CIS-A2K/Reports/Newsletter/December 2020

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Access to Knowledge
 December 2020 
 Volume 12 

Re-licensing of water & river related content[edit]

The book describes the history of traditions around water resources
The book describes the history of traditions around water resources

CIS-A2K facilitated the OTRS process with Tarun Bharat Sangh. In December, the second batch of books was re-licensed. Total 24 books in Hindi and one English book was uploaded on Wikimedia Commons. The authorised signatory of the organisation has to complete the OTRS process with the help of Authors read more read more

Content generation workshops with Gene Bank[edit]

CIS-A2K conducted a series of events with Maharashtra Gene Bank project team to explain the benefits of contributing to Wikimedia platform. A of total eight members from various organisations attended the sessions. The basics of Wikipedia pillars and editing process were explained. The participants discussed manual of style, the nature of articles to be created and categorisation. The articles prepared in Google doc were presented by a few participants. These articles will be moved to sandboxes after curation. In the previous held on 29 December, basic rules of Wikimedia Commons and uploading process was explained. The participants uploaded images in various newly created categories read more 

A picture clicked as a part of Festive season edit-a-thon
A picture clicked as a part of Festive season edit-a-thon

Series of Women Interviews[edit]

CIS-A2K has started a series of interviews to introduce women with brilliant ideas and who have done contributions for Wikimedia and in this series, the first one was conducted with User:Manavpreet Kaur organiser of WWWW. During this interview, a series of questions were asked to collect/understand the efforts made to organise the event read more  

Festive Season 2020 edit-a-thon[edit]

CIS-A2K organised Festive Season 2020 edit-a-thon on 5 and 6 December 2020. This was the second event in the series of Mini edit-a-thons organised by CIS-A2K. The main moto for this event to enrich content on Wikimedia projects about Indian festivals. In this event, 98 community members took from the various project across the Wikimedia world in different languages read more...

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