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Blog Entry CIS-A2K proposal to Wikimedia Foundation for 2019-2020
by Ananth published Apr 15, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) has submitted its proposal form for the year 2019 - 2020 to the Wikimedia Foundation. CIS thanks all community members who gave valuable suggestions and inputs for drafting this proposal.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource speak : Ajit Kumar Tiwari
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 11, 2019 last modified Apr 17, 2019 08:07 PM — filed under: , , ,
"Wikisource is going to be as important as Wikipedia because it addresses the issues of citations and references inherently. I will make it as my key pedagogical tool to educate my students and make them a part of this great movement." - Hindi Wiki-librarian Ajit Kumar Tiwari ( अजीत कुमार तिवारी ) share his experience about Hindi Wikisource which approved by Language committee of Wikimedia Foundation Inc , US for separate domain on February 2019.
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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.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource Speak: Dr. Hrishikes Sen
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 10, 2019 last modified Apr 26, 2019 06:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
There are plenty of people engaged in digitising Bengali books. Plenty of pirated digitised books are available online. We need to tap into that catchment area. I think, if we can prepare high-grade pdf versions of our completed works and spread those to various online non-wiki reader communities, we are likely to get good contributors. -- User:Hrishikes from English and Bengali Wikisource community, share his journey.
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 SVG Translation Workshop at KBC North Maharashtra University
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 10, 2019 last modified Apr 26, 2019 06:47 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) wing organized an SVG translation workshop in collaboration with KBC North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon on 14-15 March 2019. The workshop was a part of India level campaign. Total 58 participants attended the workshop and contributed to Commons till 31 March 2019.
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Blog Entry Content Donation Sessions with Authors
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 10, 2019 — filed under: , ,
CIS-A2K has adopted an integrated approach towards knowledge generation in Marathi language. With the involvement of various stakeholders in different programmes, CIS-A2K facilitated a comprehensive workshop for publishers, printers, designers and writers on 7 September 2018.
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Blog Entry Wikimedia projects orientation session at Tata Trust's Vikas Anvesh Foundation
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 09, 2019 — filed under: , ,
Researchers in development sector produce a pool of training material and case studies. However, these do not trickle down to the society and many in the public domain are unaware of the same.
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Blog Entry Supporting Indian Language Wikipedias Program/Report
by Gopala Krishna A published Apr 05, 2019 last modified May 01, 2019 05:04 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2K team submitted Project Tiger final report.
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Blog Entry Design and the Open Knowledge Movement
by Saumyaa Naidu published Mar 31, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 12:13 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
With the objective of connecting the open knowledge movement with design, the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society co-organised the Wikigraphists Bootcamp India 2018 with the Wikimedia Foundation during September 28-30, 2018 in New Delhi. The event was held at the School of Design at Ambedkar University Delhi. As part of the bootcamp, a panel discussion was held in order to bring together design practitioners, educators, open knowledge contributors, and design students to explore how design and open knowledge communities can engage with each other. In this post, Saumyaa Naidu shares the learnings from the panel discussion aimed at exploring the potential collaborations between design and the open knowledge movement.
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