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Reflections on the Edinburgh Award - Wikimedia Training Intern, Hannah Rothmann.

A video describing Hannah's 12 week Employ.Ed internship from 22 June until 11 September 2020 working with the Wikimedian in Residence, Ewan McAndrew, at the University of Edinburgh.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to add a new item to Wikidata.

A video on how to add an item to Wikidata, a free and open knowledge base that turns information into structured and machine-readable data.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

How to add an image to Wikidata.

Images are an important way to bring data to life. This is a guide for adding a picture to Wikidata for entries which do not already have one. The picture must be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

A brief introduction to Wikidata and how to create an account.

Wikidata is one of the projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation which is a non-profit and charitable organisation.It is a free and open knowledge base that turns information into structured and…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 1 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  

How to use the Wikidata Query Service - Mapping the Scottish Reformation

A video on using the Wikidata Query Service by Dr Chris Langley, Reader in Early Modern History at Newman University, Birmingham, and Co-Director of Mapping the Scottish Reformation.

From  Hannah Rothmann on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Wellcome Collection enriching its data pipelines with Wikidata, LCSH, MeSH, - Harrison Pim

Presentation by Harrison Pim, Wellcome Collection, London Wellcome Collection is starting to enrich its data pipelines with Wikidata, LCSH, MeSH, etc, and using an underlying graph of connected…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Linking UNESCO heritage data with Wikidata - Navino Evans, Histropedia

Presentation by Navino Evans, Histropedia Linking UNESCO heritage data with Wikidata so it can be visualised, connected with other data about the world, and provide direct access to all available…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

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 2 plays 0  

Using Wikidata to link connections in Oxford and beyond - Dr. Martin Poulter

Presentation by Dr. Martin Poulter, Wikimedia consultant Using Wikidata to create and visualise pathways that join up collections within Oxford and beyond. On 19 June 2020, the Science Museum…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 0 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 57 plays 0  

National Library of Wales exploring the benefits of linked open data with Wikidata

Presentation by Jason Evans, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales has been using Wikidata to explore the benefits of linked…

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

Exploring the educational potential of Cultural Heritage in Wikidata - when GLAM and Education collide

Presentation by Shani Evenstein Sigalov Educator, researcher and Free Knowledge advocate When GLAM & Education Collide: Exploring the educational potential of Cultural Heritage in Wikidata. …

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

New usages of Wikidata to support underserved language communities - Lucie-Aimée Kaffee

Wikidata has a diverse community that can help to close the language gap that currently mirrors the lack of diversity of the web at large. The community of Wikidata consists of humans and bots…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 29th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Keynote speech: Why is collecting lexical data one of the best ways we can help support underserved and endangered languages

Ben Yang, the Director of Technology of PanLex, will be discussing the importance of collecting lexical data for underserved languages, PanLex’s role and methodology, and how Wikidata and…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0