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Create Zotero translator-writing priority list for each language Wikipedia
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In order to better address translator coverage for major, non-English sources (T94170), it would help to have lists of the most needed translators for each (major) language Wikipedia. See T96927: Evaluate citoid for citations used on Wikimedia sites for two-year-old dumps of each language Wikipedia's most referenced domains, sorted descending. (Also re: the Swedish list, see P691 and discussion in T94170#2534552.)

A research write-up was published on Meta and resulted in two comparisons of the most cited domains in need of translators on enwp and on frwp. We could use the same treatment for the other languages.

We either need the most cited lists re-dumped (see research pub on Meta for the methods) or that list analyzed against Zotero translators. (Either feed each site into the Citoid citation autocomplete tool, or use Zotero browser plugins to determine which translator is triggered for the site and whether Embedded Metadata sufficiently cover the site.) Tables like the enwp and frwp linked above wouldn't hurt.

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czar renamed this task from Create priority list for Zotero translators needed for Wikipedia to Create Zotero translator-writing priority list for each language Wikipedia.Mar 12 2017, 9:57 AM
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Hi folks!

I hope it's appropriate to do this on a Phabricator thread -- but we've identified a couple of threads such as this one where there are some issues with Citoid and automatic extraction / generation of metadata, and @diegodlh has been working on a community based solution for this problem, called Web2Cit. Web2Cit aims to solve some of those problems without having users to fiddle with Zotero translators or having a lot of technical skills.

On May 11 at 4 PM UTC we will be running a workshop to show the tool and allow users to test the early adopters version. If you're interested, you can register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpfu2upj4sE9ZrqblmM3-QujaeqekAAINK

If you want to know more about Web2Cit or the workshop, check here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Web2Cit/Workshops

We would also greatly appreciate it if you happen to know anyone that might be interested in attending such a workshop and can handle some technical complexity.

cheers,
scann