec documentary heritage by using the key international vehicle what Wikipedia (and other project-brothers). The project was launched by Wikimedia Canada Acfas and Lionel-Groulx Foundation in November 2014 as part of the event I see / I do Mtl.

  • The most immediate needs are in communications:
  • Project Name
  • Logo (Wikimedia community?)
  • Site (content plan)
  • Domain Name
  • Accommodation (FLG offer to do this)
  • Leaflets or flyers

Promotional Campaign - 2016[edit]

The plan is to make our community, our resources, our activities and projects to a wide public through a campaign Wikipedia, Wiktionary, etc. Quebec. Needs:

  • Find ideally both credible and known to the public spokespersons (one man and one woman)
  • Find a (an) Coordinator / Country trice
  • Producing promotional material: audiovisual capsules (The Alter citizens)
  • Making the rounds of colleges, libraries, etc. ?

Other needs[edit]

  • Participation Gifts (swag: T-Shirt, sticker, pins, bottles, etc.)
  • Creating a card game newbie contributor on the following model: Board cards oral scientific communication
  • Business Card Wikimedia Canada for Nathalie et Ernest : 75$.
  • Promotionnal tablecloth : 250$.

Budget (total)[edit]

Description Total
Wiki Tuesday at BAnQ 415.20$
UQO - Research Week - March 25, 2015 240.00$
UQO - Public discussion : POV and Neutrality in Wikipedia - April, 2015 660.00$
International Wiknic - June 7, 2015 600.00$
Formation au colloque des archivistes du Québec 301.00$
UQO - Wiki Course, images and free licenses - September to December 2015 240.00$
Buisness cards Wikimedia Canada 75.00$
Wikimedia Canada Promotionnal tablecloth 250.00$
Tax filling 519.00$

Voir aussi[edit]