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Inch Park Introduction Video

This short video introduces the virtual tour of Inch Park. Please work your way through this Learn page and the Google Virtual Tour to see what we discussed on the fieldtrip and hopefully you will be…

From  Anthony Newton on September 27th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition which takes part throughout the month of September every year, and is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. The aim is to crowdsource as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Introduction to Scottish Studies Courses

This video introduces four option courses in Scottish Studies which are available to all students across the university. If you are interested in learning about the culture and traditions of…

From  Gary West on August 20th, 2020 0 likes 38 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…

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

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…

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

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

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. …

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 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 22 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Creating visibility for the world’s cultural heritage institutions

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program Through this presentation we will introduce the efforts to collect information about the cultural heritage institutions (often called GLAM, an…

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

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 1 likes 43 plays 0  

Structured Data: How can Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums grab the low hanging fruit? Europeana at WikidataCon17

Structured Data: How can Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums grab the low hanging fruit? Europeana at WikidataCon17 Europeana (Netherlands, France, Italy) Valentine Charles (User:Vcharles) -…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Wikidata loves Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales at WikidataCon 2017

Wikidata Loves GLAMs - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales (GLAM is a term used to describe Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). This talk will highlight ways that GLAM's of all…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Wikidata as universal (library) thesaurus - Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands

Wikidata as universal (library) thesaurus Theo van Veen - theo.vanveen@kb.nl Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands AbstractAt the research department of KB we linked named…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Blogging With Images For The Spirit of Leithers, (Video 5 of 5) Benefits, Innovating With Open Knowledge

This video is part of the Innovating with Open Knowledge series at The University of Edinburgh. Interview with Fraser Parkinson, Community Manager at Spirit of Leithers Facebook Page, and Norman…

From  Morna Simpson on August 26th, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Blogging With Images For The Spirit of Leithers, (Video 4 of 5) Conditions, Innovating With Open Knowledge

This video is part of the Innovating with Open Knowledge series at The University of Edinburgh. Interview with Fraser Parkinson, Community Manager at Spirit of Leithers Facebook Page, and Norman…

From  Morna Simpson on August 26th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0