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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 0 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Enhancing Awareness to the Gender Gap through EDUWiki

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program This Panel will explore how diversity and specifically the Gender Gap could be addressed in EDUWiki initiatives around the world.We will also discuss…

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

How to create multiple sandboxes/personal draft spaces on Wikipedia

A sandbox is where you draft content before it goes into the Wikipedia live space. Wikipedia is always going to be a work in progress but it is best practice to draft content in your personal…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

How to copy drafted text from one sandbox to another for a group editing assignment

This video demonstrates first how to copy drafted text from one Wikipedia sandbox (one editor's personal draft space) to another user's sandbox i.e. so that a page can be pieced together…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

How to edit existing pages on Wikipedia the right way.

This video demonstrates how you should edit existing pages on Wikipedia the correct way. i.e. being logged in using a Wikipedia account and adding an 'In use' template if you are doing…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - Wikimedian in Residence Ewan McAndrew at #altc - Sessions A-063, A-168, A-174

For more details about this and other conference session visit https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2019/programme Session DescriptionWorking with Wikipedia in the curriculum helps students to “think…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 4th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Wikicite 2018 - Keynote: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge

Executive Director of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation Katherine Maher keynoted WikiCite 2018 with her talk on: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge. …

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 22nd, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The Future of Wikipedia with Katherine Maher | Wikimedia UK

Katherine Maher, Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director, gave a talk on the future of Wikipedia at Newspeak House in Shoreditch, East London as part of an event hosted by Wikimedia UK. This video…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 22nd, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - the Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh

The Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh has been shortlisted for the 2019 LILAC Information Literacy Awards. The CILIP Information Literacy Group is proud to offer an award for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Supporting Open Education & Open Knowledge at the University

This webinar was hosted by the University of Edinburgh's OER Service as part of Open Education Week 2019. Join Lorna M. Campbell (OER Service), Stuart Nicol (Education Design and Engagement),…

From  Lorna Campbell on March 6th, 2019 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

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From  Ewan McAndrew on January 30th, 2019 1 likes 288 plays 0  

Wikidata, Wikibase, & a federated ecosystem of knowledge - Dario Taraborelli, Daniel Mietchen

Over the past several years, interest in leveraging Wikidata as an open knowledge base has been growing in areas ranging from cultural heritage institutions and libraries to research and technology…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 23rd, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

And finally... what's your favourite Wikipedia article?

Staff and students at the University of Edinburgh were interviewed in March 2018 about their experiences with Wikipedia. As a final question, they were all asked what their favourite Wikipedia…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Isabella Skea - writing the Wikipedia article on "The Lass o' Pairts"

Isabella Skea - writing the Wikipedia article on "The Lass o' Pairts" Timelapse demonstration of the process of drafting a new page and then publishing it on Wikipedia.

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Moving a drafted article into Wikipedia's live space.

Video tutorial to demonstrate how to move a drafted article into Wikipedia's live space.

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 581 plays 0