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Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia
by Admin published Feb 22, 2019 — filed under: , , , ,
Faculty and students of Goa University’s Marathi department have updated 164 Marathi articles on Wikipedia related to Goa recently.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Mini MediaWiki Training Theni
by Ananth published Feb 13, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2k is trying to strengthen the MediaWiki movement in India, and over the last six months, the team has collaborated with different Indian Wikimedians and started a project called Indic-TechCom.
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Blog Entry Marathi Wikipedia Workshop & 1lib1ref session at Goa University
by Subodh Kulkarni published Feb 01, 2019 last modified Mar 01, 2019 12:35 AM — filed under: , ,
Marathi language department of Goa University has initiated the process to document the culture of Goa on Marathi Wikipedia and Commons.
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an open content policy for the state, to promote use of Wikimedia projects by various user types and to ensure sustainability of Wikimedia projects, and to facilitate development of relevant free and open source software projects. This partnership between OVA and CIS will be carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, and we are sharing an overview of the activities and their objectives in this post.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018
by Jayanta Nath published Dec 08, 2018 last modified Dec 08, 2018 06:22 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
A group of Indian Wikisource leader from 12 different language communities gathered in Kolkata to attend the Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018
Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018 report at Asomiya Pratidin ePaper- Highest Circulated Assamese Daily
by Jayanta Nath published Dec 06, 2018 last modified Dec 10, 2018 03:08 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Indic Wikisource Community Consultation 2018 report at Asomiya Pratidin ePaper- Highest Circulated Assamese Daily
Blog Entry Aditya 365
by Pavan Santhosh published Nov 07, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Telugu Wikimedian Aditya Pakide successfully completed 365 Wiki Commons Days. Aditya started contributing to project after a Facebook comment by A2K community advocate suggesting that the same picture would get more utilization in Commons and a brief training followed.
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Van Bodh Workshop for content development on Forest Resources at Gadchiroli
by Admin published Nov 06, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
CIS-A2K has collaborated with Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) to facilitate development of Open knowledge resources on Community Forest Resource and content development in Wikimedia projects with community participation. These contents will become a part of "Van Bodh Knowledge repository".
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Blog Entry South India Copyright Workshop
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 21, 2018 last modified Nov 06, 2018 01:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
A workshop on Copyright was organized by CIS-A2K at Hotel Bhagini Icon in Bengaluru from 19th to 21st October 2018. Seventeen members from 5 language communities (Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Tulu) participated in the workshop. Yann Forget was the master trainer for the workshop.
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Blog Entry Christ (DU) students enrolls for 3rd Wikipedia certificate course
by Ananth Subray published Sep 23, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Students of Christ (Deemed to be University) enrolled themselves for the third Wikipedia certificate course for the academic year of 2018-19, to understand the usage of Wikimedia projects.
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