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Blog Entry Digital Futures of Indian Languages - Notes from the Consultation
by Tejaswini Niranjana published Jan 12, 2016 last modified Jan 15, 2016 05:55 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A consultation on 'digital futures of Indian languages' was held at the CIS office in Bangalore on December 12, 2015, to generate ideas and structure the Indian languages focus area of the CSCS Digital Innovation Fund (CDIF). It was led by Dr. Tejaswini Niranjana, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), and Tanveer Hasan, A2K programme at CIS; and was supported by CDIF. Here are the notes from the Consultation.
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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 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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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.
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Blog Entry Digitisation, Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource Orientation Workshop at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal, Pune District
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 04, 2017 last modified Jun 07, 2017 08:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A digitization workshop was held at Vigyan Ashram, following the success of the introductory workshop in February.
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Blog Entry Discussion on Creation of Social Media Guidelines & Strategy for Telugu Wikimedia
by Manasa Rao published Oct 24, 2017 — filed under: , , , , ,
Between 1 to 16 September, an online discussion took place on the creation of social media guidelines and strategy for Telugu Wikimedia handles online.
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Dr. Pavanaja Featured in Vijayavani
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 26, 2015 last modified Dec 15, 2015 07:49 AM — filed under: , ,
Dr. U.B. Pavanaja was invited to the office of Vijayavani, Kannada daily. Vijayavani runs a programme in which a celebrity will be invited to their office and have informal discussions with them. Later a lead article based on that discussions will be generated. The article which featured Dr. Pavanaja was published on November 16, 2015.
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Blog Entry Edit-a-thon at DSERT Bengaluru to improve Science-related articles in Kannada Wikipedia
by Ananth Subray published Jul 14, 2016 last modified Aug 16, 2016 08:31 AM — filed under: , , , ,
We have been working with the Department of State Educational Research and Training of Karnataka (DSERT), a Government of Karnataka-run research and training institution headquartered in Bengaluru. With the hope of expanding the reach of Science-related content in Kannada Wikipedia, we organised an edit-a-thon spanning over three days from the 11th January through the 13th.
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Blog Entry Edit-a-thon organised at Christ University Bangalore to celebrate Women’s Day
by Ananth Subray published Apr 16, 2016 last modified May 20, 2016 01:47 PM — filed under: , ,
A day-long edit-a-thon was organised at Christ University Bangalore on March 12, 2016 to celebrate the Women’s Day and grow the women-related articles on Kannada Wikipedia.
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Blog Entry Edit-a-thon organised to grow content on medicinal plants in Kannada Wikipedia
by Ananth Subray published Apr 29, 2016 last modified May 19, 2016 10:34 AM — filed under: , ,
Two two-day long edit-a-thons were organised in St. Aloysius College and St. Agnes College, both in Mangalore, during March 10-11 and March 12-13 respectively. The edit-a-thons were aimed at creating and enhancing Wikipedia articles related to medicinal plants.
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