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Commons:Wikimedia Sverige


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Wikimedia Sverige is a Wikimedia chapter.

Among other activities − detailed on Meta − Wikimedia Sverige supports the Wikimedia Commons project and community in several ways.

Supporting volunteersEdit

Media accreditationsEdit

The chapter helps in getting accredited for various events. See this page (in Swedish) for more help. Examples of accreditaions:

Privileged accessEdit

The chapter negotiates privileged access for photographers to special places and collections, especially related to cultural institutions:

Lending equipmentEdit

The chapter has purchased photographic equipment which can be freely borrowed by contributors. Content produced by this equipment can be found in Category:Media created by technology pool of Wikimedia Sverige.

Sample of our technology.

Sponsoring photographic expeditionsEdit

Wikimedia Sverige has also sponsored several different photographic expeditions. These include both aerial photography and photo hunts of different kinds.

Encouraging participationEdit

The chapter encourages participation to the Wikimedia projects, through the organisation of photographic rallies or contests like Wiki Loves Monuments:

Opening and sharing public domain materialEdit

The chapter strives to create partnerships with cultural institutions, aiming among other thing to help them opening and sharing their public domain collections. As a direct result of these efforts 22,761 files have been made available on Wikimedia Commons.

The category for partnerships is Category:Partnerships with Wikimedia Sverige.


A few figuresEdit

Wikimedia Sverige has already supported the creation of 7,068 media. Among those: