Wikidata:Status updates/2018 05 14
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This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2018-05-14.
- Open request for adminship: Adminor
- Past: GLAM forum in Yerevan, Armenia, 10-12 May 2018
- slides for 'What is Wikidata: How can GLAMs work with Wikidata?' presentation by Andy Mabbett
- A Wikidata workshop was given by Liam Wyatt and appeared at the national Armenian television
- Wikidata workshop day at GLAMwiki conference in Rotterdam, May 14th
- Wikidata workshop in Paris, May 18th
- Next Wikidata IRC office hour: May 29th at 18:00 (UTC+2, Berlin time) on the channel #wikimedia-office
- Wikidata: a platform for your library’s linked open data by Stacy Allison-Cassin & Dan Scott, in the journal Code4Lib (also posted on Reddit)
- Enriching Reconciled Data with OpenRefine, by Karen Hwang
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- New feature for the Query Service: check the location of the browser
- New monolingual code available: shy (Shawiya)
- You can have a look at the draft for the RDF mapping of Wikibase Lexeme
Did you know?
- Newest properties:
- New property proposals to review:
- General datatypes: IGAC rating, taxon described in publication, jockey, Norsk fjordkatalog-ID, Wikidata:Dataset Imports, toponym
- External identifiers: Bugs! artist ID, Bugs! album ID, KKBOX artist ID, KKBOX album ID, Norsk pop- og rockleksikon ID, Odnoklassniki profile ID, Kunstenpunt organisations, Rockipedia artist ID, Rockipedia album ID, Rockipedia label ID, Rockipedia area ID, Norsk historisk leksikon ID, Univ-droit jurist ID, Relationship Science profile ID, D&B Hoovers company profile, Victorian Heritage Register ID, CIVICUS Monitor country entry, FloraCatalana ID
- Underused properties created >3 months:
- Query examples:
- Fix the bug where changes in the watchlist and Recent Changes on Wikipedia should have been shown but were not (phab:T192673)
- Clarify error message for the merge API (phab:T180296)
- Add violation type to restrict which entity types a property can be used (phab:T164744)
- Added a constraint to blacklist values for a property (phab:T183092)
- Fix a bug showing the wrong alias in the edit summary when editing an alias (phab:T190492)
- Fix some bugs related to displaying thumbnails in statements (phab:T193880, phab:T192667, phab:T193499)
- Continue looking into dispatch issues (phab:T194602)
- Working on adding an integer constraint (phab:T167989)
- Preparing to deploy WikibaseLexeme extension on Wikimedia cluster (phab:T168260)
- Making sure that the form ID counter is preserved when clearing the lexeme via the API (phab:T192264)
- Applying the same validation to the language code of the Lemma and the representation (phab:T191504)
You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here. If you want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer.
- Add labels, in your own language(s), for the new properties listed above.
- Comment on property proposals: all open proposals
- Suggested and open tasks!
- Contribute to a Showcase item.
- Help translate or proofread the interface and documentation pages, in your own language!
- Help merge identical items across Wikimedia projects.
- Help write the next summary!