Submissions/Secrets to the success of the Swedish Wikisource

From Wikimania 2010 • Gdańsk, Poland • July 9-11, 2010


This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.

Title of the submission

Secrets to the success of the Swedish Wikisource

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)


Author of the submission

Lars Aronsson

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Country of origin


Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)

Wikimedia Sverige, Project Runeberg

Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)

For very long, the Swedish language Wikisource was quite small and underdeveloped. But during spring 2010 a number of steps were taken to make it one of the most successful projects. How did this happen, and could other small language branches of Wikisource copy the recipe?

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)

Knowledge and Collaboration

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Slides or further information (optional)

A paper will be written, which is a diary of important changes recently made to the Swedish Wikisource, and which will serve as a checklist for other languages. This will be presented with slides and/or live examples from Wikisource.

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