Summary and Setup

This Library Carpentry lesson introduces librarians to Wikidata. At the conclusion of the lesson you will: know what the Wikidata interface looks like; know how Wikidata is linked to other Wiki projects; know the underlying concepts of Wikidata; create and develop Wikidata items yourself; add references to Wikidata; create a search query in Wikidata using the query language SPARQL; understand how to perform a mass import into Wikidata.

Under Design

This lesson is currently in its early design stage; please check the repository issues and pull requests to see what we have so far. Contributions are very welcome


  1. Learners need a proper internet connection.

  2. There is no need for pre installations.

  • Proper internet connection required
  • A web browser