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GQBWiki goes open

Costa, Stefano; Carabia, Alessandro

GQBWiki is a wiki website for the archaeological research project on the Byzantine city of Gortyn, based on open source
software and publicly accessible under the CC-BY-SA license. It has been used since 2005 to record excavation data together with other content ranging from bibliography to reflexive documentation. While the MediaWiki software lacks native capabilities for structured querying, the Semantic MediaWiki extension has been used to provide all the infrastructure necessary for linked open data. GQBWiki is the on-going result of collaborative work and strives to give attribution to all contributors in a transparent way, with all the challenges that a non-traditional publication workflow brings.

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