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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 5 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 4 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 use an image from Wikimedia Commons on Wikipedia.

Images are an important part of bringing a Wikipedia page to life. This video talks you through how to add an image to a Wikipedia article from Wikimedia Commons.

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

How to upload an image onto Wikimedia Commons.

Images are an important part of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. This video explains how to upload an image onto Wikimedia Commons, an online repository of free to use media and images.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 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  

OER20 - Wikimedia in Education

Session DescriptionWikipedia in the curriculum helps students to “think critically and make balanced judgements about information. It empowers us as citizens to reach and express informed views…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 1st, 2020 0 likes 0 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 14 plays 0  

An interactive laser cut map of accused witches in Scotland

Students on the Data Science for Design MSc were tasked at the course's annual Data Fair to create engaging visualisations from real world datasets. One group chose to use the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on December 23rd, 2019 0 likes 63 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  

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 0 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Closing Session - Jimmy Wales and Katherine Maher on the Future of the Wikimedia Movement;

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program Farhad Fatkullin – 2018 Wikimedian of the Year; Jimmy Wales, announcing the 2019 winner; Katherine Maher – Wikimedia Foundation…

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