Histropedia Sheets – Timelines from spreadsheets

Spreadsheet fading to timeline

Histropedia Sheets is a new free tool for creating interactive timelines from spreadsheets published online with Google Sheets. It allows you to create custom timelines for any purpose using simple spreadsheet knowledge only. The columns in your spreadsheet are used to add colour codes, filters and related content for each Event. The resulting timeline can be viewed full screen or […]

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Importing data into Wikidata – Current challenges and ideas for future development

This post is a follow up to the session I hosted at WikidataCon 2017 along with Stuart Prior from WikimediaUK (standing in for John Cummings, Wikimedian in Residence at UNESCO) Data partnerships with reputable third parties are really important for the future of Wikidata. If we get this right it will alleviate a lot of the manual work needed keeping […]

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