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Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition which takes part throughout the month of September every year, and is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. The aim is to crowdsource as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why I am editing Wikipedia by Dr. Jess Wade at Women in STEM Connect

Talk by Dr. Jess Wade at the University of Edinburgh's Women in STEM Connect edit-a-thon on Sunday 16th August 2020.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

How to edit Wikipedia - a 1 hour tutorial

Editing Wikipedia has never been easier using the new Visual Editor interface which makes editing Wikipedia as easy as using Microsoft Word or Wordpress blogs. This 1 hour workshop is aimed…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to create an account on Wikipedia.

A video on how to create an account on Wikipedia. Anyone can create a user account on Wikipedia. You should choose your username carefully as all your edits will appear under this name. It does not…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

How to enable the visual editor on Wikipedia.

A video on how to enable the visual editor on Wikipedia.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How to use QuickStatements - a tool to bulk upload data onto Wikidata.

A video tutorial on how to use QuickStatements to bulk upload data onto Wikidata by Dr Sara Thomas, Scotland Programme Coordinator, Wikimedia UK.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Education UK Summit // Summary

Wikimedia UK in partnership with Coventry University held an event on Wikimedia for educators. This one-day event explored the potential of editing Wikipedia (and other Wikimedia platforms) for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 31st, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?Colin Smith and Tara Spires-Jones, UK Dementia Research Institute at The University of EdinburghApproximately 50…

From  Peter Crooks on January 27th, 2020 0 likes 125 plays 0  

Closing the Gender Gap | Wikimedia UK

Wikimedia UK is the national chapter for the global Wikimedia movement which supports Wikipedia and its sister sites. This video showcases the work of Wikimedia UK and the community of Wikimedians in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 7th, 2020 1 likes 15 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 0 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 52 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 7 plays 0  

OpenRefine Beginners Tutorial

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 August 2nd, 2019 0 likes 246 plays 0  

The Future of Wikipedia with Katherine Maher | Wikimedia UK

Katherine Maher, Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director, gave a talk on the future of Wikipedia at Newspeak House in Shoreditch, East London as part of an event hosted by Wikimedia UK. This video…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 22nd, 2019 0 likes 4 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 25 plays 0