Multimedia Biographies for Diverse Scientists with
10-30, 22:30–22:55 (UTC), Room 3

Have you ever wanted to share a multimedia biography of a scientist from a diverse background? Meet, powered by Wikidata! We will demo and explain how contributions to Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons and English Wikipedia help extend and improve these stories. We will go over the other types of resources that can be added to stories like Vimeo videos, YouTube videos, IIIF images, works from HathiTrust, Internet Archive and more. Join this session to celebrate stories of amazing people.

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What will the participants take away from this session?

Participants will learn how we use Wikidata to drive multimedia biographies, and how curating data on Wikidata can extend and improve stories on Participants will also learn about scientists from underrepresented backgrounds.





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