Wikimedian in Residence

Wikimedian in Residence

The University of Edinburgh’s Wikimedia residency facilitates a sustainable relationship between the University and Wikimedia UK to the mutual benefit of both communities through improved open knowledge exchange. The work of the residency aligns with the University of Edinburgh’s Digital Skills Framework. You can book to attend upcoming workshops on MyEd or via the Wikimedia in Scotland page.

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The free, human-curated online library.

“Libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university)... and about access to information.”  - Neil Gaiman

A collection of free-to-use media files which anyone can contribute to.

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There is common cause between Wikimedia and the University of Edinburgh in supporting equality, diversity and inclusion and promoting knowledge equity online.

Find more information on what a Wikimedian in Residence does and why this role is crucial to the University.

There are many ways you can use these skills further.

Witchfinder General Emma Carroll researching at the Scottish Studies Archives 2019

Blogs related to and exploring all things Wikipedia, Wikidata and Wikimedia related.