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Wikipedia and Libraries - Interview with Digital Curator, Gavin Willshaw

Gavin Willshaw is the Digital Curator of the University of Edinburgh. In March 2018, he was interviewed about his experiences editing Wikipedia, adding image collections to Wikimedia Commons, adding…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 17th, 2018 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Creating Wikisource author pages

An introduction to creating author pages on English Wikisource, Wikipedia's sister project, by Wikisource volunteer Sam Wilson. Works with non-existent author pages:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 19th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Import books from Internet Archive to Wikisource

Wikisource volunteer, Sam Wilson, demonstrates how to import texts from the Internet Archive on to Wikisource, Wikimedia's hyperlinked free digital library. Using the IA Upload tool to get a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 25th, 2017 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Wikimania 2017 - Lightning talks

Wikimania 2017 - Day 3, 11am Lightning talks https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Lightning_talks Moderator: Léna Integration of Wikidata into Wikivoyage Let's Take the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Introduction to Wikisource - The Free Content Library

The Introduction to Wikisource session was recorded at Repository Fringe 2016 at the University of Edinburgh on 2nd August 2016 as part of the Wikidata & Wikisource Showcase event. 1.Wikisource…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Wikimania 2016 - Projects: Wikisource, OpenStreetMap

by Andrea Zanni and Simone Cortesi In this session, Andrea Zanni and Simone Cortesi give a basic introduction to Wikisource and OpenStreetMap, sister projects of Wikipedia. Wikisource is a digital…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 17th, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

"Your OERs will outlive you: Open Education in the long term" - Martin Poulter at Repo Fringe 2016

Dr Martin Poulter is the past Wikimedian In Residence at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, former Wikimedia Ambassador for Jisc, and promotes open education in the Economics Network based at the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Wikisource and Wikibooks: Open education on Wikipedia’s sister projects - Martin Poulter at OER16

This presentation by Martin Poulter, Wikimedian in Residence at the Bodleian Library, is a critical look inside some of Wikipedia’s sister projects. Wikipedia is successful as a highly-used…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 10th, 2016 0 likes 6 plays 0