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Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak: Piotr Konieczny
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 18, 2013 last modified Sep 18, 2013 12:22 PM — filed under: , , ,
WikipediansSpeak is a video interview show hosted by Subhashish Panigrahi at the Centre of Internet and Society. It brings you series of posts about Wikipedians across the globe. Wikipedians are those voluntary contributors who write Wikipedia articles, correct mistakes made by other wikipedians and share knowledge for free to the world.
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Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak: Telugu Language Library Catalog Project Helps Wikipedia Grow
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 11, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 08:06 AM — filed under: , ,
In 2013, the interview project “WikipediansSpeak” was launched in response to observations that many noteworthy Wikimedians were being underrepresented both locally and globally. Not just them personally—their work, and the communities they represent, were also unknown to the Wikimedia community and the outside world.
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Blog Entry WikiSangamotsavam 2013 brings Indian Wikimedians together
by Netha Hussain and Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 14, 2014 last modified Feb 03, 2014 06:57 AM — filed under: , , , ,
WikiSangamotsavam, the annual conference of Malayalam Wikimedians, took place in Alappuzha, Kerala from December 21 to 23, 2013. The conference brought together around 200 Wikimedians and well-wishers from all over India.
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Blog Entry WikiSangamotsavam 2016
by [email protected] published Jan 18, 2017 last modified Feb 06, 2017 12:47 PM — filed under: , ,
The Malayalam Wikipedia community jointly held its anniversary celebrations and annual gathering in Kasaragod district, Kerala from 26 to 28 December, 2016. The Centre for Internet and Society was invited to partake in the event.
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Blog Entry Wikisource Handbook for Indian Communities
by Bodhisattwa Mandal and Ananth Subray P. V. published Sep 19, 2018 — filed under: , , , , ,
Wikisource is one of the trending Wikimedia projects. Many new editors and new books to Indic language Wikisource's get added over a period of time. However, new editors as well as existing editors face numerous problems while working with the content online. The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team, to help the editors, has created this Handbook. CIS invites feedback to the first draft of this Handbook. CIS-A2K will continue to work with the Wikipedia communities to improve their efforts towards developing Wikisource.
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Blog Entry Wikisource Workshop at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal
by Subodh Kulkarni published May 26, 2019 last modified Jun 23, 2019 03:26 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) organized a workshop in collaboration with Vigyan Ashram, Pabal on May 25-26, 2019 at Pabal. Total 12 participants attended sessions during this two days workshop. The basic skills in digitisation, uploading on Commons and Wikisource process were imparted in the workshop. Jayanta Nath was the facilitator.
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Blog Entry Wikisource:Internship Project at New Law College, Pune
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 28, 2017 — filed under: , , , ,
This Wiki - internship project is being conducted for New Law College (Pune),under the guidance of Prof.Dr.Mukund Sarda, Dean and Principal of NLC by CIS A2K as part of this project at en wikisource; teams of students will acomplish proof reading, validation, compilation annotation etc. of Indian Laws and to begin with Copyright laws and Intellectual property laws at Portal:Copyright law/Copyright law of India.
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Blog Entry WikiTungi: Bhubaneswar City Wiki Community Turns 1
by Sailesh Patnaik published Feb 27, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Odia Wikipedia’s WikiTungi is an attempt at building a community of Wikimedians at the city level.
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Blog Entry Wikiwomen’s Meetup at St. Agnes College Explores Potentials and Plans of Women Editors in Mangalore, Karnataka
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Karnataka is known for its diverse linguistic cultures. Aside from Kannada, many are native speakers of Konkani, Tulu, and other languages. A small Wikiwomen's meetup was held on Saturday, August 27th at St. Agnes College, Mangalore, to invite female Wikipedians from the region. Many of them were new to the online encyclopedia but demonstrated strong interest in learning and contributing more Indic language content online.
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Will domain dot भारत spur the growth of Indian languages on the internet?
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 29, 2014 last modified Sep 08, 2014 05:50 AM — filed under: , ,
Modi's effort to promote the use of Hindi and e-governance has given hope to those who want to see more vernacular content online, but many challenges have to be overcome.
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