Hi everyone,

Wanted to check in again and let you know that we are running our final
round of Wikidata professional development courses next month. More below!

Are you interested in exploring alternatives to current metadata practices?
Are you also curious about the applications of structured, linked data?
When asked what future participants would get out of our Wikidata how-to
courses, 70% and 90% of previous participants recommended these two
learning objectives. If you're interested in access, openness, and having
an impact then this course is for you!

*-- *Sign up now at data.wikiedu.org *--*

*Join the open data movement *
*An online course for beginners to linked data, or for those looking for a
curriculum that covers data ethics, the advantages of linked data, and an
overview of Wikidata policies.*

   - First meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
   - Meeting time: Tuesdays from 1-2pm PT (4-5pm ET) via Zoom
   - Last meeting: Tuesday, December 3 (*no session the week of 11/11*)
   - Read more and sign up: https://wikiedu.org/wikidata/beginners-course/

*Elevate your collections *
*An online course for anyone already familiar with linked data or Wikidata,
or those looking for a project-based course that explores specific Wikidata
tools and approaches.*

   - First meeting: Monday, October 21st, 2019
   - Meeting time: Mondays from 11am-12pm PT (2-3pm ET) via Zoom
   - Last meeting: Monday, December 2 *(no session the week of 11/11)*
   - Read more and sign up:

*"The conversations were great. The instructors were knowledgeable, but
some of the most rewarding parts came from hearing what other course
participants were working on." - find more Wikidata course details and
testimonials online *

The $800 cost of these courses covers collaborative group sessions with
peers, technical training so you can successfully contribute to Wikidata,
and the time and opportunity to thought-partner with our linked data
experts about Wikidata projects for your institution.

E*nroll before October 1st and save $100, or e**nroll with a colleague and
save $200 each!* Financial aid available for those without access to
professional development funds - just reach out for more info!

Please let me know if you have any questions,
*_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _*
*Samantha Weald*
Customer Success Manager
Wiki Education
Twitter: @wikieducation
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