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Wikidata Visiting Scholar
As the National Library of Wales' Wikidata Visiting Scholar I have worked on the following projects:
- Welsh Landscape Collection
- Welsh Landscape Collection as a dynamic list.
- Count of artists, engravers and publishers associated with the Welsh Landscape Collection.
- Geoshapes of buildings depicted in the Welsh Landscape Collection with associated prints.
- Welsh book trade
- Welsh Journals
- Welsh Newspapers Online
- Graph showing place of publication (in red) for titles in the Welsh Journals and Welsh Newspapers Online collections.
- List of Welsh journals and newspapers with place of publication, publisher and date of first issue.
Citations, coverage in articles, blogs and presentations, awards received etc
- Our Wikidata Visiting Scholar, National Library of Wales blog post by Jason Evans.
- Spotlight: Wikidata Visiting Scholar. The_Wikipedia_Library/Newsletter/November-December2016.
- The Power of Open Data, RCAHMW Digital Past Blog, 21 December 2016.
- Case study: The National Library of Wales, chapter from Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson (2017) Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage. London: Facet Publishing, pp. 126-132.
- Wikidata: the new hub for cultural heritage, Oxford University Museums Partnership blog post by Martin Poulter, 19 January 2017.
- Resource discovery and Wikidata, Bodleian Libraries blog post by Martin Poulter, 21 June 2017.
- Trends in Linked Open Data, KCL King's Digital Lab blog post by Samantha Callaghan, 25 July 2017.
- Honourable Mention at the UK Wikimedian of the Year 2017 awards.
- Congratulations to our Wikimedians Of The Year!, Wikimedia UK blog post by John Lubbock, 1 August 2017.
- Wikidata loves GLAMs, WikidataCon 2017 presentation by Jason Evans.
- Wikidata and Libraries: Facilitating Open Knowledge, book chapter by Mairelys Lemus-Rojas and Lydia Pintscher. Published (2018) in "Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge" (pp. 143-158). Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.
- Bringing Wikimedians into the Conversation at Libraries/Wikipedia Visiting Scholars, part of a book chapter by Alex Stinson and Jason Evans. Published (2018) in "Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge". Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.
- Wikidata in GLAMs, How and why, EuropeanaTech Conference 2018 presentation by Jason Evans.
- Celtic Knot 2018 - How can Wikidata support minority language Wikipedias, Wikimedia UK blog post by Delphine Dallison, 1 August 2018.
- Celtic Knot 2018: Preserving endangered languages with Wikipedia, SLIC blog post by Delphine Dallison, 13 July 2018.
- Celtic Knot : la conférence Wikipédia autour des langues, Wikimedia France blog post by Nicolas Vigneron, 20 July 2018.
- Old Periodicals, a New Datatype and Spiderfied Query Results in Wikidata, my guest post for the National Library of Wales blog republished in OpenMethods, with an introduction by Klaus Thoden, 1 August 2018.
- Wikipedia and libraries, article by John Lubbock. Published in Alexandria: The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues, 26 August 2016.
- WikiCite Tutorial 2: Data ingest tools for Wikidata: Source Metadata and OpenRefine, 28 November 2018.
- UniversityLeeds on @Wikidata. Simon Cobb at #WikiCite, 27 November 2018.
- Libraries in Wikidata presentation at GLAM-WIKI 2018, 3 November 2018.
- Simon Cobb using @wikidata's linked open data to explore 5000 prints in @NLWales' Landscape Collection, 12 October 2017.
Academic publishing / Open Access
- Countries of the world geoshapes.
- Countries of Europe geoshapes.
- Countries of Europe geoshapes with population as coloured layers.
SPARQL queries for ongoing tasks
- Buildings in Ireland
Dynamic Wikidata Lists
- Welsh Landscape Collection (faceted by entity depicted).
- Engravers and artists in the Welsh Landscape Collection.
- 1933 book burning locations.
- Libraries damaged during World War II.
- Libraries and library buildings (faceted by country).
- Post boxes in the UK.
- Archives at Leeds University Library.
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