Presentation Type

Lightning Talk

Date

2019-06-18

Description

Wikidata is a free and open knowledge base that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. It is multilingual, structured, and contains more than 56 million data items. Authors, works, repositories, policies, and infrastructure can be represented via Wikidata. This presentation will give a quick overview of Wikidata and how it can extend the reach of your repository. It will also share tips on getting started, scaling up with tools like OpenRefine and QuickStatements, and creating dynamic visualizations with web services like Scholia.

Keywords

Wikidata, institutional repositories

DOI

10.13028/phby-xz56

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Copyright © 2019 Britton

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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Jun 18th, 1:30 PM

Wikidata and Institutional Repositories

Wikidata is a free and open knowledge base that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. It is multilingual, structured, and contains more than 56 million data items. Authors, works, repositories, policies, and infrastructure can be represented via Wikidata. This presentation will give a quick overview of Wikidata and how it can extend the reach of your repository. It will also share tips on getting started, scaling up with tools like OpenRefine and QuickStatements, and creating dynamic visualizations with web services like Scholia.

 

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