Centre for Internet & Society

Aditya 365

Posted by Pavan Santhosh at Nov 07, 2018 02:32 AM |

Telugu Wikimedian Aditya Pakide successfully completed 365 Wiki Commons Days. Aditya started contributing to project after a Facebook comment by A2K community advocate suggesting that the same picture would get more utilization in Commons and a brief training followed.

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History of Wikipedia Education programme at Christ (Deemed to be University)

Posted by Ananth at Oct 29, 2018 02:20 AM |

This article gives the insight of Christ Wikipedia Education Program, how students are involved in different capacities in the program and shares the best practices of the Education Program.

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Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study

Posted by Dr. George Joseph,Dr. Sebastian K.A, and Kavitha A at Oct 28, 2018 05:56 AM |

We have published an article in International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities. The article is titled "Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study". The authors of the article are Hindi faculty members of Christ University and Ananth Subray from the Centre for Internet & Society provided research assistance.

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South India Copyright Workshop

Posted by Subodh Kulkarni at Oct 21, 2018 04:00 PM |

A workshop on Copyright was organized by CIS-A2K at Hotel Bhagini Icon in Bengaluru from 19th to 21st October 2018. Seventeen members from 5 language communities (Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Tulu) participated in the workshop. Yann Forget was the master trainer for the workshop.

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Christ (DU) students enrolls for 3rd Wikipedia certificate course

Posted by Ananth Subray at Sep 23, 2018 04:04 AM |

Students of Christ (Deemed to be University) enrolled themselves for the third Wikipedia certificate course for the academic year of 2018-19, to understand the usage of Wikimedia projects.

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Wikisource Handbook for Indian Communities

Wikisource Handbook for Indian Communities

Posted by Bodhisattwa Mandal and Ananth Subray P. V. at Sep 19, 2018 02:18 AM |

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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మిసిమి పత్రిక గ్రంథాలయంలో తెలుగు వికీపీడియన్ల కార్యక్రమం

Posted by Pavan Santhosh at Aug 22, 2018 03:11 PM |

తెలుగు నాట లలిత కళలపై రసజ్ఞత పెంపొందించేందుకు దశాబ్దాలుగా పనిచేస్తున్న పత్రికల్లో మిసిమి విశిష్టమైనది.

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Workshop of Publishers and Writers on Unicode, Open Source and Wikimedia Projects

Posted by Admin at Aug 11, 2018 02:08 AM |

CIS-A2K team organized a workshop on unicode, open source and wikimedia projects at Pune on July 25, 2018.

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వాట్సాప్ సాహిత్య వేదిక నుంచి వికీసోర్సుకు

వాట్సాప్ సాహిత్య వేదిక నుంచి వికీసోర్సుకు

Posted by Pavan Santhosh at Jul 31, 2018 04:55 PM |

పద్యసౌందర్యం గ్రూపు సభ్యులకు వికీసోర్సు పరిచయం

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Workshop of River activists for building Jal Bodh - Knowledge resource on Water

Posted by Admin at Jul 25, 2018 09:05 PM |

To build knowledge resource on rivers in Pune district, CIS-A2K team organized a workshop in Pune on July 25, 2018.

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ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ:ಸಂಪಾದನೋತ್ಸವಗಳು/ಸಂಪಾದನೋತ್ಸವ ತುಮಕೂರು ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾನಿಲಯ ೨೦೧೮

Posted by Admin at Jul 25, 2018 09:00 PM |

CIS-A2K team held a workshop in Tumakur University on 25 July 2018.

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వికీపీడియా:సమావేశం/హైదరాబాదు/మిసిమి పత్రిక భాగస్వామ్య సమావేశం, జూలై 2018

Posted by Admin at Jul 24, 2018 09:00 PM |

On 24 July 2018, CIS-A2K team held partnership discussions with Misimi Telugu monthly magazine.

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How to write differently for different Telugu digital platforms - awareness session to Indu Gnana Vedika

Posted by Pavan Santhosh at Jul 19, 2018 02:56 PM |

Different digital platforms require a different style of writing based on nature, ethos, and audience of the platform. Without which writer and piece of writing can only find rejections and deletions.

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వికీపీడియా:సమావేశం/గుంటూరు/అన్నమయ్య గ్రంథాలయం - భాగస్వామ్య కార్యక్రమం జూలై 2018

Posted by Admin at Jul 10, 2018 09:05 PM |

CIS-A2K partnership activity in Annamayya Library, Guntur.

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ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ತರಬೇತಿ ೨೦೧೮ @ ರಾಂಚಿ

ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ತರಬೇತಿ ೨೦೧೮ @ ರಾಂಚಿ

Posted by Vikas Hegde at Jul 04, 2018 04:30 PM |

ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯನ್ನರಾದ ವಿಕಾಸ್ ಹೆಗಡೆ ಅವರು Wiki Advanced Training 2018ರ ತಮ್ಮ ಅನುಭವ ಮತ್ತು ಕಲಿತ ವಿಚಾರಗಳನ್ನು ಈ ಬ್ಲಾಗಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಬರೆದುಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

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Maharashtra's Copyright Policy Makes Education Unaffordable

Posted by Anubha Sinha at Jun 26, 2018 02:22 PM |

In an alarming development for Indian students, Balbharati – the Maharashtra state bureau of textbook production and curriculum research – has issued a copyright policy that forces all publishers, digital educational-content creators, and coaching classes to obtain expensive licenses for developing material directly or indirectly relating to Balbharati’s content.

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36th SCCR: CIS Statement on Draft Action Plan for Educational and Research Institutions and Persons with Other Disabilities

Posted by Anubha Sinha at May 31, 2018 09:46 AM |

Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations on behalf of CIS on Day 4, May 31.

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36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Draft Action Plan for Libraries, Archives and Museums

Posted by Anubha Sinha at May 31, 2018 09:45 AM |

Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Draft Action Plan on advancing limitations and exceptions for libraries, archives and Museums on behalf of CIS on Day 3, May 30.

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36th SCCR: CIS Statement on Limitations and Exceptions Agenda

Posted by Anubha Sinha at May 31, 2018 09:40 AM |

Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Limitations and Exceptions agenda on behalf of CIS on Day 3, May 30.

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NGOs circulate letter at WIPO SCCR/36 raising serious concerns about draft Broadcasting Treaty

Posted by Anubha Sinha at May 29, 2018 10:42 AM |
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At the 36th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), negotiations on the Broadcasting Treaty continue - this time with a sense of urgency to present results of the 20 year negotiations to the UN General Assembly, scheduled in September this year. There remain long-pending issues within the Treaty, which have largely been ignored or weakly acknowledged by the Committee. In view of the threats that this Treaty poses to Access to Knowledge and the mission of educators, archivists, researchers, libraries and creators, NGOs at WIPO (including CIS) have circulated the letter below.

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