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Blog Entry Wikimedia Workshop on Rivers under Project Jalbodh
by Subodh Kulkarni published Jul 30, 2019 last modified Aug 05, 2019 03:28 PM — filed under: , ,
The Indian National Trust for Art & Heritage Pune Chapter is working with various organisations to preserve the natural heritage places like rivers in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. After the presentation of 'Project Jalbodh' by CIS-A2K in River Dialogue organised by INTACH in April 2018, several organisations shown keen interest in collaboration.
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Blog Entry Re-licensing Sessions with Authors and Organisations
by Subodh Kulkarni published Jul 31, 2019 last modified Aug 05, 2019 04:12 PM — filed under: , , ,
In collaboration with Marathi community, CIS-A2K is getting connected with various authors and organisations willing to re-license their content under CC-By-SA. A2K is facilitating the OTRS process Commons for re-licensing as well as digitisation of the content. The team of trained Wikimedians at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal, District Pune has taken the responsibility of digitising the books and further uploads in Wikimedia projects.
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Blog Entry Call for joining the Free Knowledge movement #Wikipedia #Wikimedia
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Aug 19, 2019 last modified Aug 20, 2019 07:15 AM — filed under: , , ,
Every little drop makes a Mighty ocean! Join us in this Free Knowledge movement where your contributions will be used world-wide.
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Odia Wikipedia Workshop at KISS
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 09, 2014 last modified Jan 16, 2014 06:52 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A day long Odia Wikipedia workshop for post-graduate students and faculty members is being organized by the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) on January 10.
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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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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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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 Indic Wikisource Speak: Sushant Savla
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 10, 2019 last modified Apr 17, 2019 08:09 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Future is bright -- Sushant Savla (User:Sushant_savla) from Gujarati Wikisource community, share his experience & journey.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikisource speak : Ajit Kumar Tiwari
by Jayanta Nath published Apr 11, 2019 last modified Apr 17, 2019 08:07 PM — filed under: , , ,
"Wikisource is going to be as important as Wikipedia because it addresses the issues of citations and references inherently. I will make it as my key pedagogical tool to educate my students and make them a part of this great movement." - Hindi Wiki-librarian Ajit Kumar Tiwari ( अजीत कुमार तिवारी ) share his experience about Hindi Wikisource which approved by Language committee of Wikimedia Foundation Inc , US for separate domain on February 2019.
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Blog Entry CIS-A2K proposal to Wikimedia Foundation for 2019-2020
by Ananth published Apr 15, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) has submitted its proposal form for the year 2019 - 2020 to the Wikimedia Foundation. CIS thanks all community members who gave valuable suggestions and inputs for drafting this proposal.
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