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What does Community & Belonging Mean for Students?

Dr. Cathy Bovill and Prof. Tina Harrison discuss the different strategies that are available for creating a sense of belonging for large groups of students in a hybrid context. This video was…

From  Joseph Arton on September 23rd, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

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

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 27th, 2021 0 likes 35 plays 0  

How to make an account on Wikisource

A video explaining how to create an account on Wikisource, the free online digital library managed by the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikisource Main Page: Wikisource, the free library

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Tower Block Archive - Aberdeen Pattypan Upload to Wikimedia Commons

A video demonstrating the process of uploading images to Wikimedia Commons in bulk using Pattypan. In this example, images from the Tower Block Archive are uploaded. Tower Block Archive: Home |…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

(UG/PG) How-to get support in University-managed accommodation from Residence Life (ACE)

The Residence Life team at the University of Edinburgh are here to support all students living in University accommodation. We promote wellbeing, build community, create a home away from home and…

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 23rd, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

(UG/PG) How-to arrive in University-managed accommodation (ACE)

Unsure what the arrivals process looks like and want to know what to expect? Need to know what to bring with you to University? Want to know what will be happening over the arrivals period? This…

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 23rd, 2021 0 likes 171 plays 0  

(UG and PG) How-To: connect to eduroam

This how-to video explains how to easily connect to the University’s secure network eduroam before you arrive on campus. It provides information on how to use the eduroam Connection App, and…

From  Tim Gray on August 3rd, 2021 1 likes 2,989 plays 0  

PG How to get support in University accommodation

Residence Life are a dedicated support service at University accommodations. They are a diverse team of professionals and students who facilitate the building of healthy communities, get to know the…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Reflections on the Edinburgh Award - Wikimedia Training Intern, Hannah Rothmann.

A video describing Hannah's 12 week Employ.Ed internship from 22 June until 11 September 2020 working with the Wikimedian in Residence, Ewan McAndrew, at the University of Edinburgh.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

How to create a new Wikipedia article.

When making your own article you should aim for at least 100 words with three citations. You should draft your article in your sandbox. Tip: use an exemplar page as your guideline.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 39 plays 0  

How to add a new item to Wikidata.

A video on how to add an item to Wikidata, a free and open knowledge base that turns information into structured and machine-readable data.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

How to add a heading for references.

A brief video on how to adding a heading for your references section on you Wikipedia article.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

How to add a citation on Wikipedia

Citations are the most important element of any Wikipedia page. No page should be on Wikipedia if it cannot be backed up from a high quality published secondary source. You should aim to have a…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 1 likes 12 plays 0  

How to format your Wikipedia article - adding bolds, headings, links and italics.

A video tutorial explaining how to use some of the basic formatting tools using the Visual Editor on Wikipedia.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0