[Metadatalibrarians] Register now for our final Wikidata training courses in 2019

Samantha Weald samantha at wikiedu.org
Thu Oct 10 10:19:34 PDT 2019

Hi everyone,

Did you know that this week is the final week to register for our final
Wikidata training courses in 2019? We'd love for you to join - but
registration closes on Monday, October 14th so don't forget to register
soon at data.wikiedu.org.

This curriculum is for you if you're interested in.....

   - *Elevating the visibility of your collections; *
   - *Mapping culturally significant data from your industry to Wikidata;*
   - *Drawing new insights about data using Wikidata’s visualization and
   query tools;*
   - *Tracking and linking existing data in Wikidata to your data;*
   - *Developing an equitable and inclusive model for linked data;*
   - *Enriching Wikidata with new data to improve representation and
   - *Teaching data literacy to students and colleagues.*

As a reminder, we're offering a beginner course for those new to linked
data as well as an intermediate course for those familiar with linked data.
Plus, if your institution is considering hosting two participants in any of
our courses, did you know that we are still offering a group discount? We
also have financial aid available for anyone without access to professional
development funds. Check out our course registration forms linked below for
more information.

-- Join the open data movement --
An online course 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.

- October 22 - December 3, 2019 (no session week of 11/11)

- Tuesdays from 1-2pm PT (4-5pm ET) via Zoom
- 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.

- October 21 - December 2, 2019 (no session week of 11/11

- Mondays from 11am-12pm PT (2-3pm ET) via Zoom
- https://wikiedu.org/wikidata/intermediate-course/

Let me know if you have any questions or comments, and please feel free to
share with your friends and colleagues in libraries, museums, the digital
humanities, and more!

Hope to see your registrations soon,

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Samantha Weald
Customer Success Manager
Wiki Education
samantha at wikiedu.org
Twitter: @wikieducation

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