Category Archives: volunteering

HASLibCamp

Andy Mabbett reviews the recent HASLibCamp (Health & Science Libraries) unconference. Continue reading

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Documenting public art, on Wikipedia

Andy Mabbett asks for your help, to compile lists of public art on Wikipedia.

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A reply from the UK government to my request for road gritting open data

Andy Mabbett is not happy with the government’s delayed and inadequate response to his request for open data on gritting routes.

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Help Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons by transcribing small pieces of text

Andy Mabbett invites you to help Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons by transcribing small pieces of text, such as those on images of foundation stones and signposts.

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