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Welcome to R

An overview of R and its capabilities

From  Lisa Norman on May 29th, 2020 0 likes 79 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 88 plays 0  

Open Knowledge Maps for the Wikiverse - Peter Kraker at WikiCite 2017

Open Knowledge Maps for the Wikiverse! (Peter Kraker)Slides: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Open_Knowledge_Maps_for_the_Wikiverse!.pdf Open Knowledge Maps:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 17 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 20 plays 0  

Digimap for Schools in use at St Mark’s Church of Primary School, Southampton

Mr Beare, teacher at St Mark’s Church of England Primary School, Southampton is interviewed about their use of Digimap for Schools. Digimap for Schools is an EDINA delivered national online…

From  Peter O'Hare on July 27th, 2016 0 likes 16 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 34 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 54 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