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Wikicite 2018 - Keynote: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge

Executive Director of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation Katherine Maher keynoted WikiCite 2018 with her talk on: Wikimedia as the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge. …

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Wikidata, Wikibase, & a federated ecosystem of knowledge - Dario Taraborelli, Daniel Mietchen

Over the past several years, interest in leveraging Wikidata as an open knowledge base has been growing in areas ranging from cultural heritage institutions and libraries to research and technology…

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#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…

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Inventaire: Experiments on a federated database on books using Wikidata - Maxime Lathuilière

The state of inventaire.io experiments on a federated database on books using Wikidata entities, properties, and data model Maxime Lathuilière at WikiCite 2017. Github:…

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Preliminary findings of the Librarybase project - James Hare at WikiCite 2017

Preliminary findings of the Librarybase project (James Hare) Librarybase: http://librarybase.wmflabs.org/wiki/Librarybase:HomeProject whose goal is to host all citations from Wikipedias. James…

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Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a University - Martin Poulter at OER17

Putting Wikipedia and Open Practice into the mainstream in a University. Timeslot: Wed, Apr 5 2017, 11:20am – 12:40pm at the 2017 Open Educational Resources Conference in London. Authors:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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