Wikidata:Dataset Imports/Crossref journals

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Dataset name[edit]

Crossref journals




Dataset description[edit]

Import the missing Crossref journals

Additional information[edit]

Progress of import[edit]

Wikidata item for the dataset Description of dataset Create and import data into spreadsheet Structure of data within Wikidata Format the data to be imported Match the data to existing data Importing data into Wikidata Date import complete and notes
?? Name: Crossref Journals

Source: Crossref

Link: Crossref

Description: Import the missing Crossref journals

Link: data table


To do:



Example item:


To do:

Done: google sheet

To do:


Done: mix-n-match

To do:


Done: Missing ISSNs have been added to existing journal items on WD

To do: Missing journals need to be created for the missing journals.


Date complete:


Edit history[edit]

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See the example entry in the table below for a good way to record an individual entry. Make sure you replace this entry when you record you're first edits!

DateDescriptionMethodPropertyQualifiersReferencesStatements addedStatements removedLink to import sheet
31 Dec 2018Import of 'Number of out of school children', covering most countries and regions from 1999 - 2014QuickStatementsnumber of out-of-school children (P2573)
  • reference URL (P854)
  • stated in (P248)
  • 20000Google sheet

    Discussion of import[edit]

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    Wikidata item for dataset[edit]

    Import data into spreadsheet[edit]

    Format the spreadsheet to import the data[edit]

    Structure of data within Wikidata[edit]

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    Importing data into Wikidata[edit]

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