GLAM/Newsletter/July 2019/Contents/Wikidata report
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- The Wikibase community Telegram group has been recreated, here's the invitation link
- The Wikidata Menu Challenge - Wikimania 2019 edition started July 16 and goes on until August 11.
- Property number 7000: DigitalNZ ID is live. This data aggregator has over 30 million records. The proposal was the first from Ambrosia10, a New Zealand editor. You can propose new properties, too!
- Wikimania's draft program has been published
Your reading list
- Placing EveryPolitician on hold by MySociety ("it's clear that Wikidata should be the natural global home for this type of data")
- Celebrity Profiling by Matti Wiegmann et al.,
- Wikidata as opportunity for special collections: the 20th Century Press Archives use case. Presentation at LIBER 2019 (LOD working group of the Association of European Research Libraries), by Joachim Neubert
- A new Wikidata map and comparison with previous maps, by Addshore
- The story of building the inteGraality tool at the Wikimedia Hackathon, by JeanFred
- Des identifiants ouverts pour la science ouverte by the Comité pour la Science ouverte (Open Science Committee), June 2019. Extract: "Since 2012, the Wikidata database has gradually become the global point of convergence for open identifiers." (Depuis 2012, la base Wikidata est devenue progressivement le point de convergence mondial des identifiants ouverts.)
- An International Knowledge Base for all Heritage Institutions by Giovanna Fontenelle and Beat Estermann on SocietyByte
- How to estimate completeness of classes in Wikidata by Michael Luggen et. al. on SocietyByte
- Videos of the presentations given during the Wikidata + OSM workshop in London
- Technical usability of Wikidata’s linked data - Evaluation of machine interoperability and data interpretability, by Nuno Freire and Antoine Isaac
- Chapters submitted for the collaborative book Wikipedia@20
- Lydia Pintscher: Wikidata - Wikipedia’s not so little sister is finding its own way
- Denny Vrandečić: Abstract Wikipedia and Wikidata
- Published in ArXiv:
- DocRED: A Large-Scale Document-Level Relation Extraction Dataset by Yuan Yao et al.
- ConTrOn: Continuously Trained Ontology based on Technical Data Sheets and Wikidata by Kobkaew Opasjumruskit et al.
- New user script for lexicographical data to add Forms on Lexemes that don't have any, by suggesting and filling out templates
- OpenRefine 3.2 was released
- Change in the name pattern of new Wikidata RDF dumps: since July 15th, dumps have a new name format (phab:T226153)
- Reminder for tool builders: Python tools should use a user-agent to access the Query Service. If you recently encountered issues with the Query Service, please check that your tool is compliant to m:User-Agent policy.
- Structured Data on Commons: RDF output for MediaInfo is now available (example)
- Edits with the tag #suggestededit-add 1.0 come from the suggested edit feature on Wikipedia's Android app: see the FAQ for more information
- wbEntity config value has been dropped - if you used it, please consider replacing it
- Scripts that use the Query Service need to be identified by user-agent header
For all other Wikidata news, new properties, etc, see:
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019_07_01
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019_07_08
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019_07_15
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019_07_22
- d:Wikidata:Status updates/2019_07_29
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