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Access to Rare Books Made Easy
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 27, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Rare Odia books that are out of print and not easily accessible on the internet, will now be available at the click of the mouse. In a bid to make them available online, the Odia Wikipedia community last week launched WikiSource, an Odia e-library and a sister project of Odia Wikipedia that has been trying to popularise use of Odia language on the Internet since 2002.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Ada Lovelace Edit-a-thon 2014
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 13, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being held at Urban Solace on October 14, 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The event is being organized by IndiaBioScience in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team. CIS-A2K will conduct the first three edit-a-thons.
Located in Openness / Events
AdaCamp Bangalore: "Nothing could be more open and encouraging than this"
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 09, 2014 last modified Feb 12, 2015 01:53 AM — filed under: ,
I can say this conference was the most truly touched feminist endeavor I have ever witnessed or thought of. An inspiration to last through. — Rupali Talwatkar.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation to Host Design Public
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 11, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 08:08 AM — filed under: ,
The conclave in its 5th edition will feature Aam Aadmi Party members Rajmohan Gandhi and Somnath Bharti along with Sunil Abraham in conversation with Dr. Aditya Sood about different approaches through citizen centric governance.
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Blog Entry Adikavi Nannaya University Telugu Wikipedia Workshop
by Pavan Santhosh published Jan 08, 2017 last modified Apr 16, 2017 08:57 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A Telugu Wikipedia introductory workshop was conducted for the students of Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry between 6- 7 January, 2017.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Adopting ORCID as a Unique Identifier will Benefit all Involved in Scholarly Communication
by Subbiah Arunachalam and Muthu Madhan published Oct 28, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
ORCID, the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is a nonprofit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. Together with other persistent identifiers for scholarly works such as digital object identifiers (DOIs) and identifiers for organizations, ORCID makes research more discoverable.
Located in Openness
Advocating for Openness: Nine Ways Civil Society Groups Have Mobilized to Defend Internet Freedom
by Admin published Nov 26, 2017 — filed under: ,
The debate over whether the Internet is a better tool for democratic empowerment or authoritarian control misconstrues the nature of the democratic challenges of the digital age.
Located in Accessibility / News & Media
Blog Entry Ahmednagar — Marathi Wikipedia Workshop
by Tanveer Hasan published Mar 18, 2013 last modified Jul 26, 2013 09:34 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia Community members helped the Higher Education Innovation and Research Applications Programme (HEIRA), CSCS Bangalore organize a day-long workshop on ‘Digital Literacy’ at Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar, Maharasthra on January 17, 2013. Tanveer Hasan of HEIRA shares with us the developments in this report.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Aircel & Wikimedia Foundation announce Wikipedia Zero
by U.B.Pavanaja published Jul 07, 2014 last modified Jul 07, 2014 05:58 AM — filed under: , , ,
Aircel and Wikimedia Foundation came together to announce Wikipedia Zero. As per this, users of Aircel need not pay for data for accessing Wikipedia. Dr. U.B.Pavanaja wrote a report on this in Prajavani.
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ALC signs MoU for better net access
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 20, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
Andhra Loyola College (ALC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangalore-based Centre for Internet and Society – Access to Knowledge (CSI-A2K) here on Thursday.
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