International Museum Day 2021/Wikidata Competition/Participate

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The International Museum Day Wikidata Competition 2021
3 – 18 May 2021

About Participate Winners 2020 edition

International
Museum
Day
2021


Anyone with a Wikimedia account can participate in the competition. We use a tool called the Programs & Events Dashboard to keep track of the participants' contributions.

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How to enroll

You have to allow the Dashboard of at least one of the 3 categories to track your contributions. In case you want to participate in more than one category, you have to enroll in the other Dashboard(s) as well.

Museums Dashboard People Dashboard Objects and Events Dashboard

Once you are enrolled, your edits to Wikidata items about museums in the chosen country are tracked in the Dashboard.

When to enroll

You can enroll at any time during the competition. If you make any edits to museum items after the start of the competition, but before enrolling, they count towards your score.

How to find items to edit

Overview

There are several ways to find interesting Wikidata items to edit.

If you want to add data about a specific museum, type in the institution’s name in the search field on Wikidata.

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Visit the WikiProject Museums in order to find inspiration about what to add to Wikidata items about museums.

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We prepared queries to help you find museums, people as well as objects and events in the five countries and get an overview of how well they are described on Wikidata, using selected properties and label descriptions.

You can use these queries to identify items in need of improvement.


Museums without labels or descriptions in certain languages

Find museums in Austria, France, Germany, Italy or Switzerland without labels or descriptions in English (Q1860), French (Q150), German (Q188), Austrian German (Q306626), Swiss Standard German (Q1366643), Italian (Q652) or Romansh (Q13199).

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People without labels or descriptions in certain languages

Find people related to museums in Austria, France, Germany, Italy or Switzerland without labels or descriptions in English (Q1860), French (Q150), German (Q188), Austrian German (Q306626), Swiss Standard German (Q1366643), Italian (Q652) or Romansh (Q13199).

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Objects and events without labels or descriptions in certain languages

Find objects and events in museums in Austria, France, Germany, Italy or Switzerland without labels or descriptions in English (Q1860), French (Q150), German (Q188), Austrian German (Q306626), Swiss Standard German (Q1366643), Italian (Q652) or Romansh (Q13199).

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Museums without coordinates, location, website, inception or image

Find museums in Austria, France, Germany, Italy or Switzerland without statements about coordinate location (P625), located in the administrative territorial entity (P131), official website (P856), inception (P571) or image (P18).

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People without given name, family name, sex or gender, date of birth or country of citizenship

Find people related to museums in Austria, France, Germany, Italy or Switzerland without statements about given name (P735), family name (P734), sex or gender (P21), date of birth (P569) or country of citizenship (P27).

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Create a Wikimedia account

Create a Wikimedia account

If you don't have a Wikimedia account, it's possible create one here. The same account can be used to edit Wikidata, Wikipedia in any language, Wikimedia Commons and all the other Wikimedia projects.

Adding information to Wikidata

Learn how to add information to Wikidata by taking these Wikidata Tours:

Coordinates Administrative territory Official website Inception Images

A full list of tours is available at Wikidata:Tours.

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