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Six in six minutes - 3 students and 3 staff discuss Wikipedia in the Classroom at the University of Edinburgh

Contributors include:Karoline Nanfeldt - 4th year Psychology undergraduate student. Tomas Sanders - 4th year History undergraduate student. Aine Kavanagh - Senior Hons. Reproductive Biology student.…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Simon Riley and Richard Smith on the Reproductive Biology Wikipedia assignment

Dr. Simon Riley and Dr. Richard Smith of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health were interviewed in March 2018 about the Wikipedia research assignment Senior Honours students on the Reproductive…

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Stories of Student Empowerment - a compilation of student feedback on the Wikimedia residency

Stories of Student Empowerment - a compilation of student feedback on the Wikimedia residency. This video was recorded in March 2018 and features contributions from: Jemima John - Law undergraduate…

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Wikipedia and Law - Interview with Law undergraduate student, Jemima John

Jemima John, undergraduate student at the University of Edinburgh's School of Law, was interviewed in March 2018 on the crossover between Wikipedia and the study of law and her motivation for…

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Wikipedia and Information Literacy - Academic Support Librarian Ruth Jenkins

Ruth Jenkins, Academic Support Librarian at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, discusses the Wikipedia research assignment on the Reproductive Biology Honours programme and her own evolving…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Psychology student Karoline Nanfeldt

Karoline Nanfeldt, 4th year Psychology student, was interviewed in March 2018 on Wikipedia and the study of psychology, her experience of adding references to Wikipedia as part of the #1Lib1Ref…

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Wikipedia and Chemistry - Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery

Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery at the University of Edinburgh's School of Chemistry. Under discussion, Wikipedia's relationship with the study of chemistry and Ada…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc, was interviewed in March 2018 about his experience translating Wikipedia high quality articles from Spanish Wikipedia to English…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experiences researching and writing Wikipedia articles on…

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The Edinburgh Seven: Changing the Way Stories Are Told - Melissa Highton at the Physiological Society - 13 October 2017

The Edinburgh Seven by Melissa Highton, University of Edinburgh, UK Video by Vince Lane. This talk was part of the 'Physiology on Wikipedia' event for Physiology Friday 2017. The…

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Word Count tool - counting the prose text in a Wikipedia article

This script, developed by Dr. Alex Chow at the School of Divinity, adds a Word count to the list of tools normally found on the left of the Wikipedia screen. The script produces an output of the word…

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Wikipedia Translation assignment - Published articles with a permanent link

In Autumn 2016, twenty-eight Translation MSc students at the University of Edinburgh selected a 4000 word Wikipedia article in one language and translated it into a different language Wikipedia as…

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The Wikimedia Residency at the University of Edinburgh

In January 2016, the University of Edinburgh employed a Wikimedian in Residence. The remit was to raise awareness of Wikipedia and its sister projects. To design and deliver digital skills…

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The Programs and Events Dashboard - a staging area to manage Wikipedia assignments and events

The dashboard helps manage online and offline programs, including editathons, workshops, and education course, and is being designed to work in any language or Wikimedia project. In the dashboard,…

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Building Bridges Not Walls - Wikipedia's new Content Translation tool

Wikimedia’s mission is to be ‘the sum of all human knowledge’. That Wikipedia has amassed over 43 million articles in over 295 languages in its short existence is quite incredible…

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How easy is Wikipedia's new Visual Editor to use? - 5 min walkthrough

Previously, to edit Wikipedia you needed to learn HTML markup. Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface means editing Wikipedia is much more akin to Wordpress blogging or using Microsoft Word…

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