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Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections Using XRF Spectrometry – Employ.ed Internship 2019. Egyptian ushabtis, found under Medals 121, were analysed using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysis…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 20th, 2020 0 likes 20 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  

Interview with a Witchfinder General - Emma Carroll on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland open data project

As part of the Equate Scotland and Careerwise scheme to give Women in STEM students a paid placement in industry, Emma Carroll was employed on a paid internship in Information Services to work with…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 22nd, 2019 0 likes 39 plays 0  

OpenRefine Beginners Tutorial - how to process and reconcile datasets by Emma Carroll

A tutorial on using OpenRefine an open source software used to edit spreadsheets and upload data easily to Wikidata. This tutorial will cover the basics of using OpenRefine. Contents include:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 13th, 2019 0 likes 88 plays 0  

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General - Putting Scotland's accused witches on the map using linked open data

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General: Using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Seminar event hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society on 11 September…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 12th, 2019 0 likes 86 plays 0  

Wikidata, Wikibase, & a federated ecosystem of knowledge - Dario Taraborelli, Daniel Mietchen

Over the past several years, interest in leveraging Wikidata as an open knowledge base has been growing in areas ranging from cultural heritage institutions and libraries to research and technology…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 23rd, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Artificial Intelligence Planning - Pattern databases

This project was created by the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on July 28th, 2017 0 likes 61 plays

Inventaire: Experiments on a federated database on books using Wikidata - Maxime Lathuilière

The state of inventaire.io experiments on a federated database on books using Wikidata entities, properties, and data model Maxime Lathuilière at WikiCite 2017. Github:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Preliminary findings of the Librarybase project - James Hare at WikiCite 2017

Preliminary findings of the Librarybase project (James Hare) Librarybase: http://librarybase.wmflabs.org/wiki/Librarybase:HomeProject whose goal is to host all citations from Wikipedias. James…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 29th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

MESH: Lost Edinburgh

Video about the MESH tool that searches the "Lost Edinburgh's" Facebook images. The MESH project - Mapping Edinburgh's Social History - combines the rich, detailed OpenStreetMap…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 68 plays 0