was a 3-day conference, summit and hack
day hosted in Vienna, Austria, on May 23-25, 2017
. It expands efforts
started with WikiCite
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
Wikidata for Digital Preservation: Technical Metadata for file formats, software, and configured environments (Katherine Thornton - Digital Conservator at Yale University Library )
Software curation: CDs or floppies published with a book, old websites (need to be archived), etc. How to keep them working (demoable)? The materials are at risk of deterioration: libraries don't have the relevant legacy software environment.
Such materials are decsribed using traditional MARC (which is not adequate for this).
Technical metadata needed for preservation in libraries. May need to rethink strategy for objects (like software).
Select a book, a legacy environment is automatically started and relevant software inside it (at present these are created by hand):
Demo of Mac OS9 - showing images off a CDROM disk image, using IE4
P1072: readable file format (Wikidata SPARQL query), shown as a bubble chart.