This presentation discusses the work of catalogers who participated in OCLC's Project Passage in 2018. It develops the theme of identification of "the entities that matter" and concludes with a brief update on OCLC's post-Passage activities involving resource description in Wikibase.
File: pptx, 8.8MB Topics: Linked Data, Wikimedia
Washington, DC (USA)
Learn to evaluate Wikipedia's health and medical topics to help your patrons answer their health-related questions.
File: video, 21 minutes Topics: Wikimedia, WebJunction
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
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
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, Works in Progress
Presented online to partner libraries to wrap-up the Linked Data Platform for Production Cataloging Workflows project
PowerPoint Slides (7.3MB)
File: video, 45:24 minutes Topics: Linked Data, Wikimedia
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
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
In this presentation, Proffitt delves into the work OCLC and WebJunction are doing with public libraries to leverage Wikipedia through the Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together project.
File: pptx, 8MB Topics: Wikimedia
Montréal, Québec (Canada)
Learn how public libraries are leveraging Wikipedia to connect with their communities and connect reliable information to their patrons.
File: ppt, 1.3MB Topics: Wikimedia