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Internship Blog #2: 4 weeks into my Wikimedia Internship by Hannah Rothmann
July 31, 2020 12:55 pm by Ewan McAndrew
I have now finished 4 very busy weeks of my Wikimedia Training Internship! These past few weeks I have begun developing ideas and plans for training materials for Wikipedia and Wikidata and for a website where I can share these materials. This has meant that, among other things, I have been learning how to create …
Internship Blog #3: #WCCWiki Colloquium 2020 by Hannah Rothmann
July 31, 2020 12:54 pm by Ewan McAndrew
Today I had the chance to attend the #WCCWiki Colloquium 2020. This was an event organised by the Women’s Classical Committee UK. #WCCWiki describes itself as ‘a crowd-sourced initiative that aims to increase the representation of women classicists (very broadly conceived) on Wikipedia.’ [1] Since they started in 2016, they have edited and/or created more …
Internship Blog #1: My First Week by Hannah Rothmann
July 31, 2020 12:40 pm by Ewan McAndrew
Hi, my name is Hannah and I will be going into the final year of my Classics degree in September. I have just finished week 1 of my Wikimedia Training Internship; the start date was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty that came with it. Adjusting to working remotely from home, meeting …


Happy #WorldLizardDay! Enjoy this illustration of a marine iguana found only on the Galápagos Islands.
The CC BY licensed image is from former @EdinburghUni student Charles Darwin's 'The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle'.
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Looking to create a solid foundation of copyright knowledge?
Our new 1hr online training for UoE staff 'Building Blocks of UK Copyright and Exceptions' launches Thur Aug 20th 12noon-1pm!