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Japanese and Korean Studies - Course Options Hub 2021 - LLC

In this short video, Professor Aaron Moore and Dr Holly Stephens introduce a range of courses in Japanese Studies and Korean Studies. If you want to study the Japanese or Korean language as an…

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Exploring the Main Page on Wikisource

A video exploring Wikisource's Main Page. Wikisource, the free library

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 27th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Wikipedia at the University of Edinburgh

An introduction to Wikipedia at the University of Edinburgh. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Final Day Opening: Reflecting on the Past, Present and the Future

Final Day Opening: Reflecting on the Past, Present and the Future SpeakersSession host: Winnie Kabintie, Wikimania Core Organizing Team, Wikimedia User Group KenyaA greeting from the WHO:Dr Tedros…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Integrating Wikidata into the Wikimedia projects

SpeakersIndividual presentations (5 minutes each):User:Mike Peel (overview) User:Nirali Sahoo (synchronising Wikipedia and Wikidata) EricaAzzellini (Mbabel) Benoît Prieur (French Wikipedia and…

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Neat and tidy: data quality on Wikidata

Session Notes (etherpad)SpeakersLydia Pintscher is the product manager of Wikidata. She studied computer science at the University of Karlsruhe before joining Wikimedia in 2012. She is a long-time…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Wikimedia and Sustainability-Selecting topics for impact

SpeakersJan Ainali Daniel Mietchen AbstractThis workshop will address how the United Nations's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can serve as a framework that helps maximize the social impact…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

How The Wikipedia Library can help you write great articles

SpeakersSam Walton AbstractIn this session we will give an overview of what The Wikipedia Library is and how community members can access and use it effectively.The session will include a demo…

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Science and storytelling: Why who we talk about matters - Dr. Jess Wade at Wikimania 2021

LIGHTNING TALK: Science and storytelling: Why who we talk about matters & Celebratory Toast Dr. Jess Wade will talk about Science and storytelling: Who we talk about matters.Dr. Wade is a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Preventing COVID-19 misinformation: A panel with Wikipedia, public health experts, and news media

Preventing misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic: How Wikipedia, public health SpeakersDr. Sanjay Gupta (moderator), CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico’s…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Celebrating the Wikipedia Education Program

SpeakersWikipedia & Education User Group Board:LiAnna Davis Susanna Mkrtchyan Ziko van Dijk Filip Maljković João Alexandre Peschanski AbstractThe history of the Wikimedia movement is…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 16th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Internet Archive and Wikimedia: a virtuous collaboration

SpeakersMark Graham, Internet Archive AbstractThe Internet Archive has been a strategic partner of the Wikimedia movement since its beginning, with the Wayback Machine archiving cited sources and…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 16th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

RedWarn and improving Wiki counter vandalism into the 2020's

SpeakersEd Englefield Chlod Alejandro AbstractWe are Ed6767 and Chlod, two aspiring young and technically minded Wikimedians who, along with the rest of the RedWarn team, have developed one of the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 16th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Attracting experts to contribute to Wikimedia movement

SpeakersDiptanshu DasAbstractThe Wikimedia movement has successfully harnessed the power of the masses contributing collaboratively. However, academicians still are sceptical about Wikipedia. Its…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 16th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Wikipedia and the Collaborative Humanities

SpeakersSavannah Cragin, CCCC Wikipedian-in-ResidenceAbstractThis session reports on 1) the work of the CCCC Wikipedia Initiative and WikiProject Writing and 2) the challenges of establishing…

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An overview of the COVID-19-related content of Wikimedia projects

Wikimedia logo family with SARS-CoV-2 virusSession Notes (etherpad)Slides are available via doi:10.5281/zenodo.5201623.SpeakersNetha Hussain, Daniel MietchenAbstractThe Wikimedia content related to…

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