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Blog Entry Editor Growth & Contribution Program on Telugu Wikipedia
by Nitika Tandon published Sep 29, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Nitika Tandon tells us about the Editor Growth & Contribution Program on Telegu Wikipedia, how it will run, its necessity and the future steps.
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September 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2012 last modified Oct 09, 2012 06:48 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Welcome to the newsletter of September 2012 from the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). The present issue features a second analysis by Snehashish Ghosh on the latest list of sites blocked by the Indian government from August 18, 2012 to August 21, 2012, a research on the issues of internet governance by Smarika Kumar, publication of a report on Accessibility of Government websites in India by Nirmita Narasimhan, Mukesh Sharma and Dinesh Kaushal, the Access to Knowledge programme plan and updates from the Wikipedia community in India on Indic languages, updates from the Habits of Living workshop organised in Bengaluru, the events connected to the visits of international DNA experts, Helen Wallace and Jeremy Gruber in India, and introduce you to our Access to Knowledge team members.
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Autonomy, Access, Infrastructure and Future — A Discussion with C S Lakshmi on the SPARROW Archive
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 26, 2012 last modified Dec 05, 2012 10:22 AM — filed under: ,
What does it take to build an archive? Why build archives in the first place? What kind of challenges do archives created through independent initiatives face in terms of infrastructure, autonomy, access and futures? On Thursday, November 29, 2012, the Centre for Internet and Society and HasGeek present a Q&A session with Dr. C S Lakshmi, founder of SPARROW in Mumbai.
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National Consultation on OER for Higher Education
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 28, 2017 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha attended the National Consultative Meet on OER Policy for Higher Education in India held at New Delhi on March 3, 2017. The event was organized by CEMCA (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia).
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IDRC - Open Development Book - Authors' Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2017 — filed under: ,
Sumandro Chattapadhyay participated in the authors' workshop organized by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town in South Africa on March 11 and 12, 2017.
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Indo - French Perspectives on Digital Studies
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2017 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha was a speaker at the Indo-French workshop on Open Access at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi on March 15, 2017. The event was organized by the Digital Studies Group.
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Blog Entry An Interview with Dr. Francis Jayakanth
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2012 last modified Nov 24, 2012 06:09 AM — filed under: , ,
India has been losing out its best talents to the West, however, this trend could be reversed if we create adequate number of world-class institutions and research facilities, and our scientific productivity and quality of research will improve significantly, says Dr. Francis Jayakanth in an email interview with the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore.
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September 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 11, 2014 last modified Jan 02, 2015 01:26 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome you to the ninth issue of the newsletter (September 2014).
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Indian Women in Science Wiki edit-a-thon
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 13, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being held at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on October 11, 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The event is being organized by IndiaBioScience in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team.
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Wikipedia can establish Tulu in a wider way
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 24, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
In his predential address after inaugurating the three-day workshop on ‘The use of internet for promotion of Tulu language,’ organised by Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy President Janki M Brahmavar opined that internet media, especially Wikipedia, can contribute to a large extent towards the promotion of Tulu language. The president said there was a need for the effective use of Unicode for the digital interpretation of Tulu.
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