Submissions:2019/WikiCite track/Introduction to WikiCite

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This session is part of the WikiCite track.

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This submission has been accepted for WikiConference North America 2019.


Introduction to WikiCite


Relationship Building & Support
+ Wikicite

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WikiCite is a project to sort and present source metadata in Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects starting with academic media. WikiCite's media collection is the corpus of all citations to all academic publications, its primary technical development is d:Wikidata:Scholia as a browsing and curation front end, and its applications include creating academic profiles of people and their publications, entire universities and their publications, and general reference information such as lists of papers or data collections for any subject of existing research.

Attendees of this presentation will learn the following:

  • How to make a profile of a researcher at a university
  • How to make a profile of a university from all of its faculty
  • How to view profiles of researchers, universities, and topics

Academic Peer Review option:


Author name:

Daniel Mietchen

E-mail address:

Wikimedia username:

Daniel Mietchen

Affiliated organization(s):

School of Data Science, University of Virginia

Estimated time:

30 minutes

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Special requests:

Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?:

WikiConference North America 2018

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