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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  

Episode 2 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

This podcast complements the University’s Teaching Matters blog, and invites students and staff to engage in topical conversations. The first three episodes accompany the Teaching Matters…

From  Sarah Thomas on March 15th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

And finally... what's your favourite Wikipedia article?

Staff and students at the University of Edinburgh were interviewed in March 2018 about their experiences with Wikipedia. As a final question, they were all asked what their favourite Wikipedia…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Moving a drafted article into Wikipedia's live space.

Video tutorial to demonstrate how to move a drafted article into Wikipedia's live space.

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 912 plays 0  

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version 2018 tutorial including how to navigate your way round a page.

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Editing Wikipedia using Visual Editor: Part 3 Creating a new article in the Sandbox

This video demonstrates how to use Wikipedia's Sandbox area to draft an article using the Visual Editor interface and how to copy across this draft article once it is ready to be transferred to…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 38 plays 0  

How to edit Wikipedia using Visual Editor - Part 1: Creating Your Account & Enabling Visual Editor

This video includes: Hoe to create your Wikipedia account. How to add a 'New user' box to your userpage. How to enable the new Visual Editor interface. How to add text to your userpage.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Wikipedia - Its main policies & guidelines

Introductory screencast to Wikipedia, recorded by University's Wikimedian-in-Residence, Ewan McAndrew. See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Five_pillars…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 10th, 2016 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Wikipedia editing in under 25 mins

This video demonstrates the main features of how to structure & format an article on Wikipedia using Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface.

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 158 plays 0  

How to structure an article on Wikipedia - the Featured Article

A look at all the features that go into constructing an article on Wikipedia.

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Navigating Wikipedia's front page

A quick look at the main features of Wikipedia's front page.

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays 0