Know & Go: Wikidata and Libraries

Scheduled Dates
Course Details
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Course Description

Library projects involving Wikidata are becoming increasingly common, as library staff are realizing how the power of Wikidata can be harnessed to enhance user discovery. Wikidata is a freely available editable knowledge base for linked data. Attend this session to find out how libraries are using Wikidata and learn the basics of how to edit and enhance Wikidata information.

Learning Objectives
  • Learn what Wikidata is
  • Learn how Wikidata can be useful to libraries
  • Identify existing Wikidata projects involving libraries
Prerequisites

None

Homework Expectations
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Instructor
Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$0.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$0.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$35.00
Non-member Fee: 
$35.00