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Wellcome Collection enriching its data pipelines with Wikidata, LCSH, MeSH, - Harrison Pim

Presentation by Harrison Pim, Wellcome Collection, London Wellcome Collection is starting to enrich its data pipelines with Wikidata, LCSH, MeSH, etc, and using an underlying graph of connected…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Linking UNESCO heritage data with Wikidata - Navino Evans, Histropedia

Presentation by Navino Evans, Histropedia Linking UNESCO heritage data with Wikidata so it can be visualised, connected with other data about the world, and provide direct access to all available…

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A Street Near You - exploring the potential of enhancing large datasets focused on the First World War

Presentation by James Morley, A Street Near You A Street Near You started as an idea simply to explore and demonstrate the potential of combining and enhancing large datasets focused on the First…

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Preliminary findings from a literature review exploring the use of Linked Open Data by museums

Presentation by Jane Winters, School of Advanced Study, University of London Jane will be discussing some preliminary findings from a literature review exploring the use of Linked Open Data by…

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Using Wikidata to link connections in Oxford and beyond - Dr. Martin Poulter

Presentation by Dr. Martin Poulter, Wikimedia consultant Using Wikidata to create and visualise pathways that join up collections within Oxford and beyond. On 19 June 2020, the Science Museum…

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The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map

Presentation by University of Edinburgh student Emma Carroll on the Interactive witchcraft map. "The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map for the first…

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National Library of Wales exploring the benefits of linked open data with Wikidata

Presentation by Jason Evans, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales has been using Wikidata to explore the benefits of linked…

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Exploring the educational potential of Cultural Heritage in Wikidata - when GLAM and Education collide

Presentation by Shani Evenstein Sigalov Educator, researcher and Free Knowledge advocate When GLAM & Education Collide: Exploring the educational potential of Cultural Heritage in Wikidata. …

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Women of Climate Change - training webinar to create more biographies of women on Wikipedia

This online training session was hosted Wikipedia Women in Red student intern Laura Rose Wood and was held on Monday 20th April 2020. The 1.5 training session introduced editors the how & why of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 21st, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

OER20 - Wikimedia in Education

Session DescriptionWikipedia in the curriculum helps students to “think critically and make balanced judgements about information. It empowers us as citizens to reach and express informed views…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 1st, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Closing the Gender Gap | Wikimedia UK

Wikimedia UK is the national chapter for the global Wikimedia movement which supports Wikipedia and its sister sites. This video showcases the work of Wikimedia UK and the community of Wikimedians in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 7th, 2020 1 likes 7 plays 0  

An interactive laser cut map of accused witches in Scotland

Students on the Data Science for Design MSc were tasked at the course's annual Data Fair to create engaging visualisations from real world datasets. One group chose to use the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on December 23rd, 2019 0 likes 54 plays 0  

New usages of Wikidata to support underserved language communities - Lucie-Aimée Kaffee

Wikidata has a diverse community that can help to close the language gap that currently mirrors the lack of diversity of the web at large. The community of Wikidata consists of humans and bots…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 29th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Keynote speech: Why is collecting lexical data one of the best ways we can help support underserved and endangered languages

Ben Yang, the Director of Technology of PanLex, will be discussing the importance of collecting lexical data for underserved languages, PanLex’s role and methodology, and how Wikidata and…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Glimpse over Wikidata - Lydia Pintscher presents the state of the project at WikidataCon 2019

Wikidata has become so big it's sometimes hard to appreciate what we've accomplished over the past year. Let's take a look together and see what has happened over the past year and how…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0