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Wikimania 2013: The International Wikimedia Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 26, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 06:30 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikimania is the annual international conference of the Wikimedia movement. It's organized by a different local team each year. In 2013 the conference took place in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Wikimania allows the community and the general public to learn about and share their experiences with free knowledge initiatives all over the world. T. Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi participated in the event.
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Wikimedia Asia Meeting
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 10:14 AM — filed under: , , ,
T.Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi from the Access to Knowledge team at CIS participated in the Wikimedia Asia meeting in Hong Kong on August 10, 2013.
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Wikipedia writes a new script
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 24, 2013 last modified Sep 04, 2013 06:27 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia is available in over 30 Indian languages. Add Konkani to that list. The Centre for Internet and Society has just completed a programme of training students to write for Konkani Wikipedia.
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Krishnarajapet Wikipedia Workshop (Coverage in Prajavani)
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 12, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 05:50 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Prajavani covered the Kannada Wikipedia workshop organised by the CIS-A2K team and the Kannada Sahitya Parishat of KR Pet., on August 12, 2013. A scanned version of the report is produced below.
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Kannada Wikipedia Workshop at SDM
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 12, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, SDM College, Ujire is holding a wiki workshop on September 15, 2013. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja from CIS-A2K team is participating in this workshop.
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Konkani Wikipedia makes headway
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 24, 2013 last modified Sep 17, 2013 06:07 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The first floor of the Krishnadas Central Library has been bustling with activity for the last four days. A closer look reveals the concentration, thought and precision that is put into each letter of the Devnagri script Konkani they type. Still further and you realise it’s a Wikipedia site that final year MA Konkani students of Goa University are busy with.
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Goa University to make available online Konkani Wikipedia, within 6 months
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2013 last modified Oct 03, 2013 09:35 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Thick heaps of the four volumes of Konkani language ‘vishwakosh’ or encyclopedia , till now available only in hard copy, will now attain a modern access.
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Blog Entry Infrastructural Needs of Indian Language Wikisource Projects
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Oct 21, 2022 last modified Oct 21, 2022 01:21 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a short study on identifying the infrastructural gaps on Indian language Wikisource projects, and potential strategies to address the same. The study was undertaken by Jayantha Nath, Puthiya Purayil Sneha and Satdeep Gill, with writing and editorial oversight by Puthiya Purayil Sneha and an external review by Divyank Katira. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2021-22.
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Blog Entry Exploring Knowledge Repositories on Water Resources in India
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 21, 2022 — filed under: , , , ,
This research study explores knowledge repositories on water resources in India, with a focus on how the digital transition has impacted the process of creation & access to these resources and possible collaborations to build open digital repositories around water. The research was undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, with editorial inputs by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and Chiara Furtado. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2021–2022.
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Documentation and Wikipedia Contribution — A One Day Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 12, 2013 — filed under: , , , , ,
On November 14, the CIS-A2K team is organizing a one day orientation workshop on 'Documentation and Wikipedia Contribution' at the Kalinga Institute of Social Studies (KISS), Bhubaneswar from 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
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