[Metadatalibrarians] Next LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group Call on Tuesday, May 4th

Hilary K Thorsen thorsenh at stanford.edu
Sun May 2 19:37:10 PDT 2021

Hello everyone,

We have our next LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group Call on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 16:00 UTC / 6pm CEST (Time zone converter<https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20210504T160000&p1=tz_pt&p2=tz_et&p3=1440&p4=tz_cest>). John Cummings, Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO, and Alicia Fagerving, Developer at Wikimedia Sverige, will give an introduction and how-to on Structured Data on Commons<https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Structured_data>, which makes Commons media files machine readable and multilingual using Wikibase, the same software used by Wikidata.

The call details are below. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you aren't able to attend, the meetings are recorded and meeting notes are available on Google Drive<https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1JwTulCABs0TkGQDVSnYbIYEb7bC-j4-n>. To receive notifications about upcoming calls and meeting notes you can subscribe to the ld4-wikidata Google Group<https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ld4-wikidata>.

The LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group is associated with the Linked Data for Libraries LD4 Community and investigates how libraries can contribute to and better integrate library metadata with Wikidata to improve access to library resources on the web. The Affinity Group calls provide an informal space to share information and learn more about Wikidata.

Call Details:
Date and Time: May 4, 2021 at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 16:00 UTC / 6pm CEST (Time zone converter<https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20210504T160000&p1=tz_pt&p2=tz_et&p3=1440&p4=tz_cest>)
Zoom link to join meeting:


Password: 345414
Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Es7BP60JMv07jZGDmF4TJld7KxZu3cDYYQdzoM_jrRM/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. This is a space for community and skill-building. We welcome your questions and your expertise about all things Wikidata. Subscribe to the ld4-wikidata Google Group<https://groups.google.com/d/forum/ld4-wikidata> for an announcement of the next working hour.

Upcoming Working Hour dates:

  *   Friday, May 14, 2021 at 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET / 17:00 UTC / 7:00pm CEST (Time zone converter<https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20210514T170000&p1=tz_pt&p2=tz_et&p3=1440&p4=tz_cest>) on Structured Data on Commons
  *   Monday, May 24, 2021 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET / 18:00 UTC / 8:00pm CEST (Time zone converter<https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20210524T180000&p1=tz_pt&p2=tz_et&p3=1440&p4=tz_cest>)—bot tutorial with Steve Baskauf— sign up here<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_LD4_Wikidata_Affinity_Group/Wikidata_Working_Hours/2021-May-24_Wikidata_Working_Hour#Sign_Up>

Ld4-wikidata Google group: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/ld4-wikidata
#wikidata channel on LD4 Slack: http://bit.ly/ld4slack
Notes in public LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1JwTulCABs0TkGQDVSnYbIYEb7bC-j4-n
Website: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_LD4_Wikidata_Affinity_Group

On behalf of the LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group co-facilitators

Hilary Thorsen
Resource Sharing Librarian
Stanford Libraries
thorsenh at stanford.edu

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