GLAM/Newsletter/August 2015/Contents/Wikidata report
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Wikidata this month
Daniel Mietchen & Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing)By
- A major step forward with the introduction of measurements for properties (for example for the height and width of paintings) happened in early September, but is worth reporting ASAP
- Arbitrary access is now available on most Wikipedias, with another batch (including the largest, the English Wikipedia) due on 16 September.
- Wikidata has been optimized for viewing on mobile devices. You will be redirected to m.wikidata.org automatically when using a mobile device soon the same way it already happens on Wikipedia. (Editing will only be possible via the special pages!)
- New page: Wikidata:OpenStreetMap to facilitate cooperation with our colleagues at OpenStreetMap
- Inventaire now shows links to ProjectGutenberg ebooks based on Wikidata data (example)
- EventZoom.net extended with OpenStreetMap support, increasing the options for visualizing historical events from Wikidata.
- WikiProject Sum of all Paintings reached the milestone of 100.000 paintings.
- Mix-n-Match has new catalogs including the National Library of Australia.
- @happybirthdayauthors is a new Twitter account posting reading suggestions based on Wikidata data.
- Discussion of how to tag art movements
- Catalogus Professorum Halensis
- ZooBank author ID
- ZooBank publication ID
- IPNI publication ID
- Cooper-Hewitt Person ID
- MoMA artwork id
- Hansard ID
- Catalogus Professorum Academiae Groninganae id
- Teuchos ID
- AllMovie artist ID
- Find A Grave cemetery ID
- Avibase ID
- United States Armed Forces service number
- Dictionary of Ulster Biography ID
- work period start (i.e florit)
- work period end
- Project Gutenberg ebook ID
- African Plant Database
- GitHub username
- ResearchGate ID
For full Wikidata news, see the weekly status updates.
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