Wikidata: An Introduction to the Database of the World’s Knowledge

January 4, 2017 0

Imagine Wikipedia’s information in a structured form: that’s Wikidata. Wikidata is a free, open, collaborative, and multilingual knowledge base that can be read by both humans and machines. It’s a central storage for structured data that can be used by Wikipedia and its sister projects, as well as the general public. Wikidata proves to be a powerful and useful tool for libraries, museums, mapping services, developers, and everyday people. Kevin Payravi will present ‘Wikidata: An Read More

Research Commons at the Ohio State University Libraries Tour

May 16, 2016 0

Join CO-ASIS&T and Meris Mandernach and Joshua Sadvari for a tour of the new Research Commons at The Ohio State University on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. The Research Commons at The Ohio State University Libraries leverages campus partnerships to provide support services at each stage of the research lifecycle. It enhances the Libraries’ mission by providing a hub for collaborative, interdisciplinary research that is both expertise and technology enabled. The Research Commons promotes the use Read More

CO-ASIS&T Annual Business Meeting – Copyright & You

September 4, 2014 0

This is our annual business meeting where the chapter officers provide an update to the membership and open the floor for nominations for open office positions. During this seminar you will learn basic copyright information and gain an understanding of fair use. There will be information on the history of copyright, using copyright-protected work, and the public domain.  We will also provide information on the use of copyright-protected works in the library and in teaching Read More

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