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Title Wikisource training Bengaluru
Dates 23–24 January 2019
Timings 9:30 am – 5:30 pm IST
Venue Samskrita Bharati, Aksharam
Trainer Jayanta Nath

Indian community members have been active on Wikisource in many languages since the very beginning. But bangalore is a place where you can find different communities and Which is actively contributing to Wikisource in Sanskrit, Kannada, Malayalam, and other languages. This training aims to give more knowledge of Wikisource and help the community members to do their work in a much efficient manner. Anyone staying in Bangalore with the basic knowledge of Wikisource is allowed to take part in the event.

Venue & Date[edit]

  • Date: 23rd and 24th of January 2019
  • Venue:Samskrita Bharati, Aksharam

8th Cross Rd, Girinagar, 2nd Phase, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560085

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Agenda and Schedule[edit]

  • Introduction to Wikisource and better understanding, scope and future of Wikisource.
  • Brief introduction about the Wikisource work process.
  • Upload tools and Copyrights
  • OTRS process
  • OCR4Wikisource and Indic OCR
  • Proofreading methods and Tools required.
  • Wikisource tools, gadgets
  • Uses of special pages
  • Transclusion
  • Wikidata linkage

Who can join?[edit]

  • Wikimedian who is currently residing at Bangaluru,Karnataka
  • Actively involved and recently active on Wikisource Project.
  • at least 300+ edits in Wikisource 31 December 2018
  • Note: Partial participation (eg, can not attend fully, but attend most/some of the workshop) is not allowed.


  • Is it a residential training?
  • No.
  • 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 city?
  • 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. Sayant Mahato (talk) 14:23, 8 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Shubha (talk) 05:15, 9 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Soorya Hebbar (talk) 06:55, 9 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Surekha Kamath (talk) 06:56, 9 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  5. --Lokesha kunchadka (talk) 15:12, 9 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Ashwini Krishnamurthy
  7. Venkateswaran raman (talk) 06:13, 10 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Swaminathan sitapathi (talk) 06:29, 22 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  9. Sripathy K N (talk) 09:31, 22 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  10. Vaishnavi (talk) 15:07, 22 January 2019 (UTC)[reply]


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