User:Daniel Mietchen/FSCI 2017

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This page facilitates an elective at the FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI) 2017 in San Diego. It is entitled "WT07: Using Wikidata in Research and Curation" and scheduled to take place in the afternoons of Wednesday, August 2 and Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 13:30-16:30 PDT. More information will be added here on an ongoing basis in preparation for as well as during the course.

Introductions to Wikidata[edit]

For a 15min Wikidata introduction using this slide, see this recording and go to 16:12 min.
Wikidata's data model
Wikidata - A Gentle Introduction for Complete Beginners
An overview of Wikidata as given at Wikimania 2017


Selection of items[edit]

Selection of properties[edit]

Further reading[edit]


FSCI participants registered for this elective are encouraged to create a Wikidata account and then to add their account name to this page. To do this, type four tildes (~~~~); upon saving the page, this will automatically insert your username and the date.


Open questions[edit]

The topics below came up in the discussion and have since all been addressed in one way or another. They are left in place in order to give an idea about what happened during the course.

The logos of Wikimedia projects. Click on image to get to a page with annotations and links.