We have our next LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group Call on Tuesday, January 12th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 17:00 UTC / 6pm CET. We’ll talk about using QuickStatements for bulk uploading archived website data to Wikidata. Peter Chan, Web Archivist at Stanford Libraries, will first talk about his work modeling data for archived websites in Wikidata and then we’ll look at and demo uploading data with QuickStatements.


Call Details:

Date and Time: January 12, 2021 at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 17:00 UTC / 6pm CET  (Time zone converter)

Zoom link to join meeting: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/98019069219?pwd=WTBBRno1SCtrc2w0T1V6RTZKaUFRdz09

Password: 077046 

Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14KHUNQoTo5eX6iclLJdVSnOyPLNyPYQA4V854Mc7iY4/edit?usp=sharing 


Working Hours:

Join us for a collaborative hour of editing and Wikidata practice. We will provide a project for the hour, and you’re always welcome to bring your own projects to work on.


Upcoming Working Hour dates:

·        Friday, January 22, 2021 at 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET / 18:00 UTC / 7:00pm CET (Time zone converter)

·        Monday, February 1, 2021 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET / 19:00 UTC / 8:00pm CET (Time zone converter)


We also have a new website that's a WikiProject on Wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_LD4_Wikidata_Affinity_Group


Take care and hope to see you on Tuesday!



On behalf of LD4-Wikidata affinity group co-facilitators:


Alex Jung

Open Technology Specialist

University of Toronto Libraries