It’s On! Photo Contest at Wiki Commons

This September, watch out for the Wiki Loves Monuments USA photo contest. Admit it, you love the Wiki project. It’s given us Wikipedia, whose beyond-impressive compilation of facts, popular knowledge, images, and links (in more languages than you even knew existed!) has gotten so many of us through difficult school/work/life assignments. Little wonder it took the labor of folks around the entire planet, banded together remotely, to make it happen!

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If you’ve ever wanted to contribute to the big community effort behind Wikipedia, now is your chance. Dust off your favorite stand-alone cam, or just grab your nifty do-it-all phone and walk, bike, or drive to the nearest spot in your neighborhood that’s listed in the National Register of Historic Places. And don’t worry, there’s a Wikipedia page to find out which sites near your personal coordinates make the cut.

This Wiki Commons page explains all that contest’s details: http://wikilovesmonuments.us/?pk_campaign=Centralnotice

Get a Wikimedia Commons account if you want to participate. Although we’re directing you to the USA page only, thirty-five countries in total are taking part in the contest. The goal is to make high-quality images of registered historical places available to all. Above, a Wikipedia image of Burbank’s City Hall, only a short distance from Submit Express, and which is listed with the NRHP. The contest is on this month.

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http://wikilovesmonuments.us/?pk_campaign=Centralnotice

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