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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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My interview, about Wikipedia, with Jamillah Knowles, for BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Outriders’

Andy Mabbett was interviewed, about Wikipedia, by Jamillah Knowles, for BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Outriders’. Continue reading

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The BBC, Regional News and Sport, and Hyperlocal Blogs

Andy Mabbett reports the BBC’s agreement to his request that they consider linking to news stories on hyperlocal blogs and invites expressions of interest from suitable English bloggers. Continue reading

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The BBC, Open Content and Wikipedia

Andy Mabbett describes how the BBC could make more use of Wikipedia’s open-licensed content on its regional news and sport pages Continue reading

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The BBC’s fundamental misunderstanding of copyright

The BBC’s response to a complaint by Andy Mabbett shows a fundamental misunderstanding of copyright law. Continue reading

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My interview about Wikipedia, with BBC WM’s Carl Chinn

Andy Mabbett was interviewed, about Wikipedia, on Carl Chinn’s BBC WM radio programme. Continue reading

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BBC Balloon Release Complaint

Prof. Jim Al-Khalili, on the BBC’s ‘Chemistry: A Volatile History’, (ep. 2) released a big, red, helium-filled balloon, with a string attached.

On its return to earth, the balloon will become litter. Balloons are harmful to wildlife, so I complained to the BBC. Continue reading

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25 things about Andy Mabbett

0000-0001-5882-6823I’ve been wondering whether anyone would tag me to give “Seven Things you Never Knew About Me”, and how on Earth I would come up with that many. My friend and colleague Emma Routh tagged me on Facebook in a … Continue reading

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