Category Archives: Wikipedia

Public Keys in ORCID Profiles

Andy Mabbett suggests that people include a reliable link to their PGP public key, in their ORCID profile. Continue reading

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Matching ORCID and other authority control identifiers in Wikidata BEACON

Andy Mabbett, describes a new tool, Wikidata BEACON, which can match authority control and other identifiers, including ORCIDs. Continue reading

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Finding ORCID identifiers used in Wikidata & Wikipedia

A brief note from Andy Mabbett, describing a new tool, Resolver, which can find whether an ORCID identifier is used in Wikidata or Wikipedia – in any language. Continue reading

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Using AutoHotKey macros to make typing – and life – easier

Andy Mabbett has started using the open-source application AutoHotKey, and recommends it. Continue reading

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It was twenty years ago today…

Andy Mabbett marks the twentieth anniversary of his on-line presence with a call to protect user’s rights Continue reading

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Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society of Chemistry

Andy Mabbett has been appointed Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society of Chemistry. Continue reading

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Whatever happened to Henry Wheeler of Bath: tailor, naval signalman, and Desert Island Discs castaway?

Andy Mabbett wonders what became of Henry Wheeler, a wartime “Desert Island Discs” castaway, about whom little is known. Continue reading

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Help Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons by transcribing small pieces of text

Andy Mabbett invites you to help Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons by transcribing small pieces of text, such as those on images of foundation stones and signposts. Continue reading

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What have I been up to, lately?

A round-up of some of Andy Mabbett’s recent activities. Continue reading

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