WikidataR: Read-Write API Client Library for Wikidata

Read from, interogate, and write to Wikidata <> - the multilingual, interdisciplinary, semantic knowledgebase. Includes functions to: read from wikidata (single items, properties, or properties); query wikidata (retrieving all items that match a set of criterial via Wikidata SPARQL query service); write to Wikidata (adding new items or statements via QuickStatements); and handle and manipulate Wikidata objects (as lists and tibbles). Uses the Wikidata and Quickstatements APIs.

Version: 2.3.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: httr, jsonlite, WikipediR, WikidataQueryServiceR, tibble, dplyr, stringr, Hmisc, progress, pbapply, stats, readr, crayon, utils
Suggests: markdown, testthat, tidyverse, knitr, pageviews
Published: 2021-11-16
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.WikidataR
Author: Thomas Shafee ORCID iD [aut, cre], Os Keyes ORCID iD [aut], Serena Signorelli [aut], Alex Lum ORCID iD [ctb], Christian Graul [ctb], Mikhail Popov ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Thomas Shafee <T.Shafee at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: WikidataR results


Reference manual: WikidataR.pdf


Package source: WikidataR_2.3.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): WikidataR_2.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): WikidataR_2.3.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): WikidataR_2.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): WikidataR_2.3.3.tgz
Old sources: WikidataR archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: tidywikidatar, wikitaxa
Reverse suggests: pageviews, WikipediR


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