Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
Tool of the week
soweego links Wikidata to large third-party catalogs. Together with its friend Mix'n'match, it helps Wikidata to become the universal linking hub of open data.
Other Noteworthy Stuff
The WikiProject India will send a quarterly newsletter,
more info and subscribe here Two Wikidata users were nominated for a “WikiEule”, the German Wikipedia community’s annual awards:
MisterSynergy ( nomination) for an “EngagementEule” (special commitment to the wiki projects) and Tobias1984 ( nomination) for an “OrgaEule” (organizational work). You can nominate projects for the
WikidataCon award until October 7th at 23:59 UTC (today). During the summer, WikidataJS became WikibaseJS! More specifically:
Did you know?
content descriptor, educational stage, MWNF ID, worn by, tussenvoegsel, item disputed by External identifiers: Gazetteer for Scotland person ID, Gazetteer for Scotland place ID, FootballDatabase.eu team ID, GENUKI ID, NTS Radio artist ID, Ticketmaster artist ID, See Tickets artist ID, DC Books author ID, Diccionari de la Literatura Catalana ID, FootballFacts.ru team ID, LaPreferente.com player ID, UEFA coach ID, UEFA team ID, Ukrainian Premier League player ID, ISSN-L, FIDAL team ID, China Martyrs ID, FAIMER school ID, JournalBase ID, National Library of Chile ID, PCEngine Catalog Project identifier, Beatport label ID, memoriademadrid publication ID New
property proposals to review:
serving temperature, Ordained by, Main deity, image with frame, urn formatter, folio(s), minimum temperature record, venue of the grand final, Steam bundle ID External identifiers: Basis Wien, MIC, DynamoMania.com player ID, 247Sports ID, Internet Off-Broadway Database work ID, Beachsafe Beach Key, LibraryThing author ID, FutbolMe.com player ID, Pubs Galore ID, Publons publisher ID, EconBiz publication ID, ERIC publication ID, ForaDeJogo.net team ID, FreeBSD port, HCPCS Identifier, Ents24 artist ID, Eventim artist ID, Coast to Coast Tickets artist ID, ScoreBig artist ID, SeatGeek artist ID, MovieTickets person ID, Ticket Liquidator artist ID, TicketCity artist ID, Tickets.com artist ID, TickPick artist ID, Viagogo artist ID, Vivid Seats artist ID, StubHub artist ID, NAD topographic databas, Rotterdam City Archives name ID, State Catalogue of the Museum Fund of Russia museum ID, Professional Football League of Ukraine player ID, Ancient Tree Inventory ID, FantLab author ID, Dictionary of Sculptors in Britain ID
Deleted properties: Query examples:
Map of medical facilities in Murshidabad district, India, color-coded by type ( source)
Map of flight connections between airports in India ( source)
GLAMs institutions located north of Umeå ( source) Newest WikiProjects: WikiProject Climate Change
Continue work on removing and optimizing resource loader modules
Wikidata Bridge: obey wgEditSubmitButtonLabelPublish (
phab:T228260) Canceling the modal (
phab:T231282) Research regarding permissions/protection (
phab:T231209) Investigation to ensure editing with the same credentials ( phab:T231887)
You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here. If you want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer.