Submissions:2024/Adding authority control properties in Wikidata for writer and artist biographies

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This submission has been noted and is pending review for WikiConference North America 2024.



Title:

Adding authority control properties in Wikidata for writer and artist biographies

Type of session:

Lecture (15-30 min)

Session theme(s):

Open Data, Reliable Sources

Abstract:

This will cover the work flow of creating or expanding a Wikidata item for a biography. It will include going over and explaining:

The areas most well-represented by identifiers are, broadly speaking:
  • authors and artists
  • politicians
  • post-1500 British history

Author name(s):

Peaceray Leonard

Wikimedia username(s):

Peaceray

E-mail address:

peaceray@duck.com

Affiliated organization(s):

Cascadia Wikimedians

Able to attend without scholarship?

Yes

Estimated length of session

30 minutes

Will you be presenting remotely?

I will present in-person

Okay to livestream?

Livestreaming is okay

Previously presented?

No

Special requests: