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Blog Entry Exploring Knowledge Repositories on Water Resources in India
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 21, 2022 — filed under: , , , ,
This research study explores knowledge repositories on water resources in India, with a focus on how the digital transition has impacted the process of creation & access to these resources and possible collaborations to build open digital repositories around water. The research was undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, with editorial inputs by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and Chiara Furtado. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2021–2022.
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Blog Entry Infrastructural Needs of Indian Language Wikisource Projects
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Oct 21, 2022 last modified Oct 21, 2022 01:21 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a short study on identifying the infrastructural gaps on Indian language Wikisource projects, and potential strategies to address the same. The study was undertaken by Jayantha Nath, Puthiya Purayil Sneha and Satdeep Gill, with writing and editorial oversight by Puthiya Purayil Sneha and an external review by Divyank Katira. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2021-22.
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Blog Entry Mapping Content on Gender and Sexuality in Indian Languages
by Yashashwini Srinivas published Oct 21, 2022 last modified Oct 21, 2022 01:03 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
This research study explores content production processes on gender and sexuality in Indian languages, its digital documentation and factors that affect its availability and use on open access platforms. The research was undertaken by Yashashwini Srinivas, with editorial inputs by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and Torsha Sarkar. This research was part of short-term studies undertaken at the CIS-A2K programme 2021-22.
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Blog Entry Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 11, 2022 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The digitization project of O Bharat, a historic biweekly published between 1912 to 1949 in Goa was completed through collaboration of different organizations. The trustees of Bharatkar Hegde Desai Trust initiated the project in collaboration with Marathi department of Goa University, Bhakti Dnyan Marg Sanstha and Goa Central Library. The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge Programme facilitated the project with technical and financial assistance. Two local students scanned 12000 pages in 8 days. The year wise volumes of O Bharat are now freely available on Wikimedia Commons in the form of archive.
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Blog Entry Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 11, 2022 — filed under: , , , , , ,
It all started like this. During the Wikimedia session at Goa University in October 2021, it was realised that there is very little documentation about the ‘Goa Liberation Struggle’ on Wikimedia projects. So, in the meeting Prof. Vinay Madgaonkar from the Marathi language department took the lead to develop a project around this theme.
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Blog Entry Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021/Report
by Nitesh Gill and Tito Dutta published Aug 20, 2021 — filed under: , , , ,
In March 2020, the whole world came to a standstill. What many deemed as a regular ‘flu’ turned out to be the pandemic that brought everyone to their knees. The things that we always did, we could no longer do them. We were all confined to our homes with no choice but to work online. Hanging out with friends, attending weddings, and being a part of the conferences and seminars suddenly became a part of the past. We started using the word unprecedented a lot.
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Bodh: a new tool for Wikidata lexicographical data
by Bodhisattwa Mandal published Jun 28, 2021 — filed under: , ,
We are happy to announce that a new tool, named Bodh, has been developed by Jay Prakash, as a CIS-A2K assignment, to add or modify statements for lexemes, senses and forms.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Research Studies on Indian Language Wikimedia Projects 2019-21
by Sneha PP published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Oct 21, 2022 12:59 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a compilation of the final reports from a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019-2021, on an array of topics related to Indian language Wikimedia projects. The projects were undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, Bodhisattwa Mandal, Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran, Ananth Subray, Satpal Dandiwal and Nitesh Gill, with research oversight and editorial support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and internal review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Ambika Tandon.
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File Project Tiger 2.0 utilisation certificate
by A2K published Sep 23, 2020 — filed under: , , ,
Project Tiger 2.0 utilisation certificate
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Blog Entry Project Tiger 2.0
by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill published Nov 24, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.
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