C3Subtitles: wikidatacon2019: Wikidata works for Wales - Wikidata and the Dictionary of Welsh Biography
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Wikidata works for Wales - Wikidata and the Dictionary of Welsh Biography

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Video duration
00:25:21
Language
English
Abstract
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This is the story of how a dusty old volume about famous Welsh people came to be a slick digital experience powered by Wikidata. In 2013 the Dictionary of Welsh Biography was first made available online. 2 years later we engaged volunteers in a 'MIx & Match project to add entries to Wikidata (about 4500), since then the data has been improved several times by extracting data in tagged text files to Wikidata. In 2019 a new website was launched with added resources and links to Wikidata items. And work began on a bespoke bilingual interactive timeline which would allow users of the website to explore and filter content visually - all powered by live Wikidata . Learn more about our journey, discover how we connected the data with our visual collections, with other aspects of our collections and see the brand new timeline in use!

Talk ID
wikidatacon2019-1034
Event:
wikidatacon2019
Day
1
Room
Kepler
Start
4 p.m.
Duration
00:25:00
Track
None
Type of
Talk
Speaker
Jason Evans
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