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[[ WORKSHOP | Assamese Wikisource Workshop | Guwahati]]
Assamese Wikisource Workshop | 11-12 May 2019 | India

Title Assamese Wikisource Workshop
Dates 11–12 May 2019
Timings 9:00 am – 6:00 pm IST
Venue Hotel Rain Inn, Guwahati
Trainer Jayanta Nath
EtherPad https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/aswiki2019

Venue & Date[edit]

  • Date: 11th and 12th May 2019 (১১ আৰু ১২ মে' ২০১৯)
  • Venue: Hotal Rain Inn Guwahati (হোটেল ৰেইন্ ইন্ গুৱাহাটী)


  • Please up the this form for your participation.
  • Last Date of application to be fill 30th April 2019 11:59 PM (IST)
  • Registration completed and closed.


  • Assamese Wikisource Workshop


  • Day 0(10th May 2019)
    • Informal meet up on Friday evening 6PM to 9 PM
    • (All participants are requested to join this meetup)
      • Self Introduction
      • Informal meetups and talked
      • Social Interaction
      • Dinner at Hotel 9PM
  • Day 1 (11th May 2019)
    • Introduction to Wikisource & Briefing to New User (9:00AM -1:00 PM)
      • Workflow explanation
      • Scope/potential of Wikisource
      • Wikisource Stats explain
      • Introduction to copyright policy in Wikisource.
    • Lunch at Hotel (1PM-2PM)
    • Hands on workshop to participants ( 2PM-4PM)
  • Assamese Wikimedia MeetUp (4PM-6PM)
    • Free Time (6PM-9PM)
    • Dinner at Hotel 9PM
  • Day 2 (12th May 2019)
  • Tools, gadgets, templates (9:00AM -10:00 AM)
  • Setting a goal for future of Assamese Wikisource (10:00AM -11:00 AM)
  • Discussion for collaboration with institutes/CIS (11:00AM -12:00 PM)
  • Hands on workshop to participants ( 12PM-1PM)
    • Lunch at Hotel (1PM-2PM)
  • Videography of Introduction and wiki-experience. (2PM-4PM)
  • Closing Session and Assamese Wikimedia MeetUp (4PM-6PM)

Who can join?[edit]

  • Wikimedian who is currently residing at Assam State in India.
  • Actively involved and recently active on Wikimedia Projects.
  • Note: Partial participation (eg, can not attend fully, but attend most/some of the workshop) is not allowed.


  • Is it a residential training?
  • Yes.
  • Are you going to support my travel and accommodation during the workshop?
  • Yes.
  • Can I bring my friend/brother(...) in the workshop?
  • Kindly no, not during the workshop.
  • Why can't I attend the workshop, if I am not from the mentioned state?
  • Apologies, this is a zonal workshop. If you want to have a similar workshop in your zone, please let us know. You may email jayanta(_AT_)cis-india.org

List of Participants[edit]

  1. প্ৰিয়ম প্ৰীতম (talk) 11:34, 16 February 2019 (UTC) (from কমলপুৰ )[reply]
  2. Manjil Konwar (talk) 17:56, 9 February 2019 (UTC) (from Narayanpur )[reply]
  3. Ani ttbr (talk) 04:38, 10 February 2019 (UTC) (from Guwahati)[reply]
  4. Boranitul (talk) 14:15, 10 February 2019 (UTC)(from Nagaon)[reply]
  5. Anjal2019 (talk) 16:00, 10 February 2019 (UTC) (From Guwahati)[reply]
  6. Bhaskar Bhuyan8751 (talk) 12:15, 22 February 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  7. Gitartha.bordoloi (talk) 09:15, 20 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Sushanta Nath (talk) 11:10, 20 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  9. অনামিকা(চুমু) বড়া (talk) 14:28, 20 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  10. Babulbaishya (talk) 12:30, 21 April 2019 (UTC) (From Sonari, Charaideo )[reply]
  11. Pranabnlp (talk) 18:29, 21 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  12. অজয় দাস (talk) 04:10, 22 April 2019 (UTC) (From Dibrugarh)[reply]
  13. নিৰঞ্জন বড়া (talk) 12:07, 22 April 2019 (UTC) (From যোৰহাট/Jorhat)[reply]
  14. Bidyut13 (talk) 13:53, 23 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  15. Bishnu Saikia 18:28, 25 April 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  16. নয়ন জ্যোতি নাথ (talk)
  17. JyotiPN (talk) 10:00, 19 June 2023 (UTC)JyotiPN[reply]


The last meetup for Assamese Wikisource was held in 2012. After so long gap,during the Indic Wikisource Community Consultation at Kolkata, India on 24–25 November 2018,User:Gitartha.bordoloi requested to conduct a Wikisource specific Workshop for Assamese Wikisource Community at Guwahati. The the CIS-A2K Team planning for a workshop for the Assamese Community in the January 2019. The community planned this workshop with a very short duration and CIS-A2K have tried to organised at their best effort. So CIS-A2K team conducted a workshop for Assamese Community at Guwahati, Assam on 11–12 May 2019. Total 14 participants were present in this event. Some feedback can be found here. The following objectives was planning for this workshop and meetup

  • To enhance the quality & skills of active Assamese Wikisource editors
  • To explain the group to Advance Wikisource tools
  • To encourage Wiki librarian meet each other face to face as host after 6 year gap.


Day 0

Day 0 Most of all participants came in night or late night so we have no Day0 official discussion.

Day 1

Day 1 began with an introduction round and uring the introduction round, the participants briefly shared about their wiki-activities. Then wikisource worhshop session started with a brief introduction. where we have discuss what is Wikisource , Why Wikisource and its potential Scope Assamese Wikisource Explain. Copyright Status of a Book explained.Workflow of Wikisource (Upload, Index file, OCR, Proofread,Validate, Transclution) and Indic Wikisource Stats. Hands on session was conducted on proofreading session at versus books.

Day 2

During the workshop and meetup some of the topics discussed/trained were:

  1. Scope Assamese Wikisource Explain.
  2. Copyright Status of a Book explained.
  3. Workflow of Wikisource (Upload, Index file, OCR, Proofread,Validate, Transclution)
  4. Indic Wikisource Stats Explain.
  5. Indic OCR Explain
  6. Most used templates/best practice in Wikisource.


  • Conduct the workshop even the low participation
  • Organised a workshop/ Meetup for small community always.

Follow - up[edit]

Will be update

Global metrics overview[edit]

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. Participants 14
2. Newly Registered 0
3. Content Pages 0
4. Footprint tracker 1
5. Value Of bytes deleted

Event Photo[edit]