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Wikimania 2019: Integrating Wikidata into Education

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program Wikidata, Wikipedia's sister project, is a structured, linked-data knowledge base. In fact, it is the biggest Semantic Web platform humanity…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

What could Wikimedia’s relationship be to the Global Goals and the UN?

John Cummings Wikimedian in Residence for UNESCO Examples from UNESCO, including the FindingGLAMs project

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 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 37 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - Wikimedian in Residence Ewan McAndrew at #altc - Sessions A-063, A-168, A-174

For more details about this and other conference session visit https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2019/programme Session DescriptionWorking with Wikipedia in the curriculum helps students to “think…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 4th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Accomodation Services - Self Catered Or Catered - Sarah Higgins

Choosing between Catered and Self Catered Accommodation 2019

From  Colin McLean on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 200 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - the Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh

The Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh has been shortlisted for the 2019 LILAC Information Literacy Awards. The CILIP Information Literacy Group is proud to offer an award for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Simon Riley and Richard Smith on the Reproductive Biology Wikipedia assignment

Dr. Simon Riley and Dr. Richard Smith of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health were interviewed in March 2018 about the Wikipedia research assignment Senior Honours students on the Reproductive…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 24 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 22 plays 0  

The Edinburgh Seven: Changing the Way Stories Are Told - Melissa Highton at the Physiological Society - 13 October 2017

The Edinburgh Seven by Melissa Highton, University of Edinburgh, UK Video by Vince Lane. This talk was part of the 'Physiology on Wikipedia' event for Physiology Friday 2017. The…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Introduction to Wikimedia - Andy Mabbett at the Physiological Society 13 October 2017

An Introduction to Wikimedia by Andy Mabbett, The Physiological Society’s Wikipedian in Residence Video by Vince Lane. This talk was part of the 'Physiology on Wikipedia' event…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2017 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Wikidata and GLAMs - Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales, Wikimedia UK, and the editing community have worked together since 2014 to host a Wikimedian in Residence and in August 2017 the National Library appointed a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 34 plays 0  

The Value of a Wikimedian in Residence - Melissa Highton and Ewan McAndrew (University of Edinburgh)

Presenters: Melissa Highton - Melissa Highton - Assistant Principal Online Learning, the University of Edinburgh. Ewan McAndrew - User:Stinglehammer - Wikimedian in Residence at the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Welsh Wikipedia Thinking Big - Keynote address by Jason Evans at the Celtic Knot 2017 conference

Celtic Knot 2017 keynote presentation - Jason Evans (Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales) Welsh Wicipedia – Thinking big Jason Evans will discuss his strategy for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 21st, 2017 0 likes 36 plays 0  

The Wikimedia Residency at the University of Edinburgh

In January 2016, the University of Edinburgh employed a Wikimedian in Residence. The remit was to raise awareness of Wikipedia and its sister projects. To design and deliver digital skills…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 5th, 2017 1 likes 124 plays 0  

Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a University - Martin Poulter at OER17

Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a University. Timeslot: Wed, Apr 5 2017, 11:20am – 12:40pm at the 2017 Open Educational Resources Conference in London. Authors:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 21st, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0