GLAM/Newsletter/December 2019/Contents/Wikidata report
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Job vacancies and item 80 million
- Vacancies: You could join the Wikidata team
- We now have Q80000000
- There is a request for comments: on how we handle genealogical data
- the former 'Twitter hashtag' property is now a platform-agnostic hashtag (P2572) property
- Call for Proposals for grants to support WikiCite satellite events (application deadline 1 February)
- A WikiCite event will take place in May 2020 in Cologne. Call for contributions is now open (more info)
Press, articles, blog posts
- Use of Wikidata in GLAM institutions, research report done by the user experience team at Wikimedia Deutschland
- Letra zopak, Scrabble eta euskarazko letrarik ohikoena, about the most common characters in Basque language, and how this should affect automatic letter-soups and Scrabble point-system.
- Two new blog posts about GLAM pilot projects for Structured Data on Commons:
- Data Roundtripping: a new frontier for GLAM-Wiki collaborations, by Sandra Fauconnier
- Leveraging open data at the National Library of Wales, by Jason Evans
- Celebrating FactGrid’s Q100000: Conrad Alexandre Gérard
- Descartes, social networks and popular culture: An excursion into digital scholarship
- Europeana Entity P7704
- On Arxiv
- Dwynwen, adapted from Crotos, provides users with a search interface designed specifically for artworks and other visual digital content from Commons, using Wikidata.
- WDumper, generating customized Wikidata RDF dumps. More information
- MediaWiki Technical Advice IRC Meetings will not continue in 2020
- New languages for monolingual strings: mfa, ckt, abq-Latn, dag
For all other Wikidata news, new properties, etc, see:
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019 12 02
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019 12 09
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019 12 16
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019 12 30
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2020 01 06
(There was no report for the week of 23 December, due to Christmas)
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