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OCT 16

Using Wikibase as a platform for library linked data management and discovery

In this workshop, you were introduced to Wikibase and associated applications for data creation, editing, and discovery.

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Presenter

Bruce Washburn
Principal Engineer for OCLC Research

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the Mediawiki platform and its Wikibase structured data extension
  • Set up a stand-alone instance of Wikibase
  • Understand background on the Pywikibot Python library for batch loading data into Wikibase
  • Practice creating and modifying entities using the Wikibase interface
  • Practice loading and querying Wikibase data in a SPARQL endpoint

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Date

16 October 2018

Time

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]