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Wikipedia and Libraries - Interview with Digital Curator, Gavin Willshaw

Gavin Willshaw is the Digital Curator of the University of Edinburgh. In March 2018, he was interviewed about his experiences editing Wikipedia, adding image collections to Wikimedia Commons, adding…

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Creating Wikisource author pages

An introduction to creating author pages on English Wikisource, Wikipedia's sister project, by Wikisource volunteer Sam Wilson. Works with non-existent author pages:…

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Import books from Internet Archive to Wikisource

Wikisource volunteer, Sam Wilson, demonstrates how to import texts from the Internet Archive on to Wikisource, Wikimedia's hyperlinked free digital library. Using the IA Upload tool to get a…

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How to create a good school project on Wikipedia

Simon Villeneuve - How to create a good school project on Wikipedia Cégep de Chicoutimi Université du Québec à Chicoutimi [French] Plus une version linguistique de…

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Wikimania 2017 - Lightning talks

Wikimania 2017 - Day 3, 11am Lightning talks https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Lightning_talks Moderator: Léna Integration of Wikidata into Wikivoyage Let's Take the…

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Mass edits on Wikidata - how to use Google spreadsheets and Quickstatements to add mass edits to Wikidata

Wikidata is a free linked database of secondary data that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. Wikidata acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects…

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Adding manual edits to Wikidata - how to add statements with verifiable data and how to create items on Wikidata

Wikidata is a free linked database of secondary data (facts and statements) that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. Wikidata acts as central storage for the structured data of its…

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How to build SPARQL queries to retrieve/visualise data in Wikidata

Tutorial by Navino Evans (Histropedia) recorded at Repository Fringe 2017. Wikidata is a free linked database of secondary data (facts and statements) that can be read and edited by both humans and…

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Kathabhidhana - an open toolkit for anyone to record their language in a human and machine readable form.

Kathabhidhana is an open toolkit for anyone to record their language in a human and machine readable form. It is a collection of open source tools, educational material, and open sample datasets.…

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Wikidata and Books - Andrea Zanni at WikiCite 2017

WikiCite 2017 was a 3-day conference, summit and hack day hosted in Vienna, Austria, on May 23-25, 2017. It expands efforts started with WikiCite 2016 to design a central bibliographic repository, as…

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Introduction to Wikisource - The Free Content Library

The Introduction to Wikisource session was recorded at Repository Fringe 2016 at the University of Edinburgh on 2nd August 2016 as part of the Wikidata & Wikisource Showcase event. 1.Wikisource…

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CREDIT - October 2016

This is a monthly meeting hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation to demo things like new wiki gadgets, 10% time projects, and works in progress. Presentations will be from individuals or teams from…

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Wikimania 2016 - Projects: Wikisource, OpenStreetMap

by Andrea Zanni and Simone Cortesi In this session, Andrea Zanni and Simone Cortesi give a basic introduction to Wikisource and OpenStreetMap, sister projects of Wikipedia. Wikisource is a digital…

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"Your OERs will outlive you: Open Education in the long term" - Martin Poulter at Repo Fringe 2016

Dr Martin Poulter is the past Wikimedian In Residence at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, former Wikimedia Ambassador for Jisc, and promotes open education in the Economics Network based at the…

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Wikisource and Wikibooks: Open education on Wikipedia’s sister projects - Martin Poulter at OER16

This presentation by Martin Poulter, Wikimedian in Residence at the Bodleian Library, is a critical look inside some of Wikipedia’s sister projects. Wikipedia is successful as a highly-used…

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An introduction to Wikidata by Ewan McAndrew at Repository Fringe 2016 | Wikimedia UK

Wikidata is a free and open knowledge base that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. Wikidata acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects including…

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