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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 1 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 1 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…

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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 2 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 22 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…

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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. …

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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 2 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 16 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  

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 4 plays 0  

Keynote speech: "Questioning Wikidata" - Os Keyes, researcher at University of Washington

Abstract:With almost 60 million items, Wikidata is an incredible knowledge base for human and machine systems, and a testament to the power of collaborative work. But is "the wonderful world of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 14 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 9 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 1 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 42 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 88 plays 0