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Thursday, July 30 • 11:10am - 11:40am
Wikidata Tutorial: Intro to the Basics

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Session recording

Wikidata Tutorial: Intro to the Basics will provide a hands-on introduction to Wikidata and the Wikidata Query Tool.  In this interactive workshop, participants will learn the basic functions of both and how to make simple manual edits to Wikidata items and create simple database queries.  The workshop will also briefly discuss how institutions can use Wikidata effectively.

Links for audience participation: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/User:Gamaliel/LD4

Please write your questions in the Google doc (bit.ly/LD4Conf2020Wikidatafor the Wikidata track.

Session Facilitators

Jackie Shieh

Descriptive Data Management Librarian, Smithsonian Libraries & Archives

Liam Wyatt

Project Manager - WikiCite, Wikimedia Foundation

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Robert Fernandez

Robert Fernandez is an academic librarian and faculty member in the Washington, DC area.  He has worked with Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects since 2004 and is on the board of Wikimedia District of Columbia, a regional Wikimedia outreach group that engages with museums, libraries... Read More →

Thursday July 30, 2020 11:10am - 11:40am PDT