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Wikidata, how to contribute as a wikipedian ?

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Hamdi helmi wikiarabia2016_wikidata

  1. 1. Wikidata, how to contribute as a wikipedian ? Helmi HAMDI, M. Sc. / M. Env. Username : Helmoony http://ca.linkedin.com/in/helmihamdi Wikiarabia 2016. Amman, Jordan April 25, 2016 Ziko van Dijk CC BY-SA 3.0 Habib M’henni CC BY-SA 4.0
  2. 2. Summary • Wikidata a new vision for Wikimedia projects • Wikidata Game • Add pictures • VIAF • Primary Sources You will need a laptop and a Wikimedia user name. If someone doesn’t have a laptop, please join your neighbour. Betbuster~commonswiki CC BY 2.5
  3. 3. New vision of Wikimedia projects Wikidata Wikidata has become the central project for Wikimedia. Now it’s trying to become a central database in the world.
  4. 4. Add your babel template {{#babel:ar-N|fr-5|en-3|es-1|it-1}} https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/User:Helmoony
  5. 5. How can we contribute as wikipedians ? 23.20% 6.90% 22.90%11.10% 35.80% none one sitelink from 2 to 5 sitelinks from 6 to 10 sitelinks more than 10 sitelinks Connectivity of Wikidata items with a link to Arabic Wikipedia Update: 2016-03-06 21:05 (UTC) Source : User:Pasleim
  6. 6. How can we contribute as wikipedians ? 23.20% 6.90% 22.90%11.10% 35.80% none one sitelink from 2 to 5 sitelinks from 6 to 10 sitelinks more than 10 sitelinks Connectivity of Wikidata items with a link to Arabic Wikipedia Update: 2016-03-06 21:05 (UTC) Source : User:Pasleim Main efforts should be focused here Where to find them? Interwiki (old term)
  7. 7. Example https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3422059
  8. 8. There is two ways to add data in the infobox • Create a Wikipedia page in Arabic • Modify manually the infobox by clicking on « edit »
  9. 9. Let’s edit some labels in Arabic https://tools.wmflabs.org/wikidata-terminator/?list&lang=ar&mode=t1000
  10. 10. Wikidata Game
  11. 11. Customize Wikidata Game for Arabic content https://tools.wmflabs.org/wikidata-game/
  12. 12. Let’s play for 10 min Flag as problematic. Remove it from the game. Objects and also FAMILIES, TWINS, FICTIONAL HUMANS..
  13. 13. Why is it difficult to find items about movies, TV series, songs, etc. ?
  14. 14. Try the rest of the game at home Sometimes it’s better to say NOT SURE Lulu Hoeller cc-by-2.0
  15. 15. Milo Đukanović Prime Minister of Montenegro
  16. 16. Images in Wikidata
  17. 17. How to add an image ?https://tools.wmflabs.org/wikidata-todo/?country=810
  18. 18. A lot of options included This template will be added to the commons page of the image when you select CROP
  19. 19. Not enough pictures ? • Come back later • Add your own pictures on commons • Import pictures with free licences from Arabic Wikipedia to Commons. Around 6,680 pictures are waiting for you help ‫تصنيف‬:‫نقل‬‫كومنز‬ ‫إلى‬
  20. 20. Identifiers in Wikidata
  21. 21. How to link to authority controls Virtual International Authority File http://viaf.org/ Only 2 Arab countries are contributing into VIAF
  22. 22. Practical example ‫مؤلف‬:‫ابن‬_‫ماكوال‬ Search on google Click on wikipedia Check wikidata item to verify the existence of identifiers Look at the author in VIAF Add VIAF to Wikidata and link Wikisource to Wikidata
  23. 23. http://www.imdb.com/search/title?at=0&countries=jo&sort=year&title_type=feature ‫تصنيف‬:‫أفالم‬‫أردني‬‫ة‬ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1754783/ https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q12241730
  24. 24. Help Bots!
  25. 25. Primary sources
  26. 26. Item about Habib Bourguiba https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q643348
  27. 27. Make a try with the tool PRIMARY SOURCE http://country-explorer.com/ Select a country and a subject and take a look to items
  28. 28. Now, add your own source http://country-explorer.com/
  29. 29. Problems not yet resolved ‫مؤلف‬:‫عبد‬‫الجرجاني‬ ‫القاهر‬ https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3456753 Arabic sister projects are not always linked to Wikidata
  30. 30. Where to find help now ? https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Project_chat/ar Don’t forget to ping by using the template {{ping|Username}}
  31. 31. Do you need more tools ? https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Tools
  32. 32. Wikidata, how to contribute as a wikipedian ? Helmi HAMDI, M. Sc. / M. Env. Username : Helmoony http://ca.linkedin.com/in/helmihamdi Wikiarabia 2016. Amman, Jordan April 25, 2016 Ziko van Dijk CC BY-SA 3.0 Habib M’henni CC BY-SA 4.0

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