Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
Events Upcoming: Wikidata office hour, April 7th at 18:00 UTC+2, on the
Wikidata Telegram channel Upcoming: Next Linked Data for Libraries LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group call: Google Sheets add-on, Author Disambiguator Tool, 07 April.
live SPARQL queries in French by Vigneron, April 8 at 20:00 CEST Upcoming:
Online Wikidata editathon in Swedish #8, April 12 Upcoming:
Wikidata for Beginners (German, Remoted via Zoom), May 3 Ongoing:
WikiGap Challenge until April 8th Ongoing: covid-19 virtual biohackathon until April 11th. Information on how to participate. Instructions to participate are on the github wiki and join #wikidata room. Several Wikidata-related topics are currently presented, such as: COVID-19 Global Dashboard, sync the ICTV Virus classification and Nomenclature with Wikidata, federate between Wikidata and NextProt, use wikibase to align between (bio)schema.org and Wikidata.
Tool of the week
Scholia highlights the scholarly data in Wikidata, including scholarly works, projects, topics, and individual researchers, including their relationships and statistics. It encourages further enrichment of Wikidata through links on the "missing" pages.
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property proposals to review:
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Working on a first prototype for automated finding references (
board) Bridge: improve rendering of references (
phab:T238661) Only send incremental changes through the API (
phab:T230343) Adding a screen allowing people to go edit the references on Wikidata (
You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here. If you want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer.