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Wikidata:WikidataCon 2017/Submissions/State of identifiers in Wikidata

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Submission no. 56
Title of the submission
State of identifiers in Wikidata

Author(s) of the submission
Jakob Voß
E-mail address
jakob.voss at
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Verbundzentrale des GBV (VZG)

Type of session
Lightning talk
Length of session

More than every second Wikidata property is used to match Wikidata items with entities from external databases or identifier systems. These identifier properties are crucial for further data integration and come with their own particularities. The lightning talk will give a short overview of identifiers in Wikidata based on usage statistics, insights into authority control and tools to manage identifier mappings.
What will attendees take away from this session?
  1. Know more about Wikidata properties for identifiers
  2. Know where to look up more information
Slides or further information

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  1. ArthurPSmith (talk) 15:25, 31 July 2017 (UTC)
  2. Ijon (talk) 04:10, 1 August 2017 (UTC)
  3. Maxlath (talk)
  4. --Carlojoseph14 (talk) 17:34, 25 August 2017 (UTC)...