The Canadian Arts Presenting Association/l'Association canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA) Wikidata Workshop
This page contains resources that will be useful to reference during and after the session.
Wikidata: a do-it-yourself and do-it-together way of making Canadian artists stand out in the digital world
An introductory workshop on Wikidata for performing arts and music artists, agents and managers. This workshop was presented at the CAPACOA Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, November 15, 2019. This workshop was commissioned as part of the Linked Digital Future initiative.
Slides for the workshop.
Create an account
In order to edit or add content on a wiki project, you need to create an account.
- Click here : Wikipedia
- Select the language
- Click on "Create an account" (Top right on the screen)
- Choose a user name & a password
- Wikidata in one page is a handout available in a number of different languages.Wikidata in one page
- Wikidata project Performing arts
- Wikidata project Music
- Wikidata project Music recommended data points for people.
- Wikidata SPARQL query tutorial.
Additional Wikidata resources
Example Wikidata items
This is a short list of examples that can be used as models
- Celine Dion, pop singer example
- Yo-Yo Ma, classical musician example
- Pink Floyd, rock music group example
- Los Angeles Philharmonic, orchestra example
- Songs from a Room, album (Leonard Cohen) example
- Carnegie Hall, venue example
Wikidata items to improve
- Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year. Query
- Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the year. Query
- Musicians living in Montral. Query
- Musicians born in Montreal. Query