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Blog Entry TTT 2015
by Tanveer Hasan published Dec 05, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:36 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) conducted a four day training workshop for Wikimedians all over India in order to facilitate conducting and organising outreach activities for promotion of Wikimedia activities within Indian language communities. Wikimedians from 21 language communities had participated in this training workshop including Wikipedians working for Nepali and Maithili Wikipedia.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak with Dr. Kishore Kumar Rai Sheni: Tulu Wikipedia in the making
by U.B.Pavanaja published Sep 12, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:06 PM — filed under: , ,
Dr. Kishore Kumar Rai Sheni, Principal, Shri Ramakrishna P.U. College, Mangaluru shares with Dr. U.B. Pavanaja of the Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K) programme his insights on bringing more contributors of different corners of the society to grow Tulu Wikipedia. Tulu Wikipedia is in Incubator at present and there are a bunch of contributors who are expanding the project to bring it live.
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Blog Entry Odia Wikipedia workshop in Puri, Odisha sparks creation of informal Wikipedia group WikiTungi
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 30, 2015 last modified Jan 12, 2016 05:28 AM — filed under: , , ,
The first ever Odia Wikipedia workshop in Odisha's historic town of Puri finally shaped in on this December 20. With 25 participants contributing to Odia Wikipedia this day, more Wikipedia outreach in the city were planned.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Speak: Dr. Gitartha Bordoloi
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 10, 2019 last modified Apr 17, 2019 08:10 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
"People are more aware of Wikipedia than Wikisource." - Gitartha Bordoloi from Assamese Wikisource community, share his experience with CIS-A2K team.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Speak: J. Balaji
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 25, 2019 — filed under: , , , ,
To perfectly proofread the content with matching styles it takes a lot of effort. Patience is the key. The formatting methods are in wikisource are different from Wikipedia. So wikipedians are finding it difficult to edit in wikisource without an introduction.The young generation are accessing the internet through Mobile. They don’t use laptops and computers much. Though mobile is good medium for creating multimedia content, they are poor in creating text. It is difficult to proofread wikisource using a mobile phone. The challenge is bringing the next generation proofreaders - Wiki-librarian J. Balaji share his experience.
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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.
Located in Access to Knowledge
Blog Entry Indic Wikisource speak : Shubha
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 25, 2019 — filed under: , , , ,
As the texts are in the searchable format, many students and research scholars can make use of Wikisource. As we all know, Samskrit is a treasure trove of knowledge. There are many such books that can be uploaded and utilised by the public. For this, we are putting effort to upload more and more books and make our Wikisource a rich one. -- Shubha, a Samskrit Wiki-librarian share her experience
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