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February 2019

Histropedia – The Timeline of Everything (FoCL)

February 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
Room 1.10, Main Library, George Square (Central Area)

Histropedia – knowledge from Wikipedia visualised as dynamic timelines Histropedia allows users to create visually dynamic timelines using structured data…

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Histropedia – The Timeline of Everything (FoCL)

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Room 1.10, Main Library, George Square (Central Area)

Histropedia – knowledge from Wikipedia visualised as dynamic timelines Histropedia allows users to create visually dynamic timelines using structured data…

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Wikipedia Diversithon – celebrating diversity in science and Scottish history (FoCL)

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
David Hume Tower (Room LG.07)
Wikipedia Diversithon: Help fix the lack of diversity online through writing new pages about inspiring LGBT+ professionals, BAME professionals, Women professionals. All welcome, page nominations welcome too!

The Diversithon is a Wikipedia editing event in a social and supportive setting to celebrate diversity in science and Scottish history for…

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23 Things for Digital Confidence (FoCL)

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Lister Learning and Teaching Centre – Teaching Studio 2.14, 5 Roxburgh Pl
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom
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laptop with 23 Things logo background

23 Things for Digital Confidence is an award-winning, open, and self-paced course for digital and online skills run here at…

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March 2019

Supporting Open Education and Open Knowledge at the University of Edinburgh

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar

As part of our participation in Open Education Week, we're hosting an informal lunchtime webinar to share our approaches to supporting…

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Decolonise & Diversify the curriculum with Open Educational Resources

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lister Learning and Teaching Centre – Teaching Studio 1.16, 5 Roxburgh Pl
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU
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three flags with the words: community, Equality, Diversity

As part of our participation in Open Education Week 2019, this one-hour workshop for University of Edinburgh staff will explore…

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Getting started with Wikipedia – Editing using the new Visual Editor interface

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room 1.08, Main Library, George Square (Central Area) Edinburgh, United Kingdom + Google Map
Ewan McAndrew stands next to table with women and men on laptops and using books to edit wikipedia

Editing Wikipedia has never been easier using the new Visual Editor interface which makes editing Wikipedia as easy as using…

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Will it Bite Me? Media, Licensing, and online teaching environments

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Patersons Land, Room 1.19 (Moray House), Holyrood Rd
Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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Drawing of the crowsfoot plant, which was often recommended for dog bites and for nosebleeds, with a man being bitten by a dog below.

This one hour information session aims to provide teaching staff with the information and tools to use copyright and licensed…

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Copyright & Licensing training

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lister Learning and Teaching Centre – Teaching Studio 2.14, 5 Roxburgh Pl
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom
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email, by Geralt (Pixabay) CC0 Public Domain

This training course is well-suited to those who require a basic understanding of copyright law, licensing and HE applications, and open educational resources. For those who already have some knowledge of copyright law and licensing, this course can serve as a refresher. Opportunities for questions and discussions will be ample.

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Gif It Up – Introduction to Gif making

March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.13), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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via GIPHY Calling all creative types, history nuts, graphic artists, animators, and lovers of the internet! Learn how to make…

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