Proposed in Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016. Received 37 support votes, and ranked #39 out of 265 proposals. View full proposal with discussion and votes here.
Even if the same reference is used for every item of a Wikidata entry, the reference data has to be entered separately for each field.
Who would benefit
People entering references in Wikidata.
Have a selection drop-down in every field that displays references already entered in that Wikidata page.
Time, expertise and skills required
- e.g. Hackathon, GSOC, Outreachy, etc.