Presentations

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support (video)

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaoli Li

This webinar highlights some key lessons from our experiences in the OCLC Research’s Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingual support. It focuses on two case studies from the upcoming report on the pilot: Chinese descriptions and representing works and their associated translations.

File: video, 53 minutes   Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership, Wikimedia

Taking Advantage of Multilingualism Support in Wikidata

Taking Advantage of Multilingualism Support in Wikidata

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaioli Li

LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries
Boston, MA (USA)

View highlights of some key lessons from the OCLC Research Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingualism support.

File: pptx, 5MB   Topics: Wikimedia, Linked Data

Lessons Learned from a Linked Data Prototype for Managing Bibliographic Data (video)

Lessons Learned from a Linked Data Prototype for Managing Bibliographic Data (video)

By Bruce Washburn, Stephen Hearn, Marc McGeem, John Chapman

Several research libraries have joined with OCLC in a joint research project prototyping a new suite of linked data services. In this webinar, learn about this unique project uses the out-of-the-box services from Wikibase and a high-quality set of name entities available from FAST, VIAF, and Wikidata.

File: video, 60 minutes   Topics: Linked Data, Wikimedia, Research Library Partnership

Wikipedia and OCLC

Wikipedia and OCLC

By Merrilee Proffitt

NFAIS Virtual Workshop
Virtual

Learn all about OCLC's work with Wikpedia and the Wikipedia + Libraries project, which helps library staff leverage Wikipedia in their communities.

File: pptx, 7.9MB   Topics: Wikimedia, WorldCat

Wikipedia and OCLC

Wikipedia and OCLC

By Merrilee Proffitt

2018 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition
New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

Learn how OCLC and the Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia Library are partnering to link citations in Wikipedia to millions of library materials represented in WorldCat, and the Wikipedia + Libraries project helping libraries leverage Wikipedia with their communities.

File: pptx, 4.1MB   Topics: Wikimedia, WorldCat