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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 3 plays 0  

The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map

Presentation by University of Edinburgh student Emma Carroll on the Interactive witchcraft map. "The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map for the first…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 64 plays 0  

EUDACT 2019-20 introduction

EUDACT 2019-20 introduction, James Stewart

From  James Stewart on June 8th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

DE seminar Professor Petar Jandrić 'Viral Modernity: Covid-19 and the promise of open science'

In the first section of this recording the embedded video sound conflicts with Professor Jandrić. You will find a complete transcript below. Abstract According to the World Health Organisation…

From  Ileana Iacobescu on May 27th, 2020 0 likes 35 plays 0  

An interactive laser cut map of accused witches in Scotland

Students on the Data Science for Design MSc were tasked at the course's annual Data Fair to create engaging visualisations from real world datasets. One group chose to use the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on December 23rd, 2019 0 likes 91 plays 0  

Glimpse over Wikidata - Lydia Pintscher presents the state of the project at WikidataCon 2019

Wikidata has become so big it's sometimes hard to appreciate what we've accomplished over the past year. Let's take a look together and see what has happened over the past year and how…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Teaching SPARQL as a Foreign Language - Dr. Martin Poulter at WikidataCon 2019

This talk reports on my experience of using the Wikidata Query Service as a platform to teach non-technical audiences about knowledge representation. This training treats SPARQL as a language to be…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 10 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 60 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 125 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 96 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 7 plays 0  

The Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST) - Wikidata and WikiCite

Dario Taraborelli talks about Wikidata and WikiCite at the Summer 2018 workshop for the Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools: https://www.wikidata.org/ http://wikicite.org/ Slides:…

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

#OER18 Session: Wikidata, the Semantic Web, and the emerging global knowledge base - Martin Poulter, University of Oxford

The Semantic Web has been through the extremes of the hype cycle, from being an imminent revolution that would change all our daily lives, to being a mirage forever out of reach. Now, the vision…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 30th, 2018 0 likes 25 plays 0  

15 - Open Data and the Importance of Confidentiality, Control and Public Benefits

Open Data and the Importance of Confidentiality, Control and Public Benefits Dr Mhairi Aitken Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics

From  Ileana Iacobescu on December 2nd, 2017 0 likes 36 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