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Decolonizing Knowledge Production through Linked Open Data

Abstract A hallmark of the North American colonial process was the production and dissemination of knowledge about Indigenous peoples through the journals and records of colonizers. The violent, and…

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Bulk data item creation using OpenRefine - tutorial by Maggie Lin

Bulk data item creation using OpenRefine - tutorial by Maggie Lin. OpenRefineOpenRefine (openrefine.org) is an open-source desktop application for data cleanup and transformation to other formats,…

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Interview with Sally Kerr - Digital Services Manager (Edinburgh Council)

Open Data in Edinburgh CouncilEUDACT 2015

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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…

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Preliminary findings from a literature review exploring the use of Linked Open Data by museums

Presentation by Jane Winters, School of Advanced Study, University of London Jane will be discussing some preliminary findings from a literature review exploring the use of Linked Open Data by…

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The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map

Presentation by University of Edinburgh student Emma Carroll on the Interactive witchcraft map. "The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map for the first…

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EUDACT 2021-22 introduction

EUDACT 2021 introduction, James Stewart

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Professor Petar Jandrić 'Viral Modernity: Covid-19 and the promise of open science'

In the first section of this recording the embedded video sound conflicts with Professor Jandrić. You will find a complete transcript below. Abstract According to the World Health Organisation…

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An interactive laser cut map of accused witches in Scotland

Students on the Data Science for Design MSc were tasked at the course's annual Data Fair to create engaging visualisations from real world datasets. One group chose to use the University of…

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Glimpse over Wikidata - Lydia Pintscher presents the state of the project at WikidataCon 2019

Wikidata has become so big it's sometimes hard to appreciate what we've accomplished over the past year. Let's take a look together and see what has happened over the past year and how…

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Teaching SPARQL as a Foreign Language - Dr. Martin Poulter at WikidataCon 2019

This talk reports on my experience of using the Wikidata Query Service as a platform to teach non-technical audiences about knowledge representation. This training treats SPARQL as a language to be…

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Interview with a Witchfinder General - Emma Carroll on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland open data project

As part of the Equate Scotland and Careerwise scheme to give Women in STEM students a paid placement in industry, Emma Carroll was employed on a paid internship in Information Services to work with…

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OpenRefine Beginners Tutorial - how to process and reconcile datasets by Emma Carroll

A tutorial on using OpenRefine an open source software used to edit spreadsheets and upload data easily to Wikidata. This tutorial will cover the basics of using OpenRefine. Contents include:…

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The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General - Putting Scotland's accused witches on the map using linked open data

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General: Using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Seminar event hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society on 11 September…

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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…

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The Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST) - Wikidata and WikiCite

Dario Taraborelli talks about Wikidata and WikiCite at the Summer 2018 workshop for the Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools: https://www.wikidata.org/ http://wikicite.org/ Slides:…

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