Celtic Knot Conference 2019/Submissions/Introduction to Wikidata

What is Wikidata, the free knowledge base and sister project of Wikipedia? How can Wikidata support minority languages inside and outside the Wikimedia projects? What is lexicographical data and how can you contribute to collect structured data about your language?

Wikidata introduction at Celtic Knot Conference 2019, Cornwall
Submission no.
Title of the submission
Introduction to Wikidata
Type of submission
Presentation
Author of the submission
Léa Lacroix
Language of presentation
English
E-mail address
lea.lacroix(_AT_)wikimedia.de
Username
user:Lea Lacroix (WMDE)
Country of origin
France
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Germany
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

This presentation will be accessible to anyone who doesn't know Wikidata yet, and will have a focus on languages and lexicographical data.

What will attendees take away from this session?
The participants will have an overview of how Wikidata is organized, what are its goals, and will hopefully be curious about more information and how to edit Wikidata.
Theme of session
  • Language Data
  • WikiCulture & Community


Will you attend Celtic Knot if your submission is not accepted?
Yes
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final?

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