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National Library of Scotland

An introductory video from the National Library of Scotland for students of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology introducing the Library and its resources. Welcome Week, 2021.

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National Library of Wales exploring the benefits of linked open data with Wikidata

Presentation by Jason Evans, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales has been using Wikidata to explore the benefits of linked…

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Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

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#OER18 Session - Anne-Marie Scott: "A piece of illumination enlarged – using OER for access and activism in cultural heritage"

For session information see https://oer18.oerconf.org/sessions/a-piece-of-illumination-enlarged-using-oer-for-access-and-activis... Description“…digital heritage is inherently…

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Wikidata loves Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales at WikidataCon 2017

Wikidata Loves GLAMs - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales (GLAM is a term used to describe Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). This talk will highlight ways that GLAM's of all…

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Wikidata as universal (library) thesaurus - Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands

Wikidata as universal (library) thesaurus Theo van Veen - theo.vanveen@kb.nl Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands AbstractAt the research department of KB we linked named…

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Wikidata and GLAMs - Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales, Wikimedia UK, and the editing community have worked together since 2014 to host a Wikimedian in Residence and in August 2017 the National Library appointed a…

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Welsh Wikipedia Thinking Big - Keynote address by Jason Evans at the Celtic Knot 2017 conference

Celtic Knot 2017 keynote presentation - Jason Evans (Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales) Welsh Wicipedia – Thinking big Jason Evans will discuss his strategy for…

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Celtic Knot 2017 - Panel discussion & closing plenary: The Politics of Language Online

Title: The Politics of Language Online - Plenary Panel Date: 6 July 2017Chair: Lorna Campbell, OER Liaison - Open Scotland, Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division at the University of…

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The Scottish Gaelic Uicipeid project - Susan Ross at the Celtic Knot 2017

The Scottish Gaelic Uicipeid project: a talk discussing the role of the Gaelic Wikipedian at the National Library of Scotland and the success/failures of encouraging Gaelic speakers to make the…

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The Celtic Knot: a Wikipedia Language Conference at the University of Edinburgh

The Celtic Knot Conference 2017 is the first Wikipedia Language conference organised in collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Wikimedia UK focusing on supporting Celtic &…

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Digimap for Schools Wildlife Map Competition winners Mengham Junior School meet Steve Backshall

Winners of the Digimap for Schools Wildlife Map Competition Mengham Junior School, Hayling Island receive their prize – a visit from wildlife expert Steve Backshall. Digimap for Schools is an…

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Historical Mapping in Digimap for Schools – georeferencing historical maps

Chris Fleet, Senior Map Curator at National Library of Scotland talks in further detail about digitising and georeferencing historical mapping for use in online mapping services. Digimap for Schools…

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Introduction to Historical Mapping in Digimap for Schools

Chris Fleet, Senior Map Curator, at National Library of Scotland provides an introductory overview to historical mapping available in Digimap for Schools. Digimap for Schools is an EDINA delivered…

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MESH: Geocoder

Video about the MESH geocoding tool. The Mapping Edinburgh's Social History (MESH) project team has developed a tool that converts address-based information into a map superimposed either on a…

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MESH: Creating a new mapping framework for Edinburgh

The MESH project - Mapping Edinburgh's Social History - superimposes historical data on geo-referenced historical maps. The video explores how surveying almost 100,000 buildings, assigning…

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