This video discuss Wikidata's pivotal role in bolstering authority control in Wikipedia through automated interactions with VIAF and other international authority files. Also includes a step-by-step Wikidata tutorial.
Keywords: Virtual International Authority File (VIAF), Wikipedia
Author: Proffitt, Merrilee
Date created: 2013-06-05 04:00:00.000
Time required: P15M
- Knows the "five stars" of Open Data: put data on the Web, preferably in a structured and preferably non-proprietary format, using URIs to name things, and link to other data.
- Reads and understands high-level descriptions of the classes and properties of a dataset in order to write queries.
- Retrieves and accesses RDF data from the "open Web".