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On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 5:28 PM, JUDY ARLISS <judy...@btinternet.com> wrote:

> don't understand you sorry. i am a positive person. i believe in glass
> half full.
> ----Original message----
> From : daniel.mietc...@googlemail.com
> Date : 15/05/2018 - 17:09 (GMTDT)
> To : glam@lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject : Re: [GLAM] Success stories of data dumps into Wikidata
>
> I do not think it's helpful to talk of "dumping" data into Wikidata.
> At least to me, the term implies a throw-away attitude of not caring
> much about what happens to the data once it's in Wikidata.
>
> The "Sum of all paintings" and WikiCite initiatives are good examples
> of how the community is working on a continuous basis with data
> imported into Wikidata, and enriching or otherwise curating it or
> using it to help people find information or learn in a variety of
> ways.
> That both have dedicated Wikidata frontends is perhaps no accident -
> this helps the Wiki community to engage with the respective corners of
> Wikidata and to reach out to communities that are interested in data
> of the types that reside in those corners.
>
> Re Scholia, there is some basic documentation now at
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Scholia ,
> and at the Wikimedia Hackathon this week, documentation of Scholia and
> related workflows is amongst the things we plan to work on:
> https://github.com/fnielsen/scholia/projects/1 .
>
> Help with any of that is most welcome.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Daniel
>
> On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 5:47 PM, Alex Stinson <astin...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> > Sum of all paintings is one of the best examples, that a lot of us fall
> back
> > on, because of Crotos: http://zone47.com/crotos/
> >
> > I also have a tendency to fall back on scholia as an example, which is
> > underpinned by a bunch of data from PubMed -- though that hasn't been
> well
> > documented anywhere.
> >
> > You might check with WMSV on their work with COH:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Connected_Open_Heritage
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Alex
> >
> > On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 11:23 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland
> > <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote:
> >>
> >> Good day,
> >>
> >> Do any of you have success stories of data dumps, especially from
> >> governmental sources, into Wikidata that have been used to create
> something
> >> useful after that, especially on Wikipedia?
> >>
> >> Thank you,
> >>
> >> Jean-Philippe Béland
> >> Vice President, Wikimedia Canada
> >>
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