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Blog Entry Beyond Editor Count: Assessing Quality on Wikipedia
by Tejaswini Niranjana published Jun 12, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Since Wikipedia is considered as the go-to source for different kinds of knowledge by anyone starting off in a particular field of study, and since Indian languages (IL) are often the default languages of the classroom in India, strengthening the quality of the material available on IL Wikipedias is certain to have widespread tangible and intangible impact.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada
by Abhinav Garule published Jun 13, 2016 last modified Jun 13, 2016 06:44 AM — filed under: , , ,
The TEDSummit 2016, an annual conference of the TED community, is taking place during June 26-30, 2016 at Banff, Canada. Wikimedians Netha Hussain, Ayyappadas along with Abhinav Garule, Programme Associate, CIS-A2K will be conducting a 90-minute long workshop to educate the participants through Wikipedia's guidelines and help them write their first articles.
Located in Openness / Events
शंभर वर्षापूर्वीचे ग्रंथ मराठी विकिपीडियावर
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 22, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Open source effort gives indigenous language an official typeface
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 09, 2016 last modified Aug 03, 2016 02:00 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Santali, an aboriginal South Asian language, has a brand new freely licensed font and set of cross-platform open source input tools on the way.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Community celebrates birthday of Odia Wikipedia and Odia Wiktionary
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jul 09, 2016 last modified Jul 09, 2016 03:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
This June, Odia Wikipedia turned 14 and Odia Wiktionary turned 11. Odia Wikimedia community member Chinmayee Mishra, CIS-A2K Programme Associate Sailesh Patnaik and I co-authored this blog in the Wikimedia Blog. The blog chronicles several major activities of the community and features quotes from many old and new community members.
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୧୧ ବର୍ଷରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିଅଭିଧାନ, ଯୋଡ଼ିହୋଇଛି ଲକ୍ଷେରୁ ଅଧିକ ଶବ୍ଦ
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Odia Wikisource turned 11 on June 16. A news article was published about the project and the contributor community in Odia-language daily Prameya on June 17.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
The Digital Oxygen for Odia Language
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The article was published in My City Links on July 4, 2016.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିଅଭିଧାନରେ ଏକ ଲକ୍ଷ ଶବ୍ଦ
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2016 — filed under: , ,
A news article on Odia Wiktionary's 11th anniversary that got published in Odia-language daily Sambad on June 18.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Online edit-a-thon on incidents in Telugu
by Subhashish Panigrahi and Pavan Santhosh published Jul 11, 2016 last modified Jul 11, 2016 04:23 PM — filed under: ,
A week-long online edit-a-thon was organised by the Telugu Wikipedia community to cover popular social, political and other events on the Telugu Wikipedia.
Located in Openness