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How to edit Wikipedia and improve representation online

A brief run through of how information is created, curated and disseminated online on Wikipedia, the free & open encyclopedia, and how you can help improve diversity online and the…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

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 10 plays 0  

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 0 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 109 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 30 plays 0  

Stories of Student Empowerment - a compilation of student feedback on the Wikimedia residency

Stories of Student Empowerment - a compilation of student feedback on the Wikimedia residency. This video was recorded in March 2018 and features contributions from: Jemima John - Law undergraduate…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 18th, 2018 0 likes 99 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Law - Interview with Law undergraduate student, Jemima John

Jemima John, undergraduate student at the University of Edinburgh's School of Law, was interviewed in March 2018 on the crossover between Wikipedia and the study of law and her motivation for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 18th, 2018 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Chemistry - Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery

Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery at the University of Edinburgh's School of Chemistry. Under discussion, Wikipedia's relationship with the study of chemistry and Ada…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 109 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc, was interviewed in March 2018 about his experience translating Wikipedia high quality articles from Spanish Wikipedia to English…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 117 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experiences researching and writing Wikipedia articles on…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 21 plays 0  

10 - From Blank Page to Electronic Labbook

From Blank Page to Electronic Labbook Turning the University Wiki Into an Electronic Lab Notebook Eilidh Troup Tomasz Zielinski

From  Ileana Iacobescu on December 1st, 2017 3 likes 101 plays 1  

Kathabhidhana - an open toolkit for anyone to record their language in a human and machine readable form.

Kathabhidhana is an open toolkit for anyone to record their language in a human and machine readable form. It is a collection of open source tools, educational material, and open sample datasets.…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 20th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Word Count tool - counting the prose text in a Wikipedia article

This script, developed by Dr. Alex Chow at the School of Divinity, adds a Word count to the list of tools normally found on the left of the Wikipedia screen. The script produces an output of the word…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 265 plays 0  

Wikipedia Translation assignment - Published articles with a permanent link

In Autumn 2016, twenty-eight Translation MSc students at the University of Edinburgh selected a 4000 word Wikipedia article in one language and translated it into a different language Wikipedia as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 0 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 138 plays 0  

The Programs and Events Dashboard - a staging area to manage Wikipedia assignments and events

The dashboard helps manage online and offline programs, including editathons, workshops, and education course, and is being designed to work in any language or Wikimedia project. In the dashboard,…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 4th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0