A brief introduction to Wikidata and how to create an account.
From Hannah Rothmann
Wikidata is one of the projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation which is a non-profit and charitable organisation.
It is a free and open knowledge base that turns information into structured and machine-readable data.
- a repository of the world's knowledge
- a database that anyone can read and edit
- free and open source software
- all data is CC-0 licenced meaning it can be used by anyone