was a 3-day conference, summit and hack day hosted in Vienna, Austria, on May 23-25, 2017
. It expands efforts started with WikiCite 2016
to design a central bibliographic repository, as well as tools and
strategies to improve information quality and verifiability in Wikimedia
projects. Its goal is to bring together Wikimedia contributors, data
modelers, information and library science experts, software engineers,
designers and academic researchers who have experience working with
Wikipedia's citations and bibliographic data.
Dario Taraborelli is the head of Wikimedia Research. Here is outlines the long path that lies ahead.