Difference between revisions of "Wikidata"

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* [[wikidata:Property:P435|Work MBID]]
 
* [[wikidata:Property:P435|Work MBID]]
  
The template [[wikipedia:Template:Authority_control|Authority Control]] on the English Wikipedia will automatically include a link to MusicBrainz. Because MusicBrainz also has MBIDs for people or groups who're not primarily involved in the music business, further restrictions apply: The MusicBrainz Artist ID is currently restricted to items that have [[wikidata:Property:p106|p106]] set to either
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The template [[wikipedia:Template:Authority_control|Authority Control]] on the English Wikipedia will automatically include a link to MusicBrainz.
* [[wikidata:q177220|singer]]
 
* [[wikidata:q13385019|rapper]]
 
* [[wikidata:q639669|musician]]
 
* [[wikidata:q36834|composer]]
 
* [[wikidata:q488205|singer-songwriter]]
 
* [[wikidata:q183945|record producer]]
 
* [[wikidata:q10816969|club DJ]]
 
* [[wikidata:q130857|DJ]]
 
* [[wikidata:q158852|conductor]]
 
or are an [[wikidata:Property:p31|instance of]] [[wikidata:q215380|band]].
 
This list might not be complete, the complete one can be found in the [[wikipedia:Template:Authority_control/doc#Wikidata|template documentation]] or in the [[wikipedia:Module:Authority_control|module itself]]. To whitelist further items and properties, a request can be made on the [[wikipedia:Template_talk:Authority_control/doc|templates talk page]].
 

Revision as of 21:48, 17 January 2016

From the mouth of the horse: "Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike. It is for data what Wikimedia Commons is for media files: it centralizes access to and management of structured data, such as interwiki references and statistical information. Wikidata contains data in every language supported by the MediaWiki software." [1]

Wikidata interacts with MusicBrainz in various ways. This page is meant to note these various ways for MusicBrainz editors.

MusicBrainz

Interactions that affect MusicBrainz.

Relationships

The most straight-forward are the Wikidata URL relationships. A few bots scour MusicBrainz and add Wikidata links to entities, but it can also be done manually.

Areas

Areas were originally imported from Wikidata by area_bot, although that script is not currently running (if you want to request a missing area, please create a ticket in JIRA).

Wikimedia

There are several properties in Wikidata for MBIDs, all of which can be used to link an item on Wikidata to MusicBrainz:

The template Authority Control on the English Wikipedia will automatically include a link to MusicBrainz.