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Submission no. 91
Title of the submission
Wikipedia, Wikidata : How Wikimedian projects can help the librarians

Author(s) of the submission
Benoit Soubeyran (Mazuritz)
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Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia France, École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem

Type of session
Length of session
20-30 minutes
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I purpose in this communication to continue the reflection started on my blog about connections between librarians and wikimedian tools. I believe that collective intelligence will improve databases. In the same way that wikimedians contribute freely to wikidata, librarians will participate in the improvement of the general catalog of any library. Wikipedia and Wikidata are also helpful for the librarian because they permits to see errors on authority controls>

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