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Dataset nameEdit

ISIL list of Japan


National Diet Library, Japan


Dataset descriptionEdit

Libraries in Japan (public and special ones) with ISIL codes.

Additional informationEdit

Before the upload was started, there were about 700 Japanese libraries in Wikidata. About half of them had an International Standard Identifier for Libraries (P791).

Progress of importEdit

The table below is used to track the progress of importing this dataset. The suggested column headings are most applicable to data being imported from a spreadsheet - you can change some column headings or add new columns as required to best describe the progress of this import.

Wikidata item for the datasetImport data into spreadsheetFormat the spreadsheet to import the dataStructure of data within WikidataMatch the dataset to WikidataImporting data into Wikidata
ISIL list of Japan (Q60662183)donedonedonedonedone

Edit historyEdit

2019-02-26 – 2019-02-27: Uploaded public libraries

Discussion of importEdit

These headings are generally useful, please change this section to suit your needs.

Wikidata item for datasetEdit

ISIL list of Japan (Q60662183)

Import and format the data into spreadsheetEdit

Source data was in CSV format, so it could be imported and edited directly in OpenRefine.

Structure of data within WikidataEdit

Field nameWikidata propertyNotes
ISILInternational Standard Identifier for Libraries (P791)
instance of (P31)
Institution name in Japaneselabel
Institution name in Englishlabel
Postal codepostal code (P281)
Prefecturelocated in the administrative territorial entity (P131)
City/Ward/Town/Village location (P276)
Countrycountry (P17)
URLofficial website (P856)

Match the dataset to WikidataEdit

Importing data into WikidataEdit

Import completion notesEdit



Queries and expected resultsEdit

Query linkDescriptionExpected results

Schedule of new data releasedEdit