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=== Topics ===
 
=== Topics ===
* STRUCTURED WIKIDATA:  Wikidata training on first days, and hackathon
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;Local libraries and archives
** Wikidata infoboxes -- used more outside English, but usable on English -- [[w:The Education of Henry Adams|Illustration of such an infobox]]
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* We visited real-world libraries and archives and museums
** Relatedly: [https://wikiconference.org/wiki/Submissions:2018/Update:_Structured_Data_on_Commons|Structured data on Wikimedia Commons] under development, analogous to a museum's curation of online files
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* At Ohio's state archives, saw weekly maps of Europe from U.S. military in WWII, vast rows of records
* LIBRARY/ARCHIVES: Visited real-world libraries and archives
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* at central Columbus public library, saw large scale precise scanners for digitizing documents of many kinds
** At Ohio's state archives, saw weekly maps of Europe from U.S. military in WWII, vast rows of records
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** at central Columbus public library, saw large scale precise scanners for digitizing documents of many kinds
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; Online archives/library
* ONLINE LIBRARY/ARCHIVES
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* Presentation by Mark Graham, Director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive
** Presentation by Mark Graham, Director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive
 
** [Submissions:2018/Wikidata in research libraries: community-owned scholarly infrastructure to advance mission Presentation from ARL (Association of Research Libraries) on how librarians can integrate with Wikidata]
 
** OCLC/Worldcat presenters on the metadata systems of libraries, MARC records, planned improvements
 
* EDUCATION: Several on use of Wikimedia in classroom
 
* COPYRIGHT: [[Submissions:2018/Growing the free library: Discovering, documenting, and digitizing public domain periodical literature from most of the 20th century|John Mark Ockerbloom on U of Penn project identifying works out of copyright]] (federally funded research)
 
** Almost all works before 1923 are free of copyright in the U.S.; starting in January 2019, more materials will be copyright-free (from 1923 I think); their project covers many magazine/journal works up to 1960s whose copyrights were not renewed
 
* Maps, automatic timelines, data charts:  [[Submissions:2018/Life beyond TEXT: maps, graphs, data, and the future of interactivity]] -- can upload a JSON-formatted data file and get a chart out of it
 
 
* [[Submissions:2018/Introduction to Wikitongues|Effort to gather video and related content from "small languages", Wikitongues]]
 
* [[Submissions:2018/Introduction to Wikitongues|Effort to gather video and related content from "small languages", Wikitongues]]
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* OCLC/Worldcat presenters on the metadata systems of libraries, MARC records, planned improvements
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; Structured data and wikidata
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* [[Submissions:2018/Wikidata in research libraries: community-owned scholarly infrastructure to advance mission Presentation from ARL (Association of Research Libraries) committee on how librarians can integrate with Wikidata]]
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* [[Submissions:2018/Update:_Structured_Data_on_Commons Structured data on Wikimedia Commons]] under development, analogous to a museum's curation of online files
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* [[Submissions:2018/Introduction to Wikidata-driven infoboxes|Wikidata infoboxes]] -- usable on English Wikipedia now;  more common on other Wikipedias; [[w:The Education of Henry Adams|Illustration of such an infobox]]
  
; Other topics
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; Tools
* Possible training for Wikimedia admins
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* Maps, automatic timelines, data charts:  [[Submissions:2018/Life beyond TEXT: maps, graphs, data, and the future of interactivity]] -- can upload a JSON-formatted data file and get a chart out of it
* [[User:Econterms/WikiProject_Patents|My lightning talk on (my) patents project on Wikidata]]
 
 
* [[Submissions:2018/Tool Developer (and User) Meetup|Effort to gather Wikimedia tools together on a platform with standard info about them (Toolhub, under development by James Hare)]] -- see subsequent presentations too on tools
 
* [[Submissions:2018/Tool Developer (and User) Meetup|Effort to gather Wikimedia tools together on a platform with standard info about them (Toolhub, under development by James Hare)]] -- see subsequent presentations too on tools
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'''Education''': Use of Wikimedia for classwork
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'''Copyright''': [[Submissions:2018/Growing the free library: Discovering, documenting, and digitizing public domain periodical literature from most of the 20th century|John Mark Ockerbloom on U of Penn project identifying works out of copyright]] (federally funded research)
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* Almost all works before 1923 are free of copyright in the U.S.; starting in January 2019, more materials will be copyright-free (all of 1923 I think)
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* their project identifies many magazine/journal works up to 1960s whose copyrights were not renewed, and creates data records so they can be identified and classified
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A project of mine:  [[User:Econterms/WikiProject_Patents|My lightning talk on (my) patents project on Wikidata]]

Revision as of 15:31, 26 November 2018

Notes for discussion with Federal Enterprise MediaWiki demonstration group, 26 Nov 2018

  • Conference was in Columbus, Ohio, at Columbus public library and at Ohio State
  • Conference schedule

Topics

Local libraries and archives
  • We visited real-world libraries and archives and museums
  • At Ohio's state archives, saw weekly maps of Europe from U.S. military in WWII, vast rows of records
  • at central Columbus public library, saw large scale precise scanners for digitizing documents of many kinds
Online archives/library
Structured data and wikidata
Tools

Education: Use of Wikimedia for classwork

Copyright: John Mark Ockerbloom on U of Penn project identifying works out of copyright (federally funded research)

  • Almost all works before 1923 are free of copyright in the U.S.; starting in January 2019, more materials will be copyright-free (all of 1923 I think)
  • their project identifies many magazine/journal works up to 1960s whose copyrights were not renewed, and creates data records so they can be identified and classified

A project of mine: My lightning talk on (my) patents project on Wikidata