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Wikipedia and Libraries - Interview with Digital Curator, Gavin Willshaw

Gavin Willshaw is the Digital Curator of the University of Edinburgh. In March 2018, he was interviewed about his experiences editing Wikipedia, adding image collections to Wikimedia Commons, adding…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 17th, 2018 0 likes 37 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 29 plays 0  

Wikimania 2017 - GLAM afternoon session

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, GLAM afternoon session Small GLAMs: opportunities & possibilities of working together with small cultural heritage institutions Michelle van Lanschot (Mtmlan84) - …

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Chromosome Walking

chromosome walking

From  Heather McQueen on March 7th, 2017 0 likes 1,602 plays 0  

How academic libraries can support Wikimedia (& vice versa) - Martin Poulter at Repo Fringe 2016

Dr Martin Poulter is the past Wikimedian In Residence at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, former Wikimedia Ambassador for Jisc, and promotes open education in the Economics Network based at the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2016 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Wikipedia, an introduction - Erasmus Prize 2015

Erasmus Prize 2015 awarded to Wikipedia Wikipedia receives the prize because it has promoted the dissemination of knowledge through a comprehensive and universally accessible encyclopaedia. To…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 9th, 2016 0 likes 40 plays 0  

The Bodleian Shakespeare: A treasure lost... and regained

From the 2010 Oxford University Alumni Weekend. Emma Smith reveals how Oxford University mobilised Alumni support to bring Shakespeare's First Folio back to the Bodleian library over 200 years…

From  Melissa Highton on January 22nd, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0