2023:Program/Submissions/Mining in the big state - EMSSJL

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Title: Mining in the big state



JarrahTree has been involved in the Western Australian editing community from 2007 and has been involved in Australian topics, as well as Indonesian areas. Involved in the wide community from having been to a number wikimanias, and regional events. Involved in Wikimedia Australia and WikiClubWest. Lived in Java, Indonesia in 1995-96 doing post grad research work.

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Type: Lecture

Track: GLAM, Heritage, and Culture

Submission state: submitted

Duration: 30 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

Looking at the material about mining in Western Australia from the platforms - wikidata, commons and english wikipedia - the dynamics and history of a complex industry in a large geographic space

Description[edit source]

Looking at the range of materials concerning mining in Western Australia - current state and history - on commons, wikidata and english wikipedia- understanding the components of a large array of potential data and how they determine what is extracted and presented on the platforms. Where the array of activities are extracted and collected. (No iron ore, silver or gold has been utilised to display the subject).

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Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

The complexity of historical and contemporary mining in Western Australia is inclusive of a wide array of diversity areas in rights, employment and involvement in the industry - and has the potential for further collaboration with industry and non industry groups in improving the material in wikipedia projects.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand