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Wikidata:Property proposal/access restriction status

access restriction statusEdit

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Creative work


This property is analogous to properties like access status (P6954) or copyright status (P6216), but refers to actual access, as opposed to rights. By "access," I mean access (Q57699905), so primarily about physical access, though also potentially digital (in reference to things like viewing or downloading, regardless of copyright considerations). I do not see that this has been modeled before. Many cultural repositories have a field like this, which states whether or not a catalogued object can be, for example, requested to be viewed in an archival research room, or borrowed from a library—or perhaps it is restricted due to reasons such as preservation concerns or privacy. Dominic (talk) 17:13, 14 August 2019 (UTC)


  •   Support David (talk) 05:08, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support Especially for archives. But how to model the more specific status? Presidential Records Act, Top secret. privacy. Can we add an example? --Hannolans (talk) 09:28, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
    • @Hannolans: Yes, that's where I was going with this next. There are both specific access restrictions and specific use restrictions to model. I guess if we identify or create items for all the entities you're referring to, then we just add it as a qualifier to claims with this property, with has cause (P828). I haven't assessed all of them yet, but I will do so for NARA terms, at least.
    • Right now, we lack some basic term items, such as the state of being "restricted" or "unrestricted" (as a general condition), and even an item for the concept of "restriction". Making items for terms like that is not really my specialty, so if you want to take a stab at that, it would be great. And also, for possibly/partially, I think this is a similar conversation to the one we're having for copyright status. Dominic (talk) 20:27, 16 August 2019 (UTC)

@ديفيد عادل وهبة خليل 2, Dominic, Hannolans:   Done: access restriction status (P7228). − Pintoch (talk) 07:36, 27 August 2019 (UTC)