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February 2019 Newsletter
by Admin published Feb 27, 2019 last modified Mar 14, 2019 04:40 PM — filed under: ,
Our newsletter for February month below.
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Blog Entry Marathi Language Fortnight Workshops 2019
by Subodh Kulkarni published Feb 26, 2019 last modified Mar 01, 2019 12:39 AM — filed under: , , ,
Maharashtra is a state which is rich in diversity in terms of language and culture seen in its various regions such as Konkan, Marathwada, Western Maharashtra, Northern Maharashtra and Vidarbha. Awareness needs to be created to make Wikimedia movement inclusive and diverse in these geographical regions as well as in their social strata.
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Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia
by Admin published Feb 22, 2019 — filed under: , , , ,
Faculty and students of Goa University’s Marathi department have updated 164 Marathi articles on Wikipedia related to Goa recently.
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Blog Entry Mini MediaWiki Training Theni
by Ananth Subray published Feb 13, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2k is trying to strengthen the MediaWiki movement in India, and over the last six months, the team has collaborated with different Indian Wikimedians and started a project called Indic-TechCom.
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Blog Entry Supporting Indian Community 2018: Needs Assessment
by Tito Dutta published Feb 06, 2019 last modified Feb 06, 2019 09:46 PM — filed under:
The Wikimedia Foundation and Google worked in close coordination with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Wikimedia India chapter (WMIN) and user groups will pilot a program encouraging Wikipedia communities to create locally relevant and high-quality content in Indian languages. Here is the needs-assessment report.
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Blog Entry Marathi Wikipedia Workshop & 1lib1ref session at Goa University
by Subodh Kulkarni published Feb 01, 2019 last modified Mar 01, 2019 12:35 AM — filed under: , ,
Marathi language department of Goa University has initiated the process to document the culture of Goa on Marathi Wikipedia and Commons.
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January 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2019 last modified Mar 03, 2019 04:34 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the first issue of its e-Newsletter for 2019.
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Google Gives Wikimedia Millions—Plus Machine Learning Tools
by Admin published Jan 22, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 12:52 PM — filed under: , ,
Google is pouring an additional $3.1 million into Wikipedia, bringing its total contribution to the free encyclopedia over the past decade to more than $7.5 million, the company announced at the World Economic Forum Tuesday.
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December 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2018 last modified Jan 08, 2019 04:15 PM — filed under: , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) wish you all a great year ahead and welcome you to the twelfth issue of its newsletter (December) for the year 2018:
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an open content policy for the state, to promote use of Wikimedia projects by various user types and to ensure sustainability of Wikimedia projects, and to facilitate development of relevant free and open source software projects. This partnership between OVA and CIS will be carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, and we are sharing an overview of the activities and their objectives in this post.
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