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HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

The Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST) - Wikidata and WikiCite

Dario Taraborelli talks about Wikidata and WikiCite at the Summer 2018 workshop for the Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools: https://www.wikidata.org/ http://wikicite.org/ Slides:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 23rd, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

#OER18 Session: Wikidata, the Semantic Web, and the emerging global knowledge base - Martin Poulter, University of Oxford

The Semantic Web has been through the extremes of the hype cycle, from being an imminent revolution that would change all our daily lives, to being a mirage forever out of reach. Now, the vision…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 30th, 2018 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Structured Data: How can Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums grab the low hanging fruit? Europeana at WikidataCon17

Structured Data: How can Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums grab the low hanging fruit? Europeana at WikidataCon17 Europeana (Netherlands, France, Italy) Valentine Charles (User:Vcharles) -…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons - Sandra Fauconnier at WikidataCon 2017

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons: what's coming, and how to be involved. Sandra Fauconnier sfauconnier@wikimedia.org The Wikimedia Foundation and WMDE are currently working to integrate…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Wikidata loves Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales at WikidataCon 2017

Wikidata Loves GLAMs - Jason Evans, National Library of Wales (GLAM is a term used to describe Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). This talk will highlight ways that GLAM's of all…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Wikidata: State of the Project - Lydia Pintscher at WikidataCon 2017

Wikidata: State of the Project Lydia Pintscher lydia.pintscher@wikimedia.de Abstract Wikidata is turning 5 years old. A lot has happened since it started as an empty wiki with no items, properties…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 6th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

The Wikidata (R)evolution - Wikimania 2017

The Wikidata (R)evolution - Wikimania 2017 Wikidata is nearly 5 years old by now. The community has grown and our data is being used in many interesting places and ways. It is time to take a look…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Using Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons and Stuctured Commons: what changes are coming?

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, Wikidata sessions, morning New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons Author of the submission: Jarek Tuszynski aka Jarekt In May 2016, a longstanding feature of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Wikidata and GLAMs - Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales, Wikimedia UK, and the editing community have worked together since 2014 to host a Wikimedian in Residence and in August 2017 the National Library appointed a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Wikidata: current trends and priorities - Lydia Pintscher at Wikicite 2017

WikiCite 2017 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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 25th, 2017 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Wikidata Sparql Query Tutorial

Navino Evans, co-founder of Histropedia (www.histropedia.com), co-presented a Wikidata Showcase at Repository Fringe 2016 at the University of Edinburgh on 2nd August 2016. Here he demonstrates how…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 9th, 2016 0 likes 80 plays 0  

How to edit Wikidata

Sean McBirnie, co-founder of Histropedia (www.histropedia.com), co-presented the Wikidata Advanced Query Workshop at the University of Edinburgh for Repository Fringe 2016 on 2nd August. Here he runs…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 9th, 2016 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Wikidata: Giving more people more access to more knowledge - Lydia Pintscher, Digikult 2016

Many have limited access to information on the web, not least due to language. Wikidata, Wikipedia’s young sister and knowledgebase, is working on changing this situation. Learn about the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 9th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0  

An introduction to Wikidata by Ewan McAndrew at Repository Fringe 2016 | Wikimedia UK

Wikidata is a free and open knowledge base that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. Wikidata acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects including…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 9th, 2016 0 likes 23 plays 0