Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2017/Programme/Submission/SPARQL for absolute beginners

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Title of your proposal[edit]

Name(s) and/or username(s)[edit]

Tobias Schönberg, User:Tobias1984


  • Wikidata and wikidata related projects
  • Partnerships (GLAM collaborations, Other institutional collaborations, Wiki Medicine projects? STEM?)

Type of submission (Please choose one)[edit]

  • Workshop (work in groups)


We will practice to write our first SPARQL queries together. We will move through a couple of examples which will introduce you to the SPARQL syntax and and how it works with Wikidata. We will use, so only a laptop and internet connection is required for the session. You don't need any prior programming experience to attend.

Expected outcomes[edit]

You will hopefully learn enough to be able to continue your SPARQL learning endevour:

  • You will have the vocabulary to discuss SPARQL with people and query the internet for help.
  • You will be confident that it is not something which is impossible to do without a computer science degree.

Duration (without Q&A)[edit]

  • 1 to ideally 1.5 hours.

Specific requirements[edit]

Slides or further information[edit]

Interested co-instructors[edit]

If you want to get involved in the planning / co-instructing of the session

Interested attendees (Please add yourself, and you may indicate your questions to the presenter).[edit]

  1. Spiritia 21:34, 11 June 2017 (UTC)[reply]