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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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March 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2019 last modified Jul 18, 2019 02:14 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for the month of March 2019.
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Blog Entry Comments and Suggestions to the Draft Patent Manual March 2019
by Achal Prabhala, Feroz Ali, Ramya Sheshadri, Roshan John and Anubha Sinha published Mar 21, 2019 last modified Apr 05, 2019 02:15 AM — filed under: ,
A coordinated civil society response to the consultation on the Patent Manual. CIS provided comments on patenting of computer related inventions.
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Blog Entry Rejuvenating India’s Rivers the Wiki Way
by Subodh Kulkarni published Mar 07, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 01:18 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Tarun Bharat Sangh (TBS), an organisation working on rejuvenation of rivers in India, has began documentation of rivers on Wiki, especially to draw attention to and mitigate the crisis of toxic deposits facing more than 40 rivers in India. The work was started by Jal Biradari, TBS’s Maharashtra based group, in Sangli district with the help of the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team of CIS. Here is the report from the first pilot workshop conducted by CIS-A2K during 22-25 December 2018 at Tarun Bharat Sangh Ashram, in Alwar, Rajasthan.
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