Submissions:2019/WikiCite track/Introduction to WikiCite

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This submission has been accepted for WikiConference North America 2019.


Introduction to WikiCite


Relationship Building & Support
+ Wikicite

Type of session:



WikiCite is a project to sort and present source metadata in Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, starting with academic publications. WikiCite's scope is the corpus of formal publications and of the sources citing them or cited form them. An exemplary 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 based on data for its faculty
  • How to view profiles of researchers, universities, and topics

Academic Peer Review option:


Author name:

Daniel Mietchen, Phoebe Ayers, Alex Stinson

E-mail address:

Wikimedia username:

Daniel Mietchen

Affiliated organization(s):

WikiCite; School of Data Science, University of Virginia

Estimated time:

30 minutes

Preferred room size:

Special requests:

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

WikiConference North America 2018

If your submission is not accepted, would you be open to presenting your topic in another part of the program? (e.g. lightning talk or unconference session)