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Blog Entry Creating Free Software Environment at Andhra Loyola College
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Dec 13, 2014 last modified May 27, 2015 12:54 AM — filed under: , ,
Andhra Loyola college has signed an MoU with CIS-A2K and as part of it CIS-A2K team has provided a free and open software environment at Andhra Lyola College's Computer Center. Thirty machines have been installed with free software Operating system and some useful applications such as GIMP, Inkscape, firefox, libreoffice, etc.
Located in Openness / Blog
Telugu Wikipedia struggles to stay afloat
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
For a language that is spoken by 10 crore people, content is sparse.
Located in News & Media
Telugu Wikipedia at JNTUACEP
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 28, 2014 last modified Apr 15, 2014 11:13 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS along with the Department of Computer Science, JNTUACEP invite you to a Telugu Wikipedia workshop on March 28, 2014.
Located in Openness / Events
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.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Wikipedia Digital Centre now at Andhra Loyola College
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:49 PM — filed under: , ,
Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) of the Centre for Internet and Society has opened up a Wikipedia Digital Centre at Andhra Loyola College in the city on Wednesday. The centre, which has trained a couple of students in contributing to Wikipedia earlier, has now set up a lab called ‘Wikipedia Digital Centre’ to continue the activity.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Youth is responsible for protecting Telugu
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:49 PM — filed under: , ,
G. Umamaheshwara Rao, head of linguist research at Hyderabad Central university observed that there is every possibility for Telugu to be extinct soon. Its responsibility of youth to protect and preserve the language. And it is Wikipedia which would help in doing so.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Digitisation sprint at Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada to bring more books on Telugu Wikisource
by Pavan Santhosh published Feb 12, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
This 12th, A digitisation sprint is being organised for student Wikipedians of Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada. Students will learn about scanning books, will use OCR engine and digitise books on Telugu Wikisource. The event is organised by CIS-A2K where Telugu Wikimedian Viswanadh will be participating to mentor the new Wikimedians.
Located in Openness / Events
Works of Veerasalingam Pantulu on web
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 01, 2015 — filed under: , ,
Andhra Loyola College in association with Centre for Internet and Society (CIS- A2K) is conducting a six-day camp titled ‘Wiki Winter’ at Wikipedia Lab in the campus.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Online Free Content in Telugu Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 19, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Wikimedians gathered at Tirupati for a strategic meet. This was covered by the regional newspaper Andhra Jyothy
Located in Openness / News & Media
Telugu Wikipedians create Articles on Punjab in Telugu Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 12, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Telugu Wikipedians created articles on Punjab in a national level contest. Telugu Wikipedians received a trophy during the closing ceremony of Wiki conference India at Chandigarh.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media