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Witches in Word, not Deed - a series of 3 talks at University of Edinburgh library

This University of Edinburgh event was held on 24 November 2023 and focused on improving the representation of inspiring women online and celebrating the Central Library of Edinburgh's…

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Creating Edinburgh: Introduction to Open Educational Resources

A short introduction to creating, finding and using open educational resources for the Creating Edinburgh: The Interdisciplinary City course.

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Open Education Global 2021 Open Policy Award

The University of Edinburgh thanks Open Education Global for receiving the 2021 Open Policy Award.

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3.2 Open and Free 2021

Internet and Society 2021On Hackers, Free software etc

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Wikimania 2021 : the annual Wikipedia Conference - General Opening with Jimmy Wales

Speakers: Phoebe Ayers, Iolanda Pensa, Joel Letang, Sandister Tei, Gnangarra, Jess Wade and Jimmy Wales What is Wikimania? Wikimania is the Wikimedia movement’s annual conference celebrating…

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Wikipedia in the Curriculum in 'the new normal': Student-led activism promoting knowledge equity and SDG4.

Presentation by Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh, for the Open Education Resources Conference 2021. 21-22 April 2021 Wikipedia in the Classroom in the new…

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Translation Studies MSc - Wikipedia project

Summary of the Translation Studies MSc Wikipedia project with best practice advice. Link to assignment page:…

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Being a Wikimedia UK Trustee

A short reflection on being a Wikimedia UK Trustee by Lorna M. Campbell. Recorded for Trustee Week 2020.

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Closing the Gender Gap | Wikimedia UK

Wikimedia UK is the national chapter for the global Wikimedia movement which supports Wikipedia and its sister sites. This video showcases the work of Wikimedia UK and the community of Wikimedians in…

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Where open and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) converge

Ryan Merkley CEO, Creative Commons How a radically open approach will let us move more quickly, with greater innovation, towards a more equitable result.

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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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And finally... what's your favourite Wikipedia article?

Staff and students at the University of Edinburgh were interviewed in March 2018 about their experiences with Wikipedia. As a final question, they were all asked what their favourite Wikipedia…

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Isabella Skea - writing the Wikipedia article on "The Lass o' Pairts"

Isabella Skea - writing the Wikipedia article on "The Lass o' Pairts" Timelapse demonstration of the process of drafting a new page and then publishing it on Wikipedia.

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How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version 2018 tutorial including how to navigate your way round a page.

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How to edit Wikipedia in 30 mins - 2018 tutorial.

How to edit Wikipedia in 30 mins - a new 2018 tutorial.

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