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Blog Entry Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 07, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 01:18 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Tarun Bharat Sangh (TBS), an organisation working on rejuvenation of rivers in India, has began documentation of rivers on Wiki, especially to draw attention to and mitigate the crisis of toxic deposits facing more than 40 rivers in India. The work was started by Jal Biradari, TBS’s Maharashtra based group, in Sangli district with the help of the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team of CIS. Here is the report from the first pilot workshop conducted by CIS-A2K during 22-25 December 2018 at Tarun Bharat Sangh Ashram, in Alwar, Rajasthan.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Comments and Suggestions to the Draft Patent Manual March 2019
by Achal Prabhala, Feroz Ali, Ramya Sheshadri, Roshan John and Anubha Sinha published Mar 21, 2019 last modified Apr 05, 2019 02:15 AM — filed under: ,
A coordinated civil society response to the consultation on the Patent Manual. CIS provided comments on patenting of computer related inventions.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Speak: Sushant Savla
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 10, 2019 last modified Apr 17, 2019 08:09 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Future is bright -- Sushant Savla (User:Sushant_savla) from Gujarati Wikisource community, share his experience & journey.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource speak : Ajit Kumar Tiwari
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 11, 2019 last modified Apr 17, 2019 08:07 PM — filed under: , , ,
"Wikisource is going to be as important as Wikipedia because it addresses the issues of citations and references inherently. I will make it as my key pedagogical tool to educate my students and make them a part of this great movement." - Hindi Wiki-librarian Ajit Kumar Tiwari ( अजीत कुमार तिवारी ) share his experience about Hindi Wikisource which approved by Language committee of Wikimedia Foundation Inc , US for separate domain on February 2019.
Located in Access to Knowledge
Blog Entry CIS-A2K proposal to Wikimedia Foundation for 2019-2020
by Ananth published Apr 15, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) has submitted its proposal form for the year 2019 - 2020 to the Wikimedia Foundation. CIS thanks all community members who gave valuable suggestions and inputs for drafting this proposal.
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March 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2019 last modified Jul 18, 2019 02:14 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for the month of March 2019.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Speak: Dr. Hrishikes Sen
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 10, 2019 last modified Apr 26, 2019 06:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
There are plenty of people engaged in digitising Bengali books. Plenty of pirated digitised books are available online. We need to tap into that catchment area. I think, if we can prepare high-grade pdf versions of our completed works and spread those to various online non-wiki reader communities, we are likely to get good contributors. -- User:Hrishikes from English and Bengali Wikisource community, share his journey.
Wikipedia looks to ramp up its Indian language content
by Tushar Kaushik published May 28, 2019 last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:20 AM — filed under:
Wikipedia is generating more content in major Indian languages with the help of Bengaluru-based Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Digital Humanities for Indian Higher Education
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 07, 2013 last modified Jun 07, 2013 11:30 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society in collaboration with HEIRA-CSCS, Tumkur University, CILHE-TISS and CCS (IISc) is hosting a one day Digital Humanities consultation on July 13, 2013 at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.
Located in Openness / Events
Wiki donors
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 21, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 04:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
Time Out finds out what Wikipedia’s doing to turn the info mammoth Kannada friendly
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