VVIT WikiConnect/Activities/Wikidata Training Program/2019

Wikidata Training Program is an on-going training program on Wikidata. Shifting from the model of the regular workshop, which generally introduces all the concepts in one go, in this program twenty to twenty five participants will be trained for three months on various aspects of Wikidata in three offline and three online sessions. Sessions will be scheduled such that there is sufficient time for the trainees to work on the topics from the previous session.


S.No Username S.No Username
1 Bhashyam Tharun Kumar (talk · contribs) 11 Lakshmitirupatamma (talk · contribs)
2 Bhimavarapu.Navyasri (talk · contribs) 12 Mandadi.Siva punna Rao (talk · contribs)
3 Dindima (talk · contribs) 13 Navya1 (talk · contribs)
4 ESWAR NAGA MAHESH (talk · contribs) 14 Shaikjaffarshariff (talk · contribs)
5 Ghanta Haindavi (talk · contribs) 15 Sk shaistha (talk · contribs)
6 Jahnavi Yarramsetty (talk · contribs) 16 Somepalli Manikumar (talk · contribs)
7 Kanda Poojitha (talk · contribs) 17 Tirupathirao123 (talk · contribs)
8 Karamthot keerthi sri (talk · contribs) 18 Yasaswini manasa (talk · contribs)
9 Kundurthi0601 (talk · contribs) 19 Chakka Madhumitha (talk · contribs)
10 Lakshmi Narasimha Reddy Jonnala (talk · contribs)

Syllabus and timelineEdit

S.No Topic(s) Type of session Trainer(s) Date and time (in IST) Status and notes
  • Wikidata terminology – P values and Q values
Online User:MNavya and User:Naga sai sravanth 26 July 2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  Done Naga sai sravanth (talk) 17:42, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Editing labels
  • Setting preferences and explaining navigation bar
  • Creating user page-babel information
  • Explaining about Indic language keyboards-Instaling google input tools
  • Editing the label sections
  • Wikidata tour on labels-Wikidata tours
  • Responding to talk page messages
  • Precautions of being blocked
Offline User:MNavya, User:Naga sai sravanth and User:SuswethaK 1 August 2019
8:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  Done Naga sai sravanth (talk) 14:33, 5 August 2019 (UTC)
Properties and Statements
  • Properties, values and statements in Wikidata
  • What is a source?
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary sources
  • Adding references in Wikidata
Offline User:Naga sai sravanth 17 August 2019
9.00 am to 1:00 pm
  Done Naga sai sravanth (talk) 09:29, 29 September 2019 (UTC)
Follow up on adding references
  • Discussion on problems faced while adding references
  • Reference Hunt
Online User:MNavya,User:Naga sai sravanth 22 September 2019
2.00 pm to 3:00 pm
  Done Naga sai sravanth (talk) 09:29, 29 September 2019 (UTC)


Participants were given assignments after sessions. The intention of assignments is to let them know and understand what they learn from the sessions.

Assignment 1Edit

Participants were given assignment on p and q values after first session. We sent them a mail containing a excel sheet with their user name as a section. Under the section of each user they were given with few tasks to find P value if property is given or to find a property if P value is given and same in the case of item numbers and Q values. The links to the assignments submitted by the users is given below.

Assignment 2Edit

Participants were given an assignment on labels. The assignment was given during the time of independence day event and the participants created around 10,000 labels. The assignment was given under the section Wikidata Offline Session 2 on the Etherpad. The participants were given with a query of Wikidata items which do not have labels in Telugu language. This was given to the participants to revise their learning from offline session 1.

Assignment 3Edit

Based on the interest of participants we conducted an online session explaining references. After the online session assignment 3 is given on references naming the task as Reference Hunt. The participants should classify the references into primary, secondary, tertiary sources and explain the reason for the source. Participants have to submit a document about the list of references they gathered and on what basis they classified the reference. Assignment submitted by few users are given below.


External linksEdit