Submissions/Label-a-thon for Wikidata

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This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2014.

Submission no. 8021
Title of the submission

Label-a-thon for Wikidata

Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)


Author of the submission


E-mail address
Country of origin
the Netherlands
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)

Wikidata is where we are bringing together data from all our projects. In order to make it useful in a language, labels for an item have to be available. Items are often used in many places and consequently adding one label can have a big impact.

In this workshop I will demonstrate how to set up Wikidata for use with multiple languages using the #Babel functionality. From that I will help people set up the Reasonator for language support and for personalized language fallback. Once this is set up, I will show different scenarios for selecting related items.

The point of it all is to teach the teachers.. The participants will add labels in their own language(s) and will be able to pass the message on to their community.

Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
30 minutes
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I have asked for a grant, my coming depends on that.
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