WikiCite 2017/Program

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This is the program for WikiCite '17.

We used etherpads for collaborative note-taking. Notes from each session can be found in the master etherpad.

Video stream of the conference

May 23, 2017: Conference[edit]

Notes: (etherpad)

May 24, 2017: Summit[edit]

Topics for the summit (day 2) were reviewed and discussed during the kickoff session, based on input provided via this survey as well as additional ideas submitted by participants at the event. Notes: (etherpad)

Live broadcast included tutorials and report-back sessions. Remote participants could also follow/edit breakout room etherpads.

Spreadsheet: here

  • 08:30 – 09:00: Kickoff
    • Structure and format of the summit (Moderators: Daniel Mietchen, Lydia Pintscher)
  • 09:00 – 10:30: Breakout Session 1 (etherpad)
    • Session 1A — How to extend Citoid to improve citations in Wikipedia, Wikidata and other sister projects (etherpad)
    • Session 1B — How does centralized citation management benefit the Wikimedia wikis? What are the benefits of storing bibliographic metadata for all Wikimedia projects in Wikidata? (etherpad)
    • Session 1C — For references already in Wikidata, how can we make better use of them in Wikidata and other wikis? (etherpad)
    • Session 1D — What could go wrong with WikiCite, and how can we mitigate those risks, e.g. technical limits? (etherpad)
    • Session 1E - Which use cases should WikiCite concentrate on over the next few months and/ or in the long run (e.g. integration with authoring tools)? (etherpad)
    • Tutorial: Wikidata 101 (Léa Lacroix) (etherpad)
  • 10:30 – 10:45: Coffee Break
  • 10:45 – 12:15: Breakout session 2 (etherpad)
    • Session 2A — The bibliographic data model documentation in Wikidata (etherpad)
    • Session 2B — Which kinds of sources should WikiCite track (and how)? (etherpad)
    • Session 2C — What kind of infrastructure around WikiCite is missing or needs major improvements? (etherpad)
    • Session 2D — Is there anything we should recommend to specific stakeholders (e.g. publishers) in order to facilitate future WikiCite activities? (etherpad)
    • Session 2E — What can we do for quality control of bibliographic data in Wikidata (including what comes into or goes out of Wikidata)? (etherpad)
    • Tutorial: An introduction to SPARQL and the Wikidata Query Service (WikidataFacts) (etherpad)
  • 12:15 – 13:15: Lunch
  • 13:15 – 13:45: Check in
    • Planning of afternoon sessions (Moderators: Daniel Mietchen, Lydia Pintscher)
  • 13:45 – 14:45: Breakout session 3 (etherpad)
    • Session 3A — Wikicite coordination (etherpad)
    • Session 3B — Constraint definitions/violations for bibliographic entries (etherpad)
    • Session 3C — Author Disambiguation (etherpad)
    • Session 3D — Custom UI on top of Wikidata for bibliographic data? (etherpad)
    • Session 3E — Best practices for organizations donating bibliographic and citation data to Wikidata (etherpad)
    • Session 3F — How can we integrate WikiCite into existing activities with wiki-external partners (GLAMs, WikiEd etc.)? (etherpad)
    • Session 3G — What Organisational Structure is best for Wikicite (etherpad)
    • Session 3H
    • Session 3I
  • 14:45 – 15:00: Break
  • 15:00 – 16:30: Reports
    • Short reports from each session (Moderators: Daniel Mietchen, Lydia Pintscher)
  • 16:30 – 16:45: Coffee break
  • 16:45 – 17:50: Lightning talks (Moderator: Jonathan Dugan) (etherpad)
  • 17:50 – 18:00: Day 2 Wrap-up
  • 18:30 – 20:30: Dinner at the venue
    • Dinner talk: What's all this citation stuff about anyway? (Cameron Neylon, Geoff Bilder)

May 25, 2017: Hack day[edit]

Notes: (etherpad)

  • 08:30 – 09:30: Lightning Talks
  • 09:30 – 10:00: Kick Off and Plannning
    • Structure and format of the hack day (Moderators: Elizabeth Seiver, Cameron Neylon)
  • 10:00 – 10:30: Hacking
  • 10:30 – 10:45: Coffee Break
  • 10:45 – 12:00: Hacking
  • 12:00: Group Photo
  • 12:15 – 13:15: Lunch
  • 13:15 – 16:30: Hacking
  • 16:30 – 16:45: Coffee break
  • 16:45 – 17:45: Show and Tell
  • 17:45 – 18:00: Lessons, Conclusions, and Close
  • 18:45 - 19:30: Travel from JUFA to dinner (details below)
  • 19:30 – 21:30: Dinner in Vienna


Lightning talks[edit]

We accommodated as many lightning talks as possible, on a first come, first serve basis, within 3 sessions. Please see the (etherpad) for more on these lightning talks.

  1. Citation Hunt (slides) (Guilherme Gonçalves)
  2. The Biodiversity Heritage Library meets Wikipedia, Wikispecies, and Wikidata (slides) (Wikispecies parser) (Roderic Page)
  3. Open Knowledge Maps for the Wikiverse! (Peter Kraker, Open Knowledge Maps, Slides)
  4. WikiFactMine (Thomas Arrow)
  5. The state of experiments on a federated database on books using Wikidata entities, properties, and data model (Maxime Lathuilière,
  6. DOI Links on English, Japanese, and Chinese Wikipedias (Jiro Kikkawa)
  7. Soliciting and managing mass data donations for Wikidata (Andy Mabbett)
  8. Wikidata reconciliation with OpenRefine (Antonin Delpeuch)
  9. Citoid performance for news article citations (Andrew Lih and Robert Fernandez)
  10. Cataloguing citations for print and electronic resources in libraries (Philipp Zumstein, LOC-DB project)
  11. Growing Access to Authoritative Library Content through Collaboration and Linked Data (Eric Miller, The Library.Link Network)
  12. Making the case for open access legal citations (Stephen LaPorte)
  13. Citation Span for References in Wikipedia (Besnik Fetahu)
  14. OAbot and repositories as a source of free-to-read citations (Jake Orlowitz)
  15. ORCID iDs: how use them, what we could do with them in the future, and why you should have one (Andy Mabbett)
  16. Wikispecies: the overlooked repository of citation data Rod Page has this covered. (Andy Mabbett)
  17. Do Wikipedia science articles reflect on state-of-the-art research? Study of Wikipedia-metrics (Olga Zagovora,*metrics project)
  18. What do reference librarians do with citations? Or, how to find a reference when everything you're given is wrong (Phoebe Ayers)
  19. Internet Archive as Primary Source for Books, TV News, The Web and more (Mark Graham)
  20. Using Shape Expressions (ShEx) to model, validate and curate citations in Wikicite (Andra Waagmeester and Katherine Thornton) Working example. Push LOAD and Validate poster Citation stubs specificications
  21. "Wisdom of Politically Polarized Crowds" (Eamon Duede)
  22. Bibliographic metadata in Wikisource (Tpt)
  23. Citation on French Wikipedia using Wikidata (Tpt) Have already been mentioned during the wrap-up session.

Room map[edit]

Room map for the WikiCite 2017 conference.
  • Plenary sessions will be held in the large conference room room {3} on the first floor.
  • Breakout sessions will be held in the smaller rooms: room {1} (ground floor), room {2} and room {4} (first floor)
  • Coffee breaks will be held on the first floor in front of the conference rooms.
  • You can use at any time the open space in the atrium.