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  Featured activity: National Library of Haiti
Participants at the digital school

This activity was organized as a summer digital school in Haiti école d'été du numérique en Haïti about Wikipedia and related projects (Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, Lingua Libre). The intent was to mobilize and outreach to the students, researchers and professionals in order to reinforce the presence of Haiti (its scientific, cultural, historical and geographical heritage) in the Wikimedia projects through the creation of a Haitian and French-speaking contribution network.

The training was from 10 to 13 July 2018 at the National Library of Haiti in Port-au-Prince. The project was initiated by the Réseau des jeunes bénévles des Classiques des sciences sociales en Haïti (REJEBECSS) and involved various partners for logistic and execution such as Bibliothèque nationale d'Haïti, the Association pour la promotion de la science ouverte en Haïti et en Afrique (APSOHA), the Science ouverte en Haïti et Afrique francophone (SOHA), the Institut universitaire et technologique d'Haïti (UNITECH), the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information of the Université de Montréal (EBSI), Wikimedia Canada, the Cégep de Chicoutimi, the Cinémathèque québécoise and OpenStreetMaps Montreal.

The project was supported by microgrant through WikiFranca (Wikimedia France and Switzerland).

For more information on this project, please see the project page on French Wikipedia.