On October 23, NDSR Art presented a talk and conversation with Katherine Thornton, Digital Conservator and CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences, at Yale University Library. Kat described the approach she has been using to create metadata for software and file formats as linked open data. She also discussed the role of linked open data in the Emulation as a Service Infrastructure program.
Wikidata for Digital Preservation – Webinar
October 23rd, 2018
12:00-1:30 pm (EST)
A recording of the webinar is available on the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal.
Katherine Thornton earned a PhD in Information Science from the University of Washington in 2016. She has been a volunteer contributor to the Wikidata project since 2013.
- (2017). English: One page guide to Wikidata by Andrew Lih; see d:Wikidata:In one page. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikidata-in-brief-1.0.pdf
- (n.d.). A Gentle Introduction to Wikidata for Absolute Beginners [including non-techies!]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVrAx3AmUvA
- List of Wikiprojects related to cultural topics: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Category:Cultural_WikiProjects
Links visited during the presentation:
Many thanks to Kat and all who participated!