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.. image:: scholia/app/static/images/scholia_logo.svg :width: 100% :alt: Scholia

Scholia is a python package and webapp for interaction with scholarly information in Wikidata_.


As a webapp, it currently runs from Wikimedia Toolforge, a facility provided by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is accessible from

The webapp displays scholarly profiles for individual researchers, research topics, organizations, journals, works, events, awards and so on. For instance, the scholarly profile for psychologist Uta Frith is accessible from

The information displayed on the page is only what is available in Wikidata.


It is possible to use methods of the scholia package as a script: :: $ python -m scholia.query twitter-to-q fnielsen Q20980928


A simple way to get up and running is to launch Scholia via Gitpod, which installs the dependencies listed in requirements.txt automatically and launches the web app via runserver.py_.

See file CONTRIBUTING.rst_ for technical details on how to improve Scholia.

.. _Wikidata: .. _Wikimedia Foundation: .. _Wikimedia Toolforge: .. _launch Scholia via Gitpod: .. _CONTRIBUTING.rst: .. _requirements.txt: ..


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