Wikidata: An Introduction to the Database of the World’s Knowledge

January 4, 2017 0

Imagine Wikipedia’s information in a structured form: that’s Wikidata. Wikidata is a free, open, collaborative, and multilingual knowledge base that can be read by both humans and machines. It’s a central storage for structured data that can be used by Wikipedia and its sister projects, as well as the general public. Wikidata proves to be a powerful and useful tool for libraries, museums, mapping services, developers, and everyday people. Kevin Payravi will present ‘Wikidata: An Read More

New Spaces and Places in the Ohio State University Libraries

May 5, 2005 0

Catch a glimpse of the future and plan to join us for the May luncheon meeting of the Central Ohio Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology on Thursday, May 5th, 2005 at the Fawcett Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Our honored speaker is Joe Branin, Director of Libraries for The Ohio State University, whose topic will be: “New Spaces and Places in the Ohio State University Libraries”  In this presentation, Mr. Read More