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Wikidata Workshop: Interwikis

January 5, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Topic: Interwiki links
Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2021
Time: 3:30-5:00 p.m. (EST) / 20:30-22:00 (UTC)
Facilitators: Simon Villeneuve and Miguel Tremblay

An interwiki link or an inter-project link is an internal link to another project of Wikimedia foundation. Wikipedia, Wikidata and Wiki Commons can benefit one another and more importantly optimize your publication efforts.

This second workshop is intended for artists and cultural workers, beginners and experienced wikimedians alike. It will involve both demonstrations as well as guided practice in breakout sessions. This format will allow participants to experiment with creating interwiki links. Examples will be drawn from the performing arts domain, but workshop contents can easily be transferred to other domains.

What is Wikidata?

It’s a free and open knowledge base linked to Wikipedia. Like Wikipedia, Wikidata is also source of information crawled and trusted by search engines. For this reason, Wikidata can be a powerful discoverability tool.

About this workshop series

The 2021-2022 Wikidata Workshop Series is co-presented by CAPACOA, the Conseil québécois du théâtre, the Regroupement Québécois de la danse, the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and other partner associations, with the support of LaCogency. It is part of the Linked Digital Future Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Details

Date:
January 5, 2022
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Event Tags:

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

CAPACOA
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Details

Date:
January 5, 2022
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Event Tags:

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

CAPACOA
View Organizer Website