GLAM/Newsletter/April 2015/Contents/Wikidata report
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New feature: GLAM activities in Wikidata
This new report will hopefully become a regular part of the monthly GLAM newsletter. Please contribute to future editions!
- The Library world will use Wikidata to link its information to any and all Wikipedias. No longer English only, but every Wikipedia will be exposed in this way.
- Authority control identifiers are to get their own datatype. (see phabricator:T95287)
- The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision has started a Wikidata-based encyclopedia about Dutch television history called BengDB.
- Wikimedia Sverige adapted a brochure about Wikidata for GLAMs.
- Blog post: Wikidata emerges as central element of GLAM-WIKI 2015
- Commons-WD: a tool to edit Wikidata based on a Commons category
- Notable news of Sum of all paintings for this month:
- All paintings of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, list
- 73 paintings of Edward Burne-Jones, list
- 83 paintings of Alfred Sisley, list
- For an update on the UK's "Your Paintings" on Wikidata, see the UK report item
- Wikidata now has a WikiProject Open Access too – see Open Access report for details
- A list of GLAM-related Wikidata pages is at d:Wikidata:GLAM
New GLAM-related properties:
- Great Aragonese Encyclopedia ID
- RSL book's identifier
- National Portrait Gallery (London) person identifier
- Kaiserhof ID
- DSH object ID
- BAnQ ID
- IPI Code
- Roud Folk Song Index
- HathiTrust id
- Nasjonalbiblioteket photographer ID
- INPN Code
- CERL ID
For full Wikidata news, see the weekly status updates.
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