Hi everyone, Over the past week, we've shared two amazing testimonials from previous participants in our online Wikidata how-to courses. If you've been wanting to know more about what these courses can do for you, I invite you to read the testimonials below.
*Join the Open Data Movement | March 5 – April 9 | **Online* An online course (Thursdays, 10 – 11am PST) for those new to linked data, or for those looking for a curriculum that covers data ethics, metadata production, the advantages of linked data, and an overview of Wikidata policies. *Jackie Shieh, a Descriptive Data Management Librarian at Smithsonian Libraries, recently completed our Wikidata how-to course for beginners. **Below, Jackie provides a detailed account of what that experience was like.* *https://wikiedu.org/blog/2020/01/09/a-linked-data-platform-with-the-potential-that-metadata-professionals-long-for/ <https://wikiedu.org/blog/2020/01/09/a-linked-data-platform-with-the-potential-that-metadata-professionals-long-for/>* *Elevate your Collections | March 3 – April 7 | **Online* An online course (Tuesdays, 11am – 12pm PST) for anyone already familiar with linked data or Wikidata, or those looking for a project-based course that explores specific Wikidata tools and approaches. *Jake Kubrin is Metadata Librarian at the Stanford Law School Robert Crown Library who recently completed our intermediate-level Wikidata training course. Below he shares what linked open data makes possible for his work.* *https://wikiedu.org/blog/2020/01/17/how-to-share-an-oral-history-collection-more-widely/ <https://wikiedu.org/blog/2020/01/17/how-to-share-an-oral-history-collection-more-widely/>* *Join us* If you're interested in joining our next round of courses this March, don't forget that if you enroll with a colleague you each get $200 off course registration. *Final registration closes February 21, 2020.* Cheers, Samantha *_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _* *Samantha Weald* Customer Success Manager Wiki Education 628-502-4275 saman...@wikiedu.org @WikiEducation learn.wikiedu.org _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to mcn-l, the listserv of the Museum Computer Network (http://www.mcn.edu) To post to this list, send messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe or change mcn-l delivery options visit: http://mcn.edu/mailman/listinfo/mcn-l The MCN-L archives can be found at: http://email@example.com/