Wikimedia Hackathon 2018/WikiCite

Note Note:If you're coming to Barcelona and are planning to attend the WikiCite track, we'll be in Sala de trobades 2 (Q3-0007). You can add your name to the list of participants below.

Read the WikiCite 2017 annual report.
Why WikiCite? Watch a 10-minute introduction.

We'll host a WikiCite satellite track at the Wikimedia Hackathon. WikiCite is an initiative launched in 2016 aiming to build a database of structured data on sources used across Wikimedia projects, leveraging Wikidata as an infrastructure. Over the past 3 years, the initiative has attracted tool developers, librarians, data modelers, Wikidata, WikiSource and Wikipedia contributors. At the Wikimedia Hackathon 2018, members of the WikiCite community will:

  • raise awareness and promote participation in the initiative
  • give an introduction to hackathon participants on how sources are stored and represented in Wikidata
  • work on existing tools and workflows that contributors can use to import and reconcile source-related information in Wikidata
  • design and improve algorithmic strategies to identify gaps and determine the quality of sources
  • identify bibliographic corpora or library collections that can be imported or matched with Wikidata

Three members of the Wikimedia Foundation Research Team will be attending and facilitating the hackathon. We aim to work in particular with local attendees and organizations on curating entries and corpora of relevance to the Spanish and Catalan language.

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