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The Metadata Ecosystem Moving Records between Wikipedia and the German National Library

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  • 1. The Metadata Ecosystem Moving Records between Wikipedia and the German National Library Mathias Schindler Wikimedia Germany e.V. GLAM-Wiki August 7, 2009 Australian War Memorial Canberra
  • 2. German language Wikipedia • 930.000 articles 277.000 of them are biographies (~30%) • 450 million words of text • 400 to 500 new articles per day • 1000 people with more than 100 edits per month (pretty stable since Oct 2006) • 90% of the articles larger than 0.5 Kbytes 50% of the articles larger than 2 Kbytes
  • 3. 2004 Wikipedia CD-ROM • „Directmedia publishing“, a company in Berlin released a CD-ROM with the text of the German language edition of Wikipedia • Introduction of Persondata template • Correct lexicographic sorting
  • 4. {{Personendaten}} template {{Personendaten |NAME=Blanchett, Cate |ALTERNATIVNAMEN=Blanchett, Catherine Elise (Geburtsname) |KURZBESCHREIBUNG=australische Filmschauspielerin |GEBURTSDATUM=14. Mai 1969 |GEBURTSORT=[[Melbourne]], Australien |STERBEDATUM= |STERBEORT= }}
  • 5. {{PND}} • {{PND|129968471}} • {{Normdaten|PND=118529579| LCCN=n/79/22889|VIAF=75121530| SELIBR=184709}} – http://d-nb.info/gnd/118529579 – http://errol.oclc.org/laf/n79-22889.html – http://viaf.org/75121530 – http://libris.kb.se/auth/184709
  • 6. Special:Booksources (current)
  • 7. German National Library • Integration of PND data since 2005 • Feedback page at Wikipedia • Staff at the national library is parsing this list • Workshop with Wikipedians in 2008
  • 8. Upcoming work • Let Wikipedians help maintain the authority file a bit more directly • Let Wikipedians create authority file entries on people who should have one • Integrate bibliographic data into Wikipedia • Create services to help find uses sources faster • Template:ISBN
  • 9. Geolocation http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/geolocation/
  • 10. Geo-tagging
  • 11. Database links
  • 12. How to access the data • Download full dataset at download.wikipedia.org • Parser tools like extraktor.pl • Wikimedia Toolserver
  • 13. Thank you Mathias Schindler Wikimedia Deutschland mathias.schindler@wikimedia.de