Celtic Knot Conference 2017/Programme/CK113

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Title: Using Wikidata to support small-language wiki content.

Lecture Theatre 1B - University of Edinburgh Business School

Date: 6 July 2017

Time: 3pm to 4pm.

Duration: 1 hour.

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School - Lecture Theatre 1B.

Speakers:

  • Léa Lacroix, Project Manager Community Communication for Wikidata, Wikimedia Deutschland.
  • Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales.


Overview of topic:
Wikidata - The essentials. Learn about the basics of editing Wikidata and discover some of the tools which make it so powerful. Have a go at editing, add data in multiple languages and discover how to search and visualize the data in your chosen language. Practical workshop led by Léa Lacroix, Project Manager Community Communication for Wikidata, and Jason Evans, Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales.(Laptop required for hands on element of the workshop).

In brief:

  • Introduction to Wikidata
  • Examples of SPARQL queries.
  • Questions


Notes: Etherpad link.

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