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Leith Improvement Scheme - 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. Leith Improvement Scheme…

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

A New Open GLAM Program at Creative Commons

SpeakersBrigitte Vezina AbstractGLAMs’ public interest mission is squarely aligned with the open access ethos. Indeed, making their collections as openly accessible, shareable, and reusable as…

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

Structured data on Wikimedia Commons: today and tomorrow

AbstractThe development of Structured Data on Commons, or SDC, took place between 2017 and 2019. Since then, it has been an important feature to make media files on Wikimedia Commons more…

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

Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition which takes part throughout the month of September every year, and is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. The aim is to crowdsource as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

How to use an image from Wikimedia Commons on Wikipedia.

Images are an important part of bringing a Wikipedia page to life. This video talks you through how to add an image to a Wikipedia article from Wikimedia Commons.

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

How to upload an image onto Wikimedia Commons.

Images are an important part of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. This video explains how to upload an image onto Wikimedia Commons, an online repository of free to use media and images.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 48 plays 0  

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons - Sandra Fauconnier at WikidataCon 2017

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons: what's coming, and how to be involved. Sandra Fauconnier sfauconnier@wikimedia.org The Wikimedia Foundation and WMDE are currently working to integrate…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Import books from Internet Archive to Wikisource

Wikisource volunteer, Sam Wilson, demonstrates how to import texts from the Internet Archive on to Wikisource, Wikimedia's hyperlinked free digital library. Using the IA Upload tool to get a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 25th, 2017 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Using Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons and Stuctured Commons: what changes are coming?

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, Wikidata sessions, morning New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons Author of the submission: Jarek Tuszynski aka Jarekt In May 2016, a longstanding feature of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 15 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Histropedia - the Timeline of Everything

Histropedia: “The power of data visualisation combined with free knowledge.” Histropedia is a website developed by Navino Evans and Sean McBirnie that visualises different events in the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 155 plays 0  

A chat with Katherine Maher - Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation

A chat with Katherine Maher - Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation. https://donate.wikimedia.org Also view on Wikimedia Commons:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 5th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016

The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 reveal a world of monuments, lovingly depicted by volunteers. Wikimedia Blog:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 5th, 2017 0 likes 4 plays 0