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Putting Wikimedia and open practice into the mainstream in a university

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Slides from my talk on the first day of OER17, with examples of resources created by remixing research data.

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Putting Wikimedia and open practice into the mainstream in a university

  1. 1. Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a university Martin Poulter, @mlpoulter Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Me!
  2. 2. • In a research-focused university, change is driven by star researchers and the needs of major research projects and their funding streams. • Is there an alchemy that turns the base metal of research data into the gold of open educational resources? 2
  3. 3. Wikidata logo © the Wikimedia Foundation 3 Bibliographic Biographic Geographic Taxonomic Authority file etc. Data about anything broadly notable. A knowledge base of freely- shareable secondary data
  4. 4. Early Modern Letters Online 4
  5. 5. EMLO map http://tinyurl.com/h6uvw8r Use the mouse wheel to zoom in. 5
  6. 6. EMLO timeline http://tinyurl.com/k3lm2hq Use the Filter icon to select a scholarly society 6
  7. 7. Voltaire as a historian 7
  8. 8. Voltaire timeline http://tinyurl.com/hkqgvqf Use the drop icon to choose a type of work such as Play or Historical work. Links go to Wikipedia articles. 8
  9. 9. 9 Surface level Identifiers, locations, names Scholarly “meat” original research and interpretation; primary data; Fine detail
  10. 10. 10 Surface level Identifiers, locations, names Scholarly “meat” original research and interpretation; primary data; Fine detail
  11. 11. Atlas of Hillforts 11
  12. 12. Atlas of Hillforts One-side guidance sheet for the Hillforts study group Everybody uploading adds a category. Query to see recent additions to that category
  13. 13. Thanks • Twitter: @mlpoulter • Project page at Wikipedia:GLAM/Oxford on Wikipedia 13

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