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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 0 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 4 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 33 plays 0  

Online degree students at Graduation, November 2018

There's no need to come to Edinburgh when you're an online student, but many online students choose to attend their graduation ceremony and take a short break in Scotland's capital…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on November 26th, 2018 0 likes 149 plays 0  

Creative Writing with Peter Ranscombe, (Video 2 of 4) Finding What You Need, Innovating with Open Knowledge

Created as part of the Innovating with Open Knowledge series. Interview with Peter Ranscombe, author of "Hare", an historical fiction novel that asks, what happened to Hare after William…

From  Morna Simpson on August 24th, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Creative Writing with Peter Ranscombe, (Video 4 of 4) Benefits, Innovating with Open Knowledge

Created as part of the Innovating with Open Knowledge series. Interview with Peter Ranscombe, author of "Hare", an historical fiction novel that asks, what happened to Hare after William…

From  Morna Simpson on August 24th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Creative Writing with Peter Ranscombe, (Video 3 of 4) Conditions, Innovating with Open Knowledge

Created as part of the Innovating with Open Knowledge series. Interview with Peter Ranscombe, author of "Hare", an historical fiction novel that asks, what happened to Hare after William…

From  Morna Simpson on August 24th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Creative Writing with Peter Ranscombe, (Video 1 of 4) Context, Innovating with Open Knowledge

Created as part of the Innovating with Open Knowledge series. Interview with Peter Ranscombe, author of "Hare", an historical fiction novel that asks, what happened to Hare after William…

From  Morna Simpson on August 24th, 2017 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Digimap for Schools Wildlife Map Competition winners Mengham Junior School meet Steve Backshall

Winners of the Digimap for Schools Wildlife Map Competition Mengham Junior School, Hayling Island receive their prize – a visit from wildlife expert Steve Backshall. Digimap for Schools is an…

From  Peter O'Hare on July 27th, 2016 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Historical Mapping in Digimap for Schools – georeferencing historical maps

Chris Fleet, Senior Map Curator at National Library of Scotland talks in further detail about digitising and georeferencing historical mapping for use in online mapping services. Digimap for Schools…

From  Peter O'Hare on July 27th, 2016 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Introduction to Historical Mapping in Digimap for Schools

Chris Fleet, Senior Map Curator, at National Library of Scotland provides an introductory overview to historical mapping available in Digimap for Schools. Digimap for Schools is an EDINA delivered…

From  Peter O'Hare on July 27th, 2016 0 likes 18 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 67 plays 0  

MESH: Geocoder

Video about the MESH geocoding tool. The Mapping Edinburgh's Social History (MESH) project team has developed a tool that converts address-based information into a map superimposed either on a…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 33 plays 0  

MESH: Creating a new mapping framework for Edinburgh

The MESH project - Mapping Edinburgh's Social History - superimposes historical data on geo-referenced historical maps. The video explores how surveying almost 100,000 buildings, assigning…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 50 plays 0  

MESH: Comparing changes in the city

This MESH video shows how new tools improve our understanding of the processse of historical change in the city. The tools include multiple (2, 4 or 6) synchronised screens of Edinburgh maps at…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 28 plays 0