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Blog Entry Community digest: Konkani language speakers are separated by scripts but unite by Wikipedia; news in brief
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 07, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
Konkani-language Wikipedians on what they think of Wikipedia as a binding factor for native speakers who speak in different variations of the same language and write in different scripts.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Community Digest: Tulu Wikipedia Goes Live after Eight Years in Incubator; News in Brief
by Subhashish Panigrahi and Ting-Yi Chang published Aug 26, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Eight years after being created in the Wikimedia Incubator, the Tulu-language Wikipedia is now live as the 23rd Indic language Wikipedia.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Community Discussion for Making Tulu Wikipedia Live
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 29, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:45 AM — filed under: , ,
CIS-A2K Programme Officer Rahmanuddin Shaik visited Mangalore on October 28 and 29 and again on November 5 and 6, 2015. During his visit he interacted with Wikipedians for making the Tulu Wikipedia live.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Community Prioritisation of Content Donation: Kannada Wikisource
by Tanveer Hasan published Dec 05, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:42 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K has initiated a community consultation in order to prioritise and streamline the work on Wikisource projects across FLA. Due to the commitment of volunteers from the respective FLA and the institutional partnerships that A2K has developed we have been able to bring a large corpus of content under free licence into our Wikisource projects. CIS-A2K promotes both content donation and content acquisition strategies in order to bring in free licence content.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Content Donation Sessions with Authors
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 10, 2019 — filed under: , ,
CIS-A2K has adopted an integrated approach towards knowledge generation in Marathi language. With the involvement of various stakeholders in different programmes, CIS-A2K facilitated a comprehensive workshop for publishers, printers, designers and writers on 7 September 2018.
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Blog Entry Continuing community engagement: Communities of interest and Quarrying
by Manasa Rao published Apr 18, 2017 last modified May 19, 2017 03:23 PM — filed under: , , , ,
In telling the stories of Indian Wikipedians, we bring to you the story of Dr. Diptanshu Das, a doctor and avid Wikipedian, working with WikiProject Medicine who recently approached CIS-A2K with a technical request.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Cultural institution AKA GLAM for more OER
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
My submission titled "Cultural institution AKA GLAM for more OER" under the theme of "Innovative approaches to opening up cultural heritage collections for education" has been selected for the OER16 conference to be held in Edinburg, Scotland from 19 to 20 April 2016.
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Cultural institution AKA GLAM for more OER
by Prasad Krishna published May 10, 2016 last modified Jun 09, 2016 12:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
The OER conference was held in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 19 and 20, 2016. Subhashish Panigrahi gave a talk at the event organised by the University of Edinburg.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Data Xgen launches paid Hindi email service
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 30, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Jaipur based Enterprise email provider Data Xgen Technologies has launched a paid email service in Hindi Devnagari script. This is especially for .bharat domain names, but can also be used for other domains. As of now, the company offers email packages starting at Rs 99, Rs 499, Rs 999 and Rs 1,499, which look like monthly plans.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Developing Open Educational Resources in Indian Languages
by Sohnee Harshey* published Jun 02, 2016 last modified Jun 10, 2016 01:50 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education (CILHE), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), in collaboration with the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), has been involved in organising workshops on developing open educational resources (OER) in Indian languages with undergraduate and postgraduate students across various partner institutions. The objective of these workshops is to introduce students to: a) tools of collaborative knowledge production on the Internet, and b) methods for generating new online content in Indian languages.
Located in Openness