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Dr Martin Poulter recently began a 12-month period as Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Oxford, based at the Bodleian Libraries. His first project is with the Hill Forts Atlas project, creating visualisations from shared data, images and text. … Continue reading
Wikipedia is consulted millions of times each month by people all over the world, yet only around one in ten contributors is female. This bias is reflected in the quantity and quality of articles relating to women, both living and … Continue reading
In a national first, Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries and IT Services are collaborating on a four-part course to help academics, students and related staff work with Wikipedia. Oxford University staff and students will earn an ‘Open Knowledge Ambassador’ certificate for … Continue reading
Back in October Academic IT with the Bodliean Libraries ran a week-long series of Wikipedia ‘a-thon’ events to improve the web of knowledge to fairly represent women’s achievements in Science. The events, which were timed to celebrate Ada Lovelace day, … Continue reading
As part of our First World War Centenary activities, we put on a special event this Remembrance season. On the 10th of November, a group of people interested in the First World War gathered at IT Services with the aim … Continue reading
Join us on Tuesday 10th November 2015 when the University of Oxford IT Services are hosting a Wikipedia Editathon on the theme of World War I and Oxford. WHEN? Tuesday 10 November, 2-5pm WHERE? IT Services, 13 Banbury Rd, Oxford … Continue reading