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Warangal[edit]

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Participants[edit]

S.No Name Designation Organization Signature!
1 B. Radhika Rani HOD Dept. of Library & Inf. Science, Kakatiya University --B Radhika Rani (talk) 10:02, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
2 V. Krishnama Charya Part-time faculty Dept. of Library & Inf. Science, Kakatiya University Vkcharyaku (talk) 10:04, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
3 Dr. S. Sujatha Librarian University Library, Kakatiya University SignHere Did not attend. Regards, Krishna Chaitanya Velaga (talkmail) 07:27, 31 May 2018 (UTC)
4 Dr. Achala Munigal Asst. Prof. (LIS)/Asst. Librarian UCS, Osmania University AM (talk) 09:41, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
5 S. Anil Kumar Lecturer in Library Science CKM Arts & Science College , Warangal --Anil6118 (talk) 10:15, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
6 Dr.Komalla Indrasena Reddy Librarian KITS Warangal --Indrasena4813 (talk) 10:10, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
7 S. Ravinder Library Assistant Kakatiya University College of Engineering and Technology,KU Campus,Wgl. --Ravinder9837 (talk) 10:16, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
8 Ravi Chandarrao vadde Librarian Jayamukhi institute of technologicl science --Chandarrao (talk) 10:12, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
9 Gande Raju Technical Assistant NIT Warangal --Gande Raju (talk) 10:11, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
10 M.Niranjan Librarian Balaji Institute of Technology & Science --Niranjan4353 (talk) 10:06, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
11 Venkat Narsaiah Library Assistant University Library, Kakatiya University Narsaiah5529 (talk) 10:17, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
12 Arun Project Assistant Indian Public Library Movement, Zilla Grandalaya Samiti, Warangal SignHere Did not attend. Regards, Krishna Chaitanya Velaga (talkmail) 07:27, 31 May 2018 (UTC)
13 A. Durga Prasad Librarian Govt. Degree College (Autonomous), Siddipet Anandam durgaprasad (talk) 10:13, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
14 K. Shrimathi Librarian Gabriel High School, Kazipet Shrimathi0373 (talk) 10:02, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
15 P. Shankaraiah Librarian Kakatiya Govt. College Shankaraiah2696 (talk) 10:12, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

Brief report[edit]

The event was organized with the support from Department of Library and Information Science, Kakatiya University, Warangal. The organizing committee from the university is as follows:

  • B. Radhika Rani; Head and Bos, Department of Library and Information Science, Kakatiya University
  • V. Krishma Charya; Part-time faculty, Department of Library and Information Science, Kakatiya University
  • Dr Achala Munigal; Assistant Professor (Library and Information Science) / Asst. Librarian (University College of Science), Osmania University

The event commenced at 10:30 am with an opening ceremony, in which participants were briefed about program, followed by a speech by the Vice Chancellor of Kakatiya University, Prof. R. Sayanna, who emphasised the need of open access, and role of librarians in it. The first part was of the introduction to Wikipedia and its sister projects, Wikimedia Foundation, and the movement. Later the five pillars of Wikipedia, core content policies, and referencing system on Wikipedia were discussed. After that participants were introduced to the basics of Wiki Markup, and had a hands on session. Before breaking for lunch, various tools to find and add references were demonstrated. Post-lunch, after having brief practice session, introduction to Telugu Wikipedia, and usage of Google Input Tools to contribute to Wikipedia in various languages has been done. Before the valedictory ceremony, participants were explained about Creative Commons licenses. The ceremony was presided over by the Registar of Kakatiya University, Prof. K. Purushotham. A couple of participants also shared their experience and learning from the day. The program was wrapped with a brief about sock-puppetry, and channels to seek help including IRC, at 5:00 pm.

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Press coverage[edit]

  1. http://epaper.ntnews.com/c/29121242
  2. http://epaper.andhrajyothy.com/c/29121156
  3. http://epaper.sakshi.com/c/29121355
  4. https://telanganatoday.com/wikipedia-is-a-pool-of-knowledge-ku-vice-chancellor

Guntur[edit]

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  1. Gnana Sreekar (talk) 03:20, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  2. Saisumanth Javvaji (talk) 03:21, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  3. Kalli navya (talk) 03:22, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  4. Muppavarapu Navya (talk) 03:25, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  5. --Chmadhavi (talk) 06:33, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  6. Ksuresh (talk) 06:34, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  7. Mekala Harika (talk) 06:35, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  8. --Kalyan2334 (talk) 06:37, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  9. --kiranmayi (talk) 06:38, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  10. --Jeevan9524 (talk) 06:40, 3 June 2018 (UTC)
  11. --Neeharika sai (talk) 06:41, 3 June 2018 (UTC)

Brief report[edit]

The event commenced at 8:30 am with self-introduction of the participants and an informal introduction about the event. As the participants were a mix of both new and experienced users, they're divided into two groups. The group of experienced users comprised members from VVIT WikiConnect. This group was briefed about the identification of reliable sources, using Google books and Internet Archive, and then about using Standard footnote template for citing various pages at different instances from one book. Then these users picked up various books from the library with the help of librarian, and improved references on relevant articles. On a parallel track, session for the second group which comprised of newly registered users, started off with the basics. This group included researchers, teachers, librarian, and students. The session included discussion on the five pillars of Wikipedia, various Wikimedia projects, basic content policies, importance and types of sources, Wiki Mark-up, and different citation templates. The tools, Citation Hunter and Wikipedia citation tool for Google books, were demonstrated jointly for both groups. The participants had a hands-on session for a couple hours before being wrapped up with a brief about sock-puppetry, and channels to seek help including IRC, at 1:30 pm. The Librarian of Annamayya Library, and the Honorary President of The Annamayya Library Association, Lanka Suryanarayana, supported the event well, and provided refreshments to the participants at free of cost. Facilitators presented three books to the library as token of gratitude for their support to the event.

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Metrics[edit]

S.No Description Count Notes
1 Number of events 2 Kakatiya University, Warangal (30 May 2018)
Annamayya Library, Guntur (3 June 2018)
2 Number of participants 24 13 in Warangal, 11 in Guntur
3 Number of women participants 8 (33%) 3 in Warangal (23%), 5 in Guntur (45%)
4 Number of new users trained 21 13 in Warangal, 7 in Guntur
5 Number of articles improved 118 Time period: 30 May 2018 to 5 June 2018

Finances[edit]

Funded by: CIS-A2K
S.No Towards event in Type Details of expenditure Amount (INR)
1 Warangal Travel Travel expenses of facilitators (including local travel) ₹1,317.00
2 Warangal Food Food for participants and facilitators ₹4,690.00
3 Warangal Accmodation Facilitators hotel room for one night ₹1,509.00
4 Warangal Logistics Memento ₹700.00
5 Guntur Travel Travel expenses of facilitators (including local travel) ₹1,624.00
6 Guntur Food Lunch for facilitators ₹470.00
7 Guntur Logistics Souvenir books ₹585.00
8 Guntur Logistics Projector and screen rental ₹1,500.00
9 Logistics Certificates, stickers, and a poster ₹932.00
Total ₹13,327.00