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Ewan McAndrew Aug 10
Wikipedia is INCREDIBLY useful way of disseminating globally It also has INCREDIBLY small number of 'very active' editors: only 3,455 on English Wikipedia + a lack of diversity where <15% of editors are women BUT
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ElasticSystem 1h
Copy of the letter from Thomas Watts to head Anthony Panizzi in 1855 where he proposed that catalogue entries be ordered by any field – author, title, shelfmark, date, etc – what we now understand as a database with “multiple access points”.
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Srinivas Kodali Feb 16
To all people from . What does open mean to you? In india we're being dictated that personal data collected for digital id is open for anyone to access. personally feel word is being abused
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Ewan McAndrew Apr 24
"To be given the opportunity to translate something practical that will end up being read by people... just that motivation itself was the biggest positive" Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc Students have shared for the last 4 semesters
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Dr Juliet Ó Brien Jul 20
Allegory of the day: post-industrial capitalist consumerism, from simulation to simulacrum hyperreality; , call for books to return to browsables shelves & open stacks in university (& other public) libraries—as open educational resources—for ex. here at UBC
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Open Belgium Mar 14
Did you miss a presentation at Open Belgium 2018 or simply can't get enough from and ? Find all presentations now online at >>
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Ewan McAndrew Jul 20
IS News - University of Edinburgh wins Wikimedia UK's Partnership of the Year. Award recognises the work & advocacy of colleagues , & across to share . Kudos and H/T to
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Open Knowledge FI Dec 5
We're looking for great quotes by women. For sure there must be some. Help! cc
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Open Belgium Dec 6
📢 OPEN CALL FOR OPEN PRESENTATIONS 🔛 Want to speak about and at 2018? Submit your proposal now and share your expertise with 300 fellow open enthusiasts on the 12th of March 2018:
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Ana Brandusescu Aug 10
Job alert! is looking for a Program Officer to play a critical role in pushing forward a new vision for the Education Team, with a focus on the movement. Location: San Francisco or remote.
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Open Knowledge Intl 15m
📩 The August edition of the newsletter is out! Read up on our new Board members, new and citizen-generated data projects, Fellows, news from our network & upcoming events ( ) -
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Open Knowledge Intl Aug 17
Our next newsletter is coming up on Monday! Sign up here to receive updates on our projects, network and events: , or read our last edition at
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Wiki Loves Monuments Aug 16
kicks off on Sept 1st - if you're interested in or then this might be for you! Find out how to enter:
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Ewan McAndrew Aug 15
Wikipedia... and its appropriateness for use in in education settings. Don't mind discussing these things - what we're advocating is taking an *informed* approach so staff & students can weigh it up properly. Have collated a few points here
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Casilli Aug 13
If you read Spanish and you want a crash course in , here's an anthology of my (more or less) recent essays, translated and put online by . 🙏 💾 🖨️ 📖 👇
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OER Bangladesh Aug 12
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Delphine Dallison Aug 12
Great article in the Herald about the wonderful , our new Scotland programme coordinator who's been relentless in her support for the development of projects in Scotland!
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Ewan McAndrew Aug 11
Replying to @emcandre
"The internet is only a technology like any other & does not belong to the West. I don’t see a reason why we cannot utilise that technology to make it work for Africans." Only 1,357 Wikipedia pages in Kikuyu HUGE gaps to be filled in global
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d'aïeux & d'ailleurs Aug 11
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Ewan McAndrew Aug 10
Measuring the Impact of Wikimedians in Academia - a presentation at Maynooth University's Academia & Wikipedia conference in June about the Edinburgh residency to date. Slides:
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