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*Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over
the last week.*

Events <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Events>

- Baltic Audiovisual Archives Council Conference
<http://www.baacouncil.org/cnf-2018> in Tallinn, Estonia - November 7,
2018. Sandra F. gave a keynote on GLAM-Wiki projects, Wikidata and
Structured Data on Commons
<https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sandra_Fauconnier_-_BAAC_Conference_2018_-_Wikimedia_keynote.pdf>
.
- Museum Computer Network conference
<http://conference.mcn.edu/2018/profile.cfm?profile_name=session&master_key=9659A08C-0C3D-7805-D6F0-F57181D46726&page_key=B643D123-DF0D-7920-FD3A-9978D1EFEE81&xtemplate&userLGNKEY=0>
in Denver, Colorado - November 14, 2018. - Andrew Lih gave a presentation, A
First Date with Wikidata
<https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1FKcTcLInJFvCTIUqJCpTZ2KIRo_wihJ8fHe2BRAXcAY/edit>
- Wikicite on 27-29 November 2018: the program is published
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite_2018/Program>

Other Noteworthy Stuff

- A new tool <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Alex-7/diary/46909> to
display Wikimedia Commons categories (and Wikipedia/Wikidata tags) with
coordinates on the OSM map
- The Association of Research Libraries published the draft of a Wikidata
Task Force White Paper
<https://www.arl.org/news/arl-news/4682-arl-wikimedia-and-linked-open-data-draft-white-paper-open-for-comments-through-november-30#.W-8BNnpKiT8>
on how libraries and Wikidata/ Wikibase con join forces aroud linked open
data for both library discovery systems and Wikipedia, and advancing a
diversity and inclusion agenda in the cultures of both libraries and
Wikimedia. The draft is open for public comment until 30 November.

Did you know?

- Newest properties
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:ListProperties>:
- General datatypes: Winterthur Glossar URL
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6107>, IIIF manifest
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6108>, category for members
of a team <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6112>, chord
progression <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6116>, season
ends <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6118>, number of
volunteers <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6125>
- External identifiers: DBU playerprofile
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6109>, AllMusic release ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6110>, MusicNotes product ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6111>, Playbill venue ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6113>, Portal to the Flora
of Italy ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6114>, Digital
Flora of Central Africa ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6115>, Envanter.gov.tr
Monument ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6117>, Letterboxd
actor ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6119>, Argentinean
NCAA Airport code
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6120>, MusicNotes
song ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6122>, B3Kat dataset
ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6123>, Sotheby's person ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6124>, Santiebeati ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6126>, Letterboxd film ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6127>, Threatened Species
Link ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6128>, Littera ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6130>, Soccerway team ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6131>, Playbill person ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6132>, Siamzone film ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6133>, Thaifilm ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6134>, VD 18 ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6135>, Newseum newspaper
front page ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6136>, APA ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6137>, SWH Release ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6138>, Virtual Guide to the
Flora of Mongolia ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6139>, DanNet
2.2 word ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6140>, À nos
grands hommes ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6141>,
Verspreidingsatlas.nl
ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6142>, BioOne journal ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6143>, ortsnamen.ch ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6144>, Academy Awards
Database film ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6145>, The
Hendon Mob ID <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6146>
- New property proposals
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Property_proposal>
to review:
- General datatypes: work quoted textually, verbally or lyrically
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/work_quoted_textually,_verbally_or_lyrically>,
work whose melody is quoted
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/work_whose_melody_is_quoted>,
excerpt
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/excerpt>,
exonym
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/exonym>,
Danmarks
Statistiks filmkode
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Danmarks_Statistiks_filmkode>,
text features
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/text_features>,
mission statement
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/mission_statement>,
number of lines
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/number_of_lines>,
number of stations
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/number_of_stations>,
funding scheme
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/funding_scheme>,
noun class
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/noun_class>,
eponymous category
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/eponymous_category>,
taxa protected
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/taxa_protected>,
river bank
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/river_bank>,
tautomer of
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/tautomer_of>,
Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Global_Startup_Ecosystem_Ranking>,
proper name of astronomical object
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/proper_name_of_astronomical_object>,
research site
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/research_site>
- External identifiers: Corpus typographique français ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Corpus_typographique_fran%C3%A7ais_ID>,
Academy Awards Database nominee ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Academy_Awards_Database_nominee_ID>,
World Poker Tour ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/World_Poker_Tour_ID>,
ANICA ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/ANICA_ID>,
r-hockey.ru
person ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/r-hockey.ru_person_ID>,
Sotheby's Museum Network ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Sotheby%27s_Museum_Network_ID>,
Académie d'Arles member ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Acad%C3%A9mie_d%27Arles_member_ID>,
Google News publication ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Google_News_publication_ID>,
ALCA ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/ALCA_ID>,
Luding
editor ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Luding_editor_ID>,
BoardGeekGame editor ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/BoardGeekGame_editor_ID>,
Atlas of Florida Plants ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Atlas_of_Florida_Plants_ID>,
British Executions ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/British_Executions_ID>,
System16 identifier
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/System16_identifier>,
BLR ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/BLR_ID>, LEGO
set ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/LEGO_set_ID>,
LEGO design ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/LEGO_design_ID>,
LEGO element ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/LEGO_element_ID>,
NAS ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/NAS_ID>,
Invasive
Plant Atlas of the United States ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Invasive_Plant_Atlas_of_the_United_States_ID>,
Welsh Book Trade Info ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Welsh_Book_Trade_Info_ID>,
Sega Saturn game ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Sega_Saturn_game_ID>,
TWAS Fellow ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/TWAS_Fellow_ID>,
Bitraga author ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Bitraga_author_ID>,
Bitraga work ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Bitraga_work_ID>,
EUNIS ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/EUNIS_ID>,
Cal-IPC
ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Cal-IPC_ID>,
eFloraSA id
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/eFloraSA_id>,
Dimensions Publication ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Dimensions_Publication_ID>,
Dimensions Source ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Dimensions_Source_ID>,
Dimensions Author ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Dimensions_Author_ID>,
Microsoft Academic Work ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Microsoft_Academic_Work_ID>,
Microsoft Academic Source ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Microsoft_Academic_Source_ID>,
Microsoft Academic Author ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Microsoft_Academic_Author_ID>,
Microsoft Academic Institution ID
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Microsoft_Academic_Institution_ID>
- Query examples:
- Battles with location and date in Wikidata
<https://query.wikidata.org/#%23defaultView%3AMap%0ASELECT%20DISTINCT%0A%3Fitem%20%0A(SAMPLE(%3Fitem_label)%20AS%20%3Fbattle)%0A(SAMPLE(%3Fplace_label)%20AS%20%3Fplace_label)%0A(SAMPLE(%3FpartOf_label)%20AS%20%3FpartOf_label)%0A(SAMPLE(%3Fyear)%20AS%20%3Fyear)%0A(SAMPLE(%3Fimage)%20AS%20%3Fimage)%0A(SAMPLE(%3Flayer)%20AS%20%3Flayer)%0A(SAMPLE(%3Fcoords)%20AS%20%3Fcoords)%0A(SAMPLE(%3Frgb)%20AS%20%3Frgb)%0AWHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%7B%0A%20%20%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279*%20wd%3AQ178561%20.%20%0A%20%20%7D%20UNION%20%7B%0A%20%20%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279*%20wd%3AQ188055%20.%20%0A%20%20%7D%0A%20%20%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%0A%20%20%20%20%3Fitem%20rdfs%3Alabel%20%3Fitem_label%20.%0A%20%20%20%20FILTER(LANG(%3Fitem_label)%20IN%20('fr'%2C%20'en'))%20.%0A%20%20%7D%0A%20%20%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%0A%20%20%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP361%20%3FpartOf%20.%0A%20%20%20%20%3FpartOf%20rdfs%3Alabel%20%3FpartOf_label%20.%0A%20%20%20%20FILTER(LANG(%3FpartOf_label)%20IN%20('fr'%2C%20'en'))%20.%0A%20%20%7D%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP18%20%3Fimage%20.%20%7D%0A%20%20%0A%20%20%23%20Place%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP276%20%3Fplace%20.%0A%20%20%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%0A%20%20%20%20%3Fplace%20rdfs%3Alabel%20%3Fplace_label%20.%0A%20%20%20%20FILTER(LANG(%3Fplace_label)%20IN%20('fr'%2C%20'en'))%20.%0A%20%20%7D%0A%20%20%0A%20%20%23%20Coords%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP625%20%3FcoordsItem%20.%20%7D%0A%20%20OPTIONAL%20%7B%20%3Fplace%20wdt%3AP625%20%3FcoordsPlace%20.%20%7D%0A%20%20BIND(COALESCE(%3FcoordsItem%2C%20%3FcoordsPlace)%20AS%20%3Fcoords)%0A%20%20%0A%20%20%23%20Date%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20(wdt%3AP585%7Cwdt%3AP580%7Cwdt%3AP582)%20%3Fdate%20.%0A%20%20BIND(YEAR(%3Fdate)%20AS%20%3Fyear)%20.%0A%20%20%0A%20%20%23%20Layer%0A%20%20VALUES%20(%3Flayer%20%3Fmin%20%3Fmax%20%3Frgb)%20%7B%0A%20%20%20%20(%22Prehistory%22%20-100000%20-3500%20%220078BF%22)%0A%20%20%20%20(%22Ancien%20History%20-3500%20%E2%86%92%20500%22%20-3500%20500%20%22DDD700%22)%0A%20%20%20%20(%22Middle%20Ages%20500%20%E2%86%92%201500%22%20-500%201500%20%225BD500%22)%0A%20%20%20%20(%22Early%20Modern%20Period%201500%20%E2%86%92%201750%22%201500%201750%20%2200CE23%22)%0A%20%20%20%20(%22Mid%20Modern%20Period%201750%20%E2%86%92%201914%22%201750%201914%20%2200C699%22)%0A%20%20%20%20(%22Contemporary%20Period%201914%20%E2%86%92%20present%22%201914%203500%20%220078BF%22)%0A%20%20%7D%0A%20%20FILTER%20(%3Fmin%20%3C%3D%20%3Fyear%20%26%26%20%3Fyear%20%3C%20%3Fmax)%0A%0A%7D%20GROUP%20BY%20%3Fitem%20ORDER%20BY%20%3Fyear%20%3Fbattle>
(source <https://twitter.com/ash_crow/status/1062418180801486849>)
- Pictures depicting a kiss with IIIF manifest
<https://query.wikidata.org/#%23iiif%0A%23defaultView%3AImageGrid%0ASELECT%20%3Fitem%20%3Fiiif%20%3Fimage%0AWHERE%20%0A%7B%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP6108%20%3Fiiif%20.%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP18%20%3Fimage%20.%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP180%20wd%3AQ7307%20.%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22%5BAUTO_LANGUAGE%5D%2Cen%22.%20%7D%0A%7D>
(source <https://twitter.com/emcandre/status/1064140503061602304>)
- Software-related companies founded by women
<https://query.wikidata.org/#SELECT%20DISTINCT%20%3Fitem%20%3FitemLabel%20%3Ffounder%20%3FfounderLabel%20WHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20%28wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279%2a%29%20wd%3AQ4830453.%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP1056%20wd%3AQ7397.%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP112%20%3Ffounder.%0A%20%20%3Ffounder%20wdt%3AP21%20wd%3AQ6581072.%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22%5BAUTO_LANGUAGE%5D%2Cen%22.%20%7D%0A%7D>
(source <https://twitter.com/WikiDigi/status/1063065433903775744>)
- Films based on video games
<https://query.wikidata.org/#SELECT%20%3Fitem%20%3FitemLabel%20%3Fvideogame%20%3FvideogameLabel%20WHERE%20%7B%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP31%20wd%3AQ11424.%0A%20%20%3Fitem%20wdt%3AP144%20%3Fvideogame.%0A%20%20%3Fvideogame%20%28wdt%3AP31%2Fwdt%3AP279%2a%29%20wd%3AQ7889.%0A%20%20SERVICE%20wikibase%3Alabel%20%7B%20bd%3AserviceParam%20wikibase%3Alanguage%20%22%5BAUTO_LANGUAGE%5D%2Cen%22.%20%7D%0A%7D>
(source <https://twitter.com/WikiDigi/status/1062685705720160257>)
- Newest database reports: Vasily
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_Names/lists/given_names/Vasily>
- Showcase items <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Showcase_items>:
Fugger <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q37018433>

Development

- Fixed a bug that was saving the statement too early when trying to add
a qualifier with the keyboard (phab:T154869
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T154869>)
- Made changes to disallow edits (until the user reloads) if they
accidentally get logged out. (phab:T124451
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T124451>)
- Turn the new change tag back on wikidatawiki (phab:T208846
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T208846>)
- Better linting against things that don't work in IE11
- Fixed the wdqs-frontend docker image (phab:T208681
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T208681>, phab:T209206
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T209206>)
- Fixed html elements in the table result of wdqs (phab:T207257
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T207257>, thanks to user:Frog23)
- Getting ontology changes deployed to wikiba.se
- Using maplink or mapframe to view coords on wikidata (phab:T184933
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T184933>)
- Consistent capitalization of Lexeme/Form/Sense/Item/Property in UI
messages
- Make Lexemes appear in global usage of Commons files (phab:T204066
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T204066>)
- Work on a new interface for the termbox on mobile (phab:T207150
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T207150>)

You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/4RotIcw5oINo/#R>. If you
want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/board/71/query/zfiRgTnZF7zu/?filter=zfiRgTnZF7zu&order=priority>.

Monthly Tasks

- Add labels, in your own language(s), for the new properties listed
above.
- Comment on property proposals: all open proposals
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal/Overview>
- Suggested and open tasks
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Contribute/Suggested_and_open_tasks>
!
- Contribute to a Showcase item
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Wikidata:Showcase_items>
.
- Help translate <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:LanguageStats>
or proofread the interface and documentation pages, in your own language!
- Help merge identical items
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/User:Pasleim/projectmerge> across
Wikimedia projects.
- Help write the next summary!
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Status_updates/Next>
--
Léa Lacroix
Project Manager Community Communication for Wikidata

Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24
10963 Berlin
www.wikimedia.de

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