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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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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 Mapping Content on Gender and Sexuality in Indian Languages
by Yashashwini Srinivas published Oct 21, 2022 last modified Oct 21, 2022 01:03 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
This research study explores content production processes on gender and sexuality in Indian languages, its digital documentation and factors that affect its availability and use on open access platforms. The research was undertaken by Yashashwini Srinivas, with editorial inputs by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and Torsha Sarkar. This research was part of short-term studies undertaken at the CIS-A2K programme 2021-22.
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Blog Entry Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 11, 2022 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The digitization project of O Bharat, a historic biweekly published between 1912 to 1949 in Goa was completed through collaboration of different organizations. The trustees of Bharatkar Hegde Desai Trust initiated the project in collaboration with Marathi department of Goa University, Bhakti Dnyan Marg Sanstha and Goa Central Library. The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge Programme facilitated the project with technical and financial assistance. Two local students scanned 12000 pages in 8 days. The year wise volumes of O Bharat are now freely available on Wikimedia Commons in the form of archive.
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Blog Entry Digitisation of O Bharat, a bilingual biweekly published in Goa from 1912 to 1949
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 11, 2022 — filed under: , , , , , ,
It all started like this. During the Wikimedia session at Goa University in October 2021, it was realised that there is very little documentation about the ‘Goa Liberation Struggle’ on Wikimedia projects. So, in the meeting Prof. Vinay Madgaonkar from the Marathi language department took the lead to develop a project around this theme.
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Blog Entry A Comparative Study of Article Creation Campaigns on Wikipedia - Part II
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Jun 11, 2021 — filed under: ,
This is a short report on a comparative analysis of two prominent Wikimedia initiatives, Wikipedia Asian Month and Project Tiger, to understand prevailing challenges and opportunities, and strategies to address the same. The report has been authored by Nitesh Gill with inputs from Suswetha Kolluru, and editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019–2020.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia in the Classroom: A Study of the Wikimedia in Education at CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
by Ananth Subray published Dec 31, 2020 last modified May 15, 2021 12:33 PM — filed under: ,
This is a short study on the Wikimedia in Education (WIE) at Christ University, Bengaluru, which aims to offer an overview of the key objectives and challenges of this project and map its impact on teaching-learning practices in multilingual classrooms. The report has been authored by Ananth Subray, with editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and external review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019–2020.
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Blog Entry Content Creation on Eastern Punjabi Wikipedia
by Satpal Singh published Dec 31, 2020 last modified May 15, 2021 12:24 PM — filed under: ,
This is a short study on the nature of content creation related to Punjab on Eastern Punjabi Wikipedia, its challenges and opportunities, and observations and potential strategies to address the same. The report has been authored by Satpal Singh, with editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and external review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019–2020.
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Blog Entry A Comparative Study of Article Creation Campaigns on Wikipedia - Part I
by Nitesh Gill and Suswetha Kolluru published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Jun 11, 2021 10:56 AM — filed under: ,
This is a short report on a comparative analysis of two prominent Wikimedia initiatives, Wikipedia Asian Month and Project Tiger, to understand prevailing challenges and opportunities, and strategies to address the same. The report has been authored by Nitesh Gill with inputs from Suswetha Kolluru, and editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019–2020.
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Blog Entry Research Studies on Indian Language Wikimedia Projects 2019-21
by Sneha PP published Dec 31, 2020 last modified Oct 21, 2022 12:59 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a compilation of the final reports from a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019-2021, on an array of topics related to Indian language Wikimedia projects. The projects were undertaken by Subodh Kulkarni, Bodhisattwa Mandal, Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran, Ananth Subray, Satpal Dandiwal and Nitesh Gill, with research oversight and editorial support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and internal review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Ambika Tandon.
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