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Best regards! Emw (talk) 01:36, 6 January 2014 (UTC)

ExamplesEdit

Would you mind providing examples for your NARA property proposals at WD:Property proposal/Authority control? Thanks, --Jakob (talk) 21:18, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

I provided examples in the original proposal. Please see my comment in the discussion section. Dominic (talk) 19:45, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

NARA propertiesEdit

Hi Dominic, what is the status of these NARA properties?

A lot of them give broken links making them quite useless. I already pinged you on Wikidata:Identifier migration/1, but I guess you missed that. In the current state I'm probably going to propose to delete them, but maybe you can clarify things so it can be corrected. Multichill (talk) 09:45, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

Hey @Multichill. These are definitely an issue. NARA's catalog changed its domain and identifier structure last year. This was a good thing for us, because we moved to a single unified identifier system, called NAID (National Archives Identifier) for all catalog records and authorities, instead of many different ones. Any link to https://catalog.archives.gov/id/{id} should now work. This means all the existing identifiers could be merged into a single new National Archives Identifier property. I think the broken links for some of those are a bug in the URL redirecting. It seems to be only affecting authority identifiers(?). I will report it to our help desk and see what they say. Thanks! Dominic (talk) 17:38, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
Hey Dominic, I changed US National Archives Identifier (P1225) to become the new property, but now I realize it's probably easier to just reuse P1222 (P1222). Looks like there is no need to change the id there. Multichill (talk) 20:03, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks, @Multichill:. I just removed all of the uses of P1223 (P1223), since there were only a dozen and they seemed all broken. Looks like the others are all not in use. So I suppose they can be deleted/redirected (or whatever is the proper action for Wikidata)? I've cleaned up P1226 so it is current. Are there properties for adding "former name" or "former URL"? I couldn't find anything useful. Dominic (talk) 21:06, 17 August 2016 (UTC)

NARA properties with issuesEdit

Hi Dominic -

I found another issue in the NARA database:

Thanks! - PKM (talk) 19:26, 25 October 2017 (UTC)

Thanks so much. I have sent both of these along for correction. Dominic (talk) 19:52, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
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