Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Bots and gadgets/Bibliographic bot for Wikidata

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  • Problem: Many references on Wikidata only consist of an URL (P854).
  • Who would benefit: Wikidata and all projects using its data
  • Proposed solution: Based on reference URL, retrieve (with a bot?) related information (title, language, publication date, author, page, ISBN/ISSN, etc.) and add them to the reference. Data to be added will depend on the source type (book, article, website, etc.).
  • More comments:
  • Phabricator tickets: task T285498
  • Proposer: Ayack (talk) 18:01, 27 November 2020 (UTC)

Discussion

  • I think citoid for Wikidata could help here (it's being worked on if I am not mistaken). --Matěj Suchánek (talk) 09:21, 30 November 2020 (UTC)
  • So, like an automatic reFill? --Count Count (talk) 19:35, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  • This brings back to mind the prototype wikidata:User:Aude/citoid.js (which as far as I know has not been working for ages, but used to work very well indeed). Jean-Fred (talk) 15:14, 21 December 2020 (UTC)

Voting

  •   Support Marchitelli (talk) 18:29, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Waddie96 (talk) 18:35, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Shoeper (talk) 18:44, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Sebastian Wallroth (talk) 18:58, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Movses (talk) 18:59, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support --NGC 54 (talk / contribs) 19:20, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support ThadeusOfNazereth (talk) 19:35, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support CrystallineLeMonde (talk) 20:19, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Articute (talk) 20:26, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Silver hr (talk) 20:41, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Ssstela (talk) 21:16, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Luis Fernández García (talk) 21:46, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Iniquity (talk) 23:47, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Abductive (talk) 00:03, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support BugWarp (talk) 01:35, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Hanif Al Husaini (talk) 01:52, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Shizhao (talk) 02:49, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support For Wikidata to ever get buy-in from en-WP and other large projects, the two biggest problems it needs to solve are vandalism and referencing. This would be a big step forward regarding the latter. {{u|Sdkb}}talk 04:19, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support --Till.niermann (talk) 06:33, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Xgeorg (talk) 06:51, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Cherryblossom000 (talk) 07:17, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Omda4wady (talk) 07:23, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support ChrisHodgesUK (talk) 09:02, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Samwalton9 (talk) 09:34, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support JAn Dudík (talk) 10:46, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Kpjas (talk) 10:46, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Pru.mitchell (talk) 13:02, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support ‐‐1997kB (talk) 13:56, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   SupportRhododendrites talk \\ 14:29, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Oaktree b (talk) 16:27, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Lirazelf (talk) 16:49, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Tylwyth Eldar (talk) 18:23, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Weak support it certainly would save me a lot of stress, but it's also important for editors to themselves be accountable. Tyrekecorrea (talk) 19:52, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support TheAmerikaner (talk) 20:25, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Oppose This doesn't need a MediaWiki developer, a bot could do this, which could be done by the community. The more fundamental problem is that there are a lot of statements on Wikidata that don't even have a URL providing a reference. Thanks. Mike Peel (talk) 21:02, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support NMaia (talk) 23:56, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Yes, please! - Darwin Ahoy! 01:42, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support - yona B. (D) 07:12, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Nonahg (talk) 08:45, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Possibly (talk) 08:57, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Spasimir (talk) 10:14, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Ayack (talk) 16:28, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Libcub (talk) 18:24, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support. Meiræ 18:48, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support It brings more verifiability to Wikidata and all its projects that depend on it. WikiFer msg 22:44, 10 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Should then be operational in different language Wikipedia versions. --Furfur Discussion 03:41, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Ghart27 (talk) 04:06, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Some1 (talk) 05:25, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support eranroz (talk) 10:23, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Import Citoid from Wikipedia. It would interestig to create a bot importer. BoldLuis (talk) 10:58, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Paucabot (talk) 12:28, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Dhx1 (talk) 13:18, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Izno (talk) 15:27, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support GiFontenelle (talk) 16:07, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Bencemac (talk) 16:12, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Szalax (talk) 16:35, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Watty62 (talk) 16:45, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Theklan (talk) 17:37, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support --Teukros (talk) 17:58, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Krinkle (talk) 20:18, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Quebec99 (talk) 21:03, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support  Michael Z. 2020-12-11 23:47 z 23:47, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Redalert2fan (talk) 00:09, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support --Acer11 (talk) 02:43, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support — AfroThundr (u · t · c) 05:08, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support ~Cybularny Speak? 11:14, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Francois-Pier (talk) 11:55, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Tom Ja (talk) 12:27, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Geert Van Pamel (WMBE) (talk) 13:35, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Yes :) . Conny (talk) 15:42, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Mike Linksvayer (talk) 19:14, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support TheLatentOne (talk) 19:43, 12 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Nikkimaria (talk) 17:50, 13 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Yes. This. Papuass (talk) 21:21, 14 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support MTheiler (talk) 16:36, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Hlambert63 (talk) 18:00, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Anonyme314159 (talk) 18:18, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Utopes (talk) 19:33, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support SpringProof (talk) 22:39, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support that would be nice, I'm often guilty of URL only references. Wolfmartyn (talk) 14:07, 16 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Dankowski (talk) 20:24, 16 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Joalbertine (talk) 14:31, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Gdafs (talk) 15:03, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Shinkolobwe (talk) 16:21, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Base (talk) 19:28, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Owleksandra (talk) 19:28, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Gikü (talk) 22:56, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Nashona (talk) 02:58, 18 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Robins7 (talk) 16:52, 18 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support AdaHephais (talk) 05:48, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support Nicereddy (talk) 04:11, 21 December 2020 (UTC)