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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 3 plays 0  

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 4 plays 0  

How to make your own article.

When making your own article you should aim for at least 100 words with three citations. You should draft your article in your sandbox. Tip: use an exemplar page as your guideline.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 4 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 a heading for references.

A brief video on how to adding a heading for your references section on you Wikipedia article.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to add a citation.

Citations are the most important element of any Wikipedia page. No page should be on Wikipedia if it cannot be backed up from a high quality published secondary source. You should aim to have a…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How to format your Wikipedia article - adding bolds, headings, links and italics.

A video tutorial explaining how to use some of the basic formatting tools using the Visual Editor on Wikipedia.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 3 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 3 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 create a user page on Wikipedia.

Before starting this step make sure you are logged on and you have enabled Visual Editor. Once you have created a user account you should create a user page on Wikipedia as this is a place where…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Exploring the Wikipedia main page

A brief outline of Wikipedia's main page. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 3 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 8 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  

What could Wikimedia’s relationship be to the Global Goals and the UN?

John Cummings Wikimedian in Residence for UNESCO Examples from UNESCO, including the FindingGLAMs project

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

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General - Putting Scotland's accused witches on the map using linked open data

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General: Using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Seminar event hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society on 11 September…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 12th, 2019 0 likes 91 plays 0