Wikidata:Dataset Imports/Inventory of Historic Battlefields in Scotland

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Guidelines for using this pageEdit

Documenting the importEdit

  • Guidelines on how to import a dataset into Wikidata are available at Wikidata:Data Import Guide.
  • Please include notes on all steps of the process.
  • Once a dataset has been imported into Wikidata please edit the page to change the progress status from in progress to complete.
  • It is strongly recommended to use Visual Editor when making changes to this page, particularly for editing any of the tables.

Creating a Wikidata item for the datasetEdit

  • Please create a Wikidata item for the dataset, this will allow us to improve the coverage of datasets on Wikidata and understand what datasets are available on that topic and which of them have been added to Wikidata.
  • If you are working with very large dataset you can break it into smaller Mix n' Match catalogues, but only create one Wikidata item.
  • Link the dataset Wikidata item to this page using {{Q|??}}

Getting helpEdit

  • If your dataset import runs into issues please edit the page to change the progress status from in progress to help needed.
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Dataset nameEdit

Inventory of Historic Battlefields in Scotland


Historic Environment Scotland


Dataset descriptionEdit

A list of battlefields in Scotland compiled by Historic Environment Scotland, a public body responsible for investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment

Additional informationEdit

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 WikidataVisualisationsMaintainance queries and expected results
Inventory of Historic Battlefields in Scotland (Q6059933)Not done yetNot done yetNot done yet Not done yetNot done yetNot done yetNot done yet

Edit historyEdit

Use the table below to list batches of edits that have been completed for this dataset. Ideally each entry should have all applicable columns filled out, but at a minimum please make to add a date and description to give an idea of what was added to Wikidata and when.

DateDescriptionMethodPropertiesQualifiersReferencesStatements addedStatements removedLink to import sheet
Date 1Description 1Method 1Properties 1Qualifiers 1References 1Added Count 1Removed Count 1Link 1
Date 2Description 2Method 2Properties 2Qualifiers 2References 2Added Count 2Removed Count 2Link 2
Date 3Description 3Method 3Properties 3Qualifiers 3References 3Added Count 3Removed Count 3Link 3

Discussion of importEdit

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

Wikidata item for datasetEdit

Import data into spreadsheetEdit

Format the spreadsheet to import the dataEdit

Structure of data within WikidataEdit

Field nameWikidata propertyNotes

Match the dataset to WikidataEdit

Importing data into WikidataEdit

Import completion notesEdit



Queries and expected resultsEdit

Query linkDescriptionExpected results

Schedule of new data releasedEdit