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Tuesday, November 17 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
The Joys of Connecting Your Collections to Wikidata - [SOLD OUT]

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Wikidata is the evolution of Wikipedia towards a modern structured data system that has gained popularity with numerous cultural, heritage, and scientific institutions around the world to interconnect their holdings and bring new interactive capabilities to their collections data. This workshop provides a practical guide to how Wikidata works, the ways museums and libraries can immediately work with it, and a participatory demonstration of its powerful linked open data and visualization tools. Practical case studies from The Met Museum and the Smithsonian Institution, among others, will be shown while walking attendees through the various stages of contribution, collaboration, and co-creation with Wikidata.

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Andrew Lih

Wikimedia strategist, Wikimedia
Andrew Lih is one of the world's foremost experts on Wikipedia and the Wikimedia movement and is the author of the book The Wikipedia Revolution: How a bunch of nobodies created the world’s greatest encyclopedia (2009). He currently serves as the Wikimedia Strategist at The Metropolitan... Read More →


Tuesday November 17, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm EST
Deep Dive/Workshop Channel (limited space)