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Blog Entry Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise: February iteration
by Pavan Santhosh published Feb 08, 2017 last modified Apr 18, 2017 05:02 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The February iteration of the Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise took place online.
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Blog Entry Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise: January iteration
by Pavan Santhosh published Jan 10, 2017 last modified Apr 15, 2017 05:47 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The January iteration of the Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise took place online.
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Blog Entry Guerrilla GLAMː An alternate way of doing GLAM in indie-way
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Nov 25, 2015 last modified Dec 16, 2015 03:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
I have been working on a concept called the Guerrilla GLAM. Here is a very quick summary about the concept that was published in the GLAM-wiki newsletter for November.
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Blog Entry Gujarat Wikipedia Education Program: Rajkot
by Noopur Raval published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Oct 31, 2012 08:17 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This report analyses a series of meetings and workshops held in Rajkot, a city in Gujarat, India during the month of October 2012.
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Blog Entry Gujarati Wikipedia Article Competition – 10 schools, 200 students, 20 articles on Gujarati Wikipedia
by Noopur Raval published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Nov 04, 2012 02:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
This was a competition to raise Wikipedia awareness and help students discover the joy of writing articles in their native language and an attempt to connect producers having knowledge in Gujarati to a wide audience of more than four lakh readers.
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Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1
by Admin published Oct 30, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 05:17 AM — filed under: ,
Gurshabad Grover has been nominated through the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to be a member of the Advisory Group AG) on Open Source Software for ISO/IEC JTC 1.
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Blog Entry Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: The Intransigenc of STM Publishers
by Subbiah Arunachalam published Jan 01, 2015 last modified Feb 12, 2015 12:28 AM — filed under: ,
A few commercial publishers dominate provision of access to scientific and technical information sought after by researchers around the world. Increasing subscription prices of journals at rates higher than general inflation caused librarians to think of forming consortia, but publishers started selling online journals as bundles, and libraries ended up with many journals their researchers have very little use for. Scientists and librarians adopted open access, but publishers came up with hybrid journals and article processing charges to beat any adverse effect on their profits caused by the fast-spreading open access movement. We compare the steps taken by scientists and librarians in the West to reclaim ease of access to research findings with what is happening in India. We end with a few suggestions.
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Helping Institutions Embrace Open Access
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 last modified Nov 27, 2017 03:11 PM — filed under: , ,
World over, a large number of universities and institutions are making way for open access repositories. Why have Indian researchers shied away from it?
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Highest wiki taker
by Radha Rao published Sep 02, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:04 PM — filed under:
Bangaloreans are beginning to debate if Wikipedia is a reliable source of info, reports Shweta Taneja. TimeOut Bangalore, published an article on the upcoming WikiWars event that the Centre for Internet and Society is organising in January 2010. Nishant Shah, Director Research, was interviewed for his views and ideas about the event and the rise of Wikipedia as a global knowledge production system.
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Blog Entry Hindi Wiki Community Baithak in Delhi
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Hindi Wikimedians met in New Delhi during February 14 and 15. This was the first meeting of the Hindi community. Subhashish Panigrahi attended the meetup.
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