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Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 11, 2016 last modified Aug 12, 2016 01:31 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Events
Blog Entry WikiConference India 2016 Submission: How to better tell your Wikimedia Community Story using Media as a Tool
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 17, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
The Wikimedia community has constantly struggled to a) reach out to masses and tell them about their contribution, and motivate people to contribute to the Wikimedia projects. Media plays a very important role in spreading the word about Wikimedia projects and the contributor community, and at times, encouraging the audience to contribute.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry WikiConference India 2016 Submission: We, Men, Women: Collective Learning in Bridging Indic Wikipedia Gender Gaps
by Elisachang published Aug 17, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
There is no denying that non-English Wikipedias are disproportionally underrepresented in scholarly focus despite the significant role of an open knowledge society can play in smaller linguistic groups – local collaboration and communication, knowledge dissemination, as well as preservation of local language resources.
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Blog Entry WikiConference India 2016 Submission: Gender Gap in Indian Language Wikipedias – Projects, Outreach and Outcome
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 17, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
India is not much different from the global statistics when it comes to gender gap issues in Wikipedia. Indian language Wikipedias are known to have similar ratio of male to female editors.
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Blog Entry Kannada Wikipedia edit-a-thon organised at Sagara, Karnataka
by Ananth Subray published May 12, 2016 last modified Aug 22, 2016 10:58 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A two-day-long Kannada Wikipedia edit-a-thon was organised at Sagara, Karnataka during January 26-27. A photowalk was also organised on the 25th to cover places of encyclopedic importance.
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Kannada Wikipedia Workshop (Coverage in Suvarna Prabha)
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 last modified Mar 05, 2014 11:05 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted a Kannada Wikipedia workshop on March 1, followed a by edit-a-thon on Mar 2, 2014, at Sagara. A report of the inauguration program, appeared in Suvarna Prabha, Sagara on March 1, 2014.
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ಕನ್ನಡಕ್ಕೆ ಬಲಕೊಡುವ ಕೆಲಸವಾಗಲಿ’
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted a 2-day workshop-cum-editathon at Sagara on March 1 and 2, 2014. Vijaya Karnataka published a report on March 2.
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୧୦ ବର୍ଷରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ୱିକିପିଡିଆ
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 09, 2014 last modified Mar 06, 2014 05:38 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is a feature about Odia Wikipedia's 10th anniversary and the story of a dead volunteer community reviving after 8 years. This has been published in Rabibara Sambad (Sunday supplement of Odia newspaper The Sambad) on February 9, 2014.
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Blog Entry Institute for Internet & Society 2014, Pune
by Samantha Cassar published Mar 07, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 11:31 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Last month, activists, journalists, researchers, and members of civil society came together at the 2014 Institute for Internet & Society in Pune, which was hosted by CIS and funded by the Ford Foundation. The Institute was a week long, in which participants heard from speakers from various backgrounds on issues arising out of the intersection of internet and society, such as intellectual property, freedom of expression, and accessibility, to name a few. Below is an official reporting summarizing sessions that took place.
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Odia Wikipedia to Digitise 14 Books
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
On the occasion of the 79th Odisha Day (Utkal Divas) on April 1, the Odia Wikipedia has decided to take up a new project for digitisation of 11 books of eminent Odia author Dr Jagannath Mohanty.
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