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FORCE2018 at McGill University on October 11-12, 2018 – with pre-conference workshops on Oct 10 hosted at Concordia University
Friday, October 12 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
A hands-on introduction to Wikidata and WikiCite

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In this session we'll give a hands-on introduction to Wikidata and the creation, curation and extraction of structured data about scholarly works, authors, institutions (part of the WikiCite initiative). You'll learn about the Wikidata data model and make your first edits. You'll learn how to populate a Wikidata entry from a DOI or an ORCID and how to retrieve and visualize data in SPARQL via the Wikidata Query Service. No prior knowledge of Wikidata or Wikimedia projects is required.


Speakers
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Daniel Mietchen

Researcher/Scholar/Scientist, Data Science Institute, University of Virginia
- Integrating research workflows with the Web - Engaging the research community and the public with open research workflows - Using open research workflows in educational contexts
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Dario Taraborelli

Director of Research, Wikimedia Foundation
Dario is a social computing researcher and open knowledge advocate based in San Francisco. He is the Director, Head of Research at the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia and its sister projects. His research interests focus on online collaboration... Read More →


Friday October 12, 2018 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Room C14, New Residence Hall Conference Centre, McGill University 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal, Quebec H2X 3P8