Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2017/Programme/Submission/SPARQL for absolute beginners

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Title of your proposalEdit

Name(s) and/or username(s)Edit

Tobias Schönberg, User:Tobias1984


  • Wikidata and wikidata related projects
  • Partnerships (GLAM collaborations, Other institutional collaborations, Wiki Medicine projects? STEM?)

Type of submission (Please choose one)Edit

  • Workshop (work in groups)


We will practice to write our first SPARQL queries together. We will move through a couple of examples which will introduce you to the SPARQL syntax and and how it works with Wikidata. We will use, so only a laptop and internet connection is required for the session. You don't need any prior programming experience to attend.

Expected outcomesEdit

You will hopefully learn enough to be able to continue your SPARQL learning endevour:

  • You will have the vocabulary to discuss SPARQL with people and query the internet for help.
  • You will be confident that it is not something which is impossible to do without a computer science degree.

Duration (without Q&A)Edit

  • 1 to ideally 1.5 hours.

Specific requirementsEdit

Slides or further informationEdit

Interested co-instructorsEdit

If you want to get involved in the planning / co-instructing of the session

Interested attendees (Please add yourself, and you may indicate your questions to the presenter).Edit

  1. Spiritia 21:34, 11 June 2017 (UTC)