IT- und Datenkompetenzen, Fokus 3: Wikidata @ - ONLINE

Mar 7, 2023

09:00 - 13:00

Instructors: Rabea Müller, Konrad Förstner

Helpers: TBA

General Information

Library Carpentry is made by people working in library- and information-related roles to help you:

Library Carpentry introduces you to the fundamentals of computing and provides you with a platform for further self-directed learning. For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Library Carpentry: software skills training for library professionals".

Who: The course is for people working in library- and information-related roles. You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

Where: Online. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

When: Mar 7, 2023. Add to your Google Calendar.

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).

Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. The workshop organizers have checked that:

Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.

Contact: Please email for more information.


Code of Conduct

Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct.This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.

Collaborative Notes

We will use this collaborative document for chatting, taking notes, and sharing URLs and bits of code.


Please be sure to complete these surveys before and after the workshop.

Pre-workshop Survey

Post-workshop Survey


Day 1

09:00 Introduction
09:15 Intro to Wikidata
10:30 Break
10:45 Wikidata exercises
12:45 Wrap Up and Feedback
13:00 End


Introduction to Wikidata

  • Introduction to Wikidata
  • Underlying concepts of Wikidata
  • Introduction to editing
  • Advanced editing
  • Introduction to querying
  • Reference...



No pre-installations are required for the Wikidata Workshop. If you wish, you can create a Wikidata account. However, this is not a prerequisite for participation in the workshop.