Love Data Week - My Kind of Data

Data is personal
, Ali Smith. Keywords: wikidata · Love Data Week

This year the theme of Love Data Week 2024 is “My Kind of Data.” Data is personal.

Join International Love Data Week February 12-16, 2024, to learn about data equity and inclusion, disciplinary communities, and creating a kinder world through data.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Australian maps and graphics from 1967 showing agriculture, population, geology, vegetation, soils, climate, etc. from the David Rumsey Map Collection. Polish Army Topography Service CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
    Brush up on your Wikidata skills with this presentation from Alex Lum & Mike Dickison
  • Wikidata Training on WMF Labs - This set of modules covers the basics of contributing to Wikidata through slides and interactive tasks.
  • Write a blog post about how you’ve used data in a Wiki environment and include the hashtag #LoveData2024
  • Learn Wikidata: An Interactive Course - Aimed at librarians, these videos teach Wikidata basics and also include how to edit bibliographic information on Wikidata.
  • Wikidata's Help page - With resources for all levels
  • Wikidata Query Service Tutorial - Learn how to visualise Wikidata.
  • Work with other volunteers on a subject that interests you: join a WikiProject.

Did you know that individuals and organizations can also donate data? Contact us to talk through the possibilities!

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