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Bryan Neil Jones
I am writing to request access to the GWToolset. I am a librarian at Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Myself and archivists from Metro Archives (http://nashvillearchives.org/) are hoping to batch upload Archives' photos to Wikimedia Commons. Here's my Wikipedia user page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Librariabryan; my library's GLAM page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/Nashville_Public_Library. I am a member of Tennessee Wikipedians User Group and have Commons-Beta and MetaWiki accounts.

Any help would me much appreciated.

Thanks,
Bryan

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Hi Bryan, 

How complex/big is your dataset? In the past few years, a lot of communities have found it easier to upload with Pattypan: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Pattypan

I have outlined the strengths and weaknesses of different upload tools at: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mass_Upload_Tools_for_Commons_--_March_2017.pdf 

Cheres, 

Alex

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Bryan Neil Jones <[hidden email]> wrote:
I am writing to request access to the GWToolset. I am a librarian at Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Myself and archivists from Metro Archives (http://nashvillearchives.org/) are hoping to batch upload Archives' photos to Wikimedia Commons. Here's my Wikipedia user page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Librariabryan; my library's GLAM page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/Nashville_Public_Library. I am a member of Tennessee Wikipedians User Group and have Commons-Beta and MetaWiki accounts.

Any help would me much appreciated.

Thanks,
Bryan

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Bryan Neil Jones
Sorry for the late response.

I think our dataset is relatively big. We were going to try to clean up data we had already created for ContentDM collections. Hopefully this won't just be a one time hand off. Nashville's Metro Archivist, is on board and willing is to donate anything copyright appropriate that Wikimedia thinks would be valuable (as staff time permits of course).

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM, Alex Stinson <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hi Bryan, 

How complex/big is your dataset? In the past few years, a lot of communities have found it easier to upload with Pattypan: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Pattypan

I have outlined the strengths and weaknesses of different upload tools at: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mass_Upload_Tools_for_Commons_--_March_2017.pdf 

Cheres, 

Alex

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Bryan Neil Jones <[hidden email]> wrote:
I am writing to request access to the GWToolset. I am a librarian at Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Myself and archivists from Metro Archives (http://nashvillearchives.org/) are hoping to batch upload Archives' photos to Wikimedia Commons. Here's my Wikipedia user page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Librariabryan; my library's GLAM page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/Nashville_Public_Library. I am a member of Tennessee Wikipedians User Group and have Commons-Beta and MetaWiki accounts.

Any help would me much appreciated.

Thanks,
Bryan

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