Digital Rights Lounge
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English
Workshop
Beginner
Create, Contribute, Edit: A Wikidata Workshop

Short thesis

This workshop will be a general orientation workshop about Wikidata - a free, collaborative, multilingual, secondary database that can be read and edited by anyone in the world.

Description

Wikidata is a free, collaborative, multilingual, secondary database that collects structured data to provide support for Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, the other wikis of the Wikimedia movement, and to anyone in the world. Wikidata aims to create a free knowledge base about the world that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike.

This workshop will be a general orientation workshop; the following will be discussed:

  • Introduction to Wikidata and its importance
  • Wikidata items
  • Wikidata labels, descriptions
  • Property and statement
  • Complete structure of a Wikidata item
  • Wikidata references
  • Using Wikidata in Wikipedia, using statement, property
  • Wikidata gadgets
  • A couple of Wikimedia labs tools

Speakers

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