Wikidata is a free and open knowledge base that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. Launched in 2012, Wikidata acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects including Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wiktionary, Wikisource, and others.

You can get started by visiting Wikidata here:

Events related to Wikidata can be found on our Events page. We also run an annual Wikidata Fellowship to curate a data set, develop a prototype or undertake an investigation using Wikidata.

Introduction to Wikidata

Know nothing about Wikidata? Or just want to know more? Watch our one-hour Introduction to Wikidata session on YouTube. Experts Alex Lum and Mike Dickison are your hosts and will get you started with Wikidata.

Learning Wikidata

There are many Wikidata tutorials online, from videos to interactive websites. Here's some we've found useful.

Useful Videos

Video: A few useful gadgets and scripts for Wikidata. Lacroix (WMDE), CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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