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Wikidata for Wikimedia Commons users, Wikidata for beginners[edit | edit source]

About[edit | edit source]

  • Title: Wikidata for Wikimedia Commons users, Wikidata for beginners
  • Speaker: Jan Lochman, Juandev, Czech Wikipedia
  • Day, time, location: Saturday 17 August, 9:30, Alexievich
  • Summary: How to add structured data to files on Wikimedia Commons, use its features and intro to Wikidata.
  • Methodology: theory, demonstration, learning by doing


Why and how[edit | edit source]

  • request from Wikimedia Commons users to remove the language barrier - English categories
  • WMF uses Wikidata as a solution


Wikidata[edit | edit source]

  • different design of information, database
  • why we created Wikidata?
    • search wikipedia using more conditions
      • Excercise 1: information about Stockholm
      • Excercise 2: information about female Sweedish writers of the 20th century, who were born in Stockholm (Example: via wikidata)
    • have a free database
    • other reason?
  • information designed in triples


Contribute to Wikidata[edit | edit source]

  • Example: creation of an item of a blog post
  • Excercise 3: create an item from one of these blog posts
    • What if I typed in wrong Label? - you can symply change it, no need of moving lable like in other WMF projects
    • What if I dont know the name of Property or Value in English? - you just switch your language and continue in your mother tongue
    • What if I dont know English at all? - you just switch to your mother tongue and contribute in your mother tongue


Search in Wikidata[edit | edit source]

Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons[edit | edit source]


Searching files via structured data[edit | edit source]

  • text search in development
  • query service in development
  • simple keyword search:
    • Excercise 5: Copy&paste the following sample of code to the search box at WMC and determine what you got. Provide the same search results via fulltext search of browsing categories:
      • haswbstatement:P131=Q1792 haswbstatement:P180=Q746708
        • Way to find this result via fulltext search or via categories:
    • Excercise 6: thing about the usage of search options learnt for Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons, what you can search for and how it could be usefull for others
    • Manual for keyword search


Links and invitations[edit | edit source]

What is what in Wikidata? (swith language)