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Introduction to Wikisource - Wikipedia's sister project and the free digital hyper library

Introduction to Wikisource - Wikipedia's sister project and the free digital hyper library How to get started uploading open-licenced books to be OCR-ed and proofread and linked to Wikipedia.…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 5th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

M&M Podcast 25: The one where we talk to Ewan McAndrew and Clea Strathmann about knowledge equity and Wikipedia

The twenty-fifth episode (we think) of the Michael and Myles (M&M) podcast sees us talking with Ewan McAndrew (Wikimedian in Residence) and Clea Strathmann (Open data and knowledge equity…

From  Michael Gallagher on July 1st, 2021 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Scotland -5 years supporting open knowledge - Digital Skills Festival

5 years' supporting open knowledge and 21st century digital research skills with Wikipedia and its sister projects About this event “Historically, knowledge has been concentrated in the…

From  Christina Hussell on June 24th, 2021 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Archiving Gaps: Reading Zimbabwe and The Internet

Tinashe Mushakavanhu (Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellow at IASH) discusses critical meditations on archiving gaps.Despite the ubiquity and easy access the internet promises, it has also been…

From  Roisin O'Brien on April 28th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Curriculum in 'the new normal': Student-led activism promoting knowledge equity and SDG4.

Presentation by Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh, for the Open Education Resources Conference 2021. 21-22 April 2021 Wikipedia in the Classroom in the new…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 23rd, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

CL - 13c - Machines in Haskell

In this video we formalise the definition of an FSM, describe how a machine and its behaviour may be represented in Haskell.In this video we use lists to represent the sets used in the mathematical…

From  Haoran Peng on November 17th, 2020 0 likes 335 plays 0  

Translation Studies MSc - Wikipedia project

Summary of the Translation Studies MSc Wikipedia project with best practice advice. Link to assignment page:…

From  Karen Howie on November 5th, 2020 0 likes 50 plays 0  

Being a Wikimedia UK Trustee

A short reflection on being a Wikimedia UK Trustee by Lorna M. Campbell. Recorded for Trustee Week 2020.

From  Lorna Campbell on November 4th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Korean Studies MSc workshop

22nd October workshop for the Korean Studies MSc looking at how information is created, curated and disseminated online and how Korean Studies MSc students can improve global understanding of their…

From  Karen Howie on November 3rd, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

WikiCite 2020: The state of WikiCite - an initiative to collect bibliographic and citation information, particularly references cited

Part of the WIkiCite 2020 Virtual Conference: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite/2020_Virtual_conference 02:09 - Presentation by Daniel Mietchen Summary: WikiCite is an initiative to…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 29th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Professional Skills for GAFS (1) - Week 4 - Searching for Scientific Literature

Please note: captions are autogenerated. Please note: This was an experimental way of filming materials - if you don't like it I can re-record :) In this short session, Jill will go over the…

From  Jill MacKay on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Topic 20: Common density functions and their properties (PETARS, Chapter 4)

This video introduces a number of common probability density functions that are used in signal processing algorithms. Examples are given over finite-intervals, the entire real axis, and…

From  James Hopgood on September 23rd, 2020 0 likes 100 plays 0  

How to edit Wikipedia and improve representation online

A brief run through of how information is created, curated and disseminated online on Wikipedia, the free & open encyclopedia, and how you can help improve diversity online and the…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 15th, 2020 1 likes 32 plays 0  

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 13 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 28 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 17 plays 0