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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 6 plays 0  

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons - Sandra Fauconnier at WikidataCon 2017

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons: what's coming, and how to be involved. Sandra Fauconnier sfauconnier@wikimedia.org The Wikimedia Foundation and WMDE are currently working to integrate…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Import books from Internet Archive to Wikisource

Wikisource volunteer, Sam Wilson, demonstrates how to import texts from the Internet Archive on to Wikisource, Wikimedia's hyperlinked free digital library. Using the IA Upload tool to get a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 25th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Using Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons and Stuctured Commons: what changes are coming?

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, Wikidata sessions, morning New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons Author of the submission: Jarek Tuszynski aka Jarekt In May 2016, a longstanding feature of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Wikidata and GLAMs - Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales, Wikimedia UK, and the editing community have worked together since 2014 to host a Wikimedian in Residence and in August 2017 the National Library appointed a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Histropedia - the Timeline of Everything

Histropedia: “The power of data visualisation combined with free knowledge.” Histropedia is a website developed by Navino Evans and Sean McBirnie that visualises different events in the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 103 plays 0  

A chat with Katherine Maher - Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation

A chat with Katherine Maher - Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation. https://donate.wikimedia.org Also view on Wikimedia Commons:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 5th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016

The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 reveal a world of monuments, lovingly depicted by volunteers. Wikimedia Blog:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 5th, 2017 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Introduction to Wikisource - The Free Content Library

The Introduction to Wikisource session was recorded at Repository Fringe 2016 at the University of Edinburgh on 2nd August 2016 as part of the Wikidata & Wikisource Showcase event. 1.Wikisource…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Alice White - Wikimedian in Residence at the Wellcome Library | Wikimedia UK

This video is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ For full licensing details and more…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 22nd, 2016 0 likes 154 plays 0  

Editing Wikipedia using Visual Editor:Part 2.3 Adding an image

This video demonstrates how to add an image to a Wikipedia article using Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 189 plays 0  

How academic libraries can support Wikimedia (& vice versa) - Martin Poulter at Repo Fringe 2016

Dr Martin Poulter is the past Wikimedian In Residence at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, former Wikimedia Ambassador for Jisc, and promotes open education in the Economics Network based at the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2016 0 likes 8 plays 0  

"Your OERs will outlive you: Open Education in the long term" - Martin Poulter at Repo Fringe 2016

Dr Martin Poulter is the past Wikimedian In Residence at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, former Wikimedia Ambassador for Jisc, and promotes open education in the Economics Network based at the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0