WikiProject Women in Red are monthly wiki-editathons to address the "Content gender gap" on Wikipedia and address it in a positive way.Find out more »
In celebration of Black History Month, this event is focused on increasing the representation of women of colour on Wikipedia. Wikipedia is…Find out more »
In this session, open to all University of Edinburgh staff, we will discuss best practice from three recent Wikipedia assignments at the University of Edinburgh and outline the steps that would be involved in running a Wikipedia assignment.Find out more »
Use open, be open. Learn how to create teaching and research presentations that can be shared openly on the web…Find out more »
This year, a record 2,100 high quality pics of listed buildings and monuments were added to Wikimedia Commons to help preserve our cultural heritage online. Now that they are Commons, these can now help illustrate Wikipedia for the benefit of all.
This drop-in session is open to all and will show how easy it is to add these newly taken images to relevant Wikipedia pages.Find out more »
This Copyright and Licensing training course is well-suited to those who require a basic understanding of copyright law, licensing, and open educational resources. For those who already have some knowledge of copyright law and licensing, this course can serve as a refresher.Find out more »
This collaborative event between Edinburgh University’s Centre for Design Informatics, the University’s Wikimedian in Residence, and the Fruitmarket Gallery will give participants a chance to shape information about living Scottish artists for future researchers.Find out more »
Hands-on workshop to create a n OER board game. Explore prototyping and play testing and adding variety and fun by employing different game mechanics.Find out more »
This session will introduce you to Wikisource: Wikimedia’s free library of openly-licensed source texts.
Including: what Wikisource is and how you can engage with it, a short practical activity where you will learn how to navigate Wikisource and proofread a page of text, and an example of how an out-of-copyright/openly-licensed PhD thesis has been transcribed to Wikisource so the text is now 100% searchable, quality-checked and linked to from Wikipedia just 1 click away.