Entries by Muriel Staub

Happy Birthdhay Wikivoyage!

Today, the free travel guide Wikivoyage celebrates its 10th anniversary. We congratulate all volunteers who contribute(d) to this amazing project. And to all the readers out there: Take the chance to browse Wikivoyage and get inspired for your upcoming travels. Wikivoyage is available in all Swiss national languages. Have fun while exploring new destinations on https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Main_Page

ETH-Bibliothek commences mass uploading campaign for photographs from the Image Archive

CC-BY-SA 4.0 ETH Library The uploading project of ETH-Bibliothek’s Image Archive conducted in collaboration with Wikimedia CH has got underway, starting with around 350 photographs documenting two flights by Swiss aviation pioneer Walter Mittelholzer (1894–1937): Scenic flights over Spitsbergen, 1923 (images on Commons) Flight to Persia, 1924/25 (images on Commons) The trained photographer captured sensational […]

Newsletter April 2016

We gladly present the April Newsletter of Wikimedia CH which you can read here. Highilights of this 4th issue: We announce the photo contest Wiki Loves Earth which will run in Mai 2016 and present Jenny Ebermann, our new Executive Director. Happy reading!  

Newsletter October 2015

Please find the 10th installment of the Wikimedia Newsletter in 2015. This time we announce our Wikimedia CH New Years Brunch which will take place on January 17, 2016. We’re so much looking forward to seeing you in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano: Read the Newsletter 10/2015 in English

Newsletter September 2015

Hurray, our September issue is online. The Highlight of this month: The University Library of Basel has, in collaboration with the Wikipedian in Residence, Micha Rieser, completed the upload of a total of 557 digitized maps, ranging from the 16th until the end of the 18th century. The data is accessible in high resolution files […]

Newsletter 8/2015 is online!

Please find the eight installment of our Wikimedia CH newsletter. We are truly happy about the Arbido September issue which is dedicated to GLAM und/et/e Wikimedia. Thanks to all the people who contributed and shared their experiences, stories and passion. If you’re interested in the work of GLAM associations and their contributions to Wikimedia projects, […]

Newsletter 7/2015 is online!

Our 7th newsletter is online. And we have news with regards to Wiki Loves Earth 2015: The User:Ale72forWiki has ranked first with a photograph of a lightning above lake maggiore. You can find all the other winning pictures of this year’s Wiki Loves Earth 2015 photo contest in Switzerland on Wikimedia Commons Last but not […]

Newsletter 5/2015 is online!

(picture: CC-BY-SA 3.0 Adam Novak) Enjoy our fifth Newsletter in 2015  where you will find out more about the Wikipedian in Residence at the University Library in Basel and you get some sneak peaks into Wikimania 2016, the annual worldwide reunion of Wikimedians. Happy reading! deutsch français italiano english