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Tuesday, October 15 • 9:00am - 12:30pm
Citations needed: Wikidata and the scholarly publishing ecosystem

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Participation in this workshop is free to registered participants of the FORCE2019 meeting, but required. Please indicate your workshop preferences via this form no later than October 4. Register for the #FORCE2019 meeting here.
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Since Wikidata’s launch in 2012 as an open, collaboratively edited knowledge base, it’s held great promise for the library and scholarly communication community more broadly. Institutions and individual information professionals turned Wikidatans are using Wikidata to build a community-owned infrastructure for the bibliographic ecosystem, including open source tools that generate profiles of scholars, organizations, and publications. This workshop will introduce participants to Wikidata and its linked data infrastructure, including opportunities for hands-on editing and an overview of tools that facilitate data contribution and use. Participants will leave prepared to connect with existing Wikidata initiatives, and with entry points to launch their own.

Tuesday October 15, 2019 9:00am - 12:30pm
Lansdowne