Wikidata Basics

Welcome to Wikidata Basics!

This site is designed to help you get started with editing Wikipedia sister project, Wikidata. It covers the key information you need to know and will help you prepare for activities like manual editing Wikidata, mass uploading and creating new items of data.

You will also find reference to further reading if you want to explore an area in more detail, but it isn’t necessary to do so.

  1. Getting started
  2. Introduction to Wikidata
  3. Structured, linked, open data
  4. Practical – adding images to Wikidata
  5. Practical – Women in Medicine
  6. Practical – Let’s get nautical
  7. Practical – Personalising a SPARQL query and mass edits
  8. Real world datasets – the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft
  9. FAQ and Further Reading

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