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June 2018

Lecture recording: licensing, media use, and open educational resources

June 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Argyle House, Room EW.10, 3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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This one hour presentation is the first topic in the Lecture Recording Training Programme and provides practical advice to help…

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Sharing research to Wikipedia and Wikidata – disseminating knowledge and improving impact

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 1.07, 1st Floor, Main Library (Central Area), George Square
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Shelf with a row of books title Wikipedia Contributors (multiple volumes)

Wikipedia is the fifth most visited website in the world and a top 5 referrer of DOIs. Citing high quality…

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Introduction to Open Data with Wikidata and Histropedia – the timeline of everything

June 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Room 1.07, 1st Floor, Main Library (Central Area), George Square
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Wikidata – “the source for open structured data on the web and for facts within Wikipedia.” (Wallis, 2014) Wikidata is a free and open…

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Introduction to Wikipedia’s sister project: Wikisource – the Free Digital Library

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room 1.07, 1st Floor, Main Library (Central Area), George Square
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Safeguarding digital heritage and ‘the democracy of reading’ (Smith in Shaffi, 2015) has never been more important. In this session we…

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July 2018

Lecture recording: licensing, media use, and open educational resources (webinar)

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This one hour webinar is the first topic in the Lecture Recording Training Programme and provides practical advice to help…

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Resource Lists & Open Textbooks (Information Session)

July 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hudson Beare Building (classroom 6), Kings Buildings
Sketch of an open book with the words 'Open Text Books' and arrow spreading out to figures of people reading and using tech

This session will provide an introduction and overview of the Resource List service and how it can be used to provide streamlined student access to learning and library materials. And an introduction and overview of Open Textbooks, what they are, how they can be used, and where to find them.

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Lecture recording: licensing, media use, and open educational resources

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Swann Building, Room 7.15 (Kings Buildings), Swann Building
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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This one hour presentation is the first topic in the Lecture Recording Training Programme and provides practical advice to help…

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Copyright & Licensing Training – July

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.14), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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The practical applications in Higher Education of the most recent social or technical development (MOOCs, social media, digitisation and online…

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Teaching with Wikipedia: What do I need to know first?

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Training Room 1.11, Edinburgh University Library, 50 George Square EH8 9LJ United Kingdom + Google Map

In this session, open to all University of Edinburgh staff, we will discuss best practice from four recent Wikipedia assignments…

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Train the Trainer event – Learn how to run Wikipedia training for inside/outside the curriculum

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room 1.07, 1st Floor, Main Library (Central Area), George Square
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Hands are cupping a mini wikipedia globe made from wet sand

The University's Information Services team will run a training session for anyone who wants to learn how to run Wikipedia editing sessions…

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