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Tower Block Archive - Aberdeen Pattypan Upload to Wikimedia Commons

A video demonstrating the process of uploading images to Wikimedia Commons in bulk using Pattypan. In this example, images from the Tower Block Archive are uploaded. Tower Block Archive: Home |…

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Internet Archive and Wikimedia: a virtuous collaboration

SpeakersMark Graham, Internet Archive AbstractThe Internet Archive has been a strategic partner of the Wikimedia movement since its beginning, with the Wayback Machine archiving cited sources and…

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Introduction to Wikisource - Wikipedia's sister project and the free digital hyper library

Introduction to Wikisource - Wikipedia's sister project and the free digital hyper library How to get started uploading open-licenced books to be OCR-ed and proofread and linked to Wikipedia.…

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Tips for Searching Digital News Sources

This video offers tips to help search news databases. It will explore the key databases, Lexis Library and Nexis as examples. It will show simple and advanced searching across UK and International…

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Nicola Gnecco EVA Talk Preview

This talk has captions. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Nicola Gnecco Talk Title: Causal discovery in heavy-tailed models Abstract: Causal questions are omnipresent…

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Piotr Dyszewski EVA Talk Preview

This talk has captions. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Piotr Dyszewski Talk Title: $K$-regular self-similar fragmentation process Abstract: We study the asymptotics…

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Library Bitesize: Introduction to Web Archives

Presenter: Sara Day Thomson, Digital Archivist, Centre for Research Collections What happens to information on the web when webpages are updated or taken offline? This session presents the…

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Simone Padoan EVA Talk Preview

This talk has captions. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Simone Padoan Talk Title: Joint inference on extreme expectiles for multivariate heavy-tailed distributions…

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Introduction to Special Collections (LibSmart II)

This video provides an introduction to the three main components of Special Collections: archives, manuscripts and rare books. The video explains what these terms mean, and is illustrated by examples…

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Archiving Gaps: Reading Zimbabwe and The Internet

Tinashe Mushakavanhu (Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellow at IASH) discusses critical meditations on archiving gaps.Despite the ubiquity and easy access the internet promises, it has also been…

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Sarah Aitchison, Head of UCL Special Collections

Sarah Aitchison Head of UCL Special Collections LMS Spitalfields meeting 14 May 2021 To remove the captions from this video press CC on the bottom toolbar.

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Dissertation Festival: Using digital historical newspaper archives

Newspapers can be an valuable resource when researching your dissertation topic. They can be useful to find out about key events, places and people. They can include opinion pieces, first hand…

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One Origin of Digital Humanities: Fr. Roberto Busa in His Own Words

Jointly hosted by the Centre for Data, Culture & Society and UCL DH, this event features contributors to the new volume One Origin of Digital Humanities: Fr Roberto Busa S.J. in His Own Words…

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The Stevenson Maps and Plans of Scotland: Creating a Map-Based Finding Aid

There are over 2000 maps and plans in the archive of the Stevenson engineering firm that relate to projects undertaken in Scotland in the eighteenth to early-twentieth centuries. The plans range in…

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Newspapers for historical research - HCA (online)

A video for online postgraduate students in School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) demonstrating how to find and access newspaper, magazine and other news source databases and how to…

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Archives Chat: Robert Stephens

As part of the campaign for International Archives Week, hosted by the International Council on Archives, this video is the first in a series of chats with users and stakeholders involved with the…

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