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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 0 likes 20 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 11 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 5 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  

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 1 plays 0  

How to move your article into the live space.

Once you feel your article is ready, you can move it into Wikipedia's live space! Please note: there is a restriction on new user accounts whereby new users are not permitted to publish to…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 1 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 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 0 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 0 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 0 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 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 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 2 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