CIS-A2K/Reports/Newsletter/February 2017

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CIS-A2K Newsletter, February 2017
Train the Trainer 2017
Participants CIS-A2K TTT 2017.

The Centre for Internet and Society’s Access to Knowledge program conducted its annual flagship event, Train The Trainer(TTT), between 19 to 22 February, 2017 at Jayamahal Palace, Bengaluru. Read more...

MediaWiki Training 2017
Participants CIS-A2K MTT 2017.

The third iteration of the MediaWiki Training was conducted on 24-26 February at Bangalore, India (the first and second iterations of MWT was conducted in 2015 and 2016). Read more...

Programme reports
Outreach, education programme and community engagement programme reports:

A Marathi Wikipedia edit-a-thon was conducted by the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS-A2K) on February 5, 2017 at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal in Pune. Read more...

A Marathi Wikipedia edit-a-thon conducted by CIS-A2K in partnership with 'Swa'-Roopwardhinee, an organisation working in the field of education and social work was held on 7 February, 2017. Read more...

The digitisation of temple manuscripts at the Dadhivamana Temple, Bargarh in Western Odisha followed by a workshop for the students of Imperial College took place between 11- 12 February, 2017. Read more...

As part of the ongoing CIS-A2K effort to work and collaborate with communities of interest, a Marathi Wikipedia orientation and training session was held in Satara on 13 February, 2017. Read more...

A Marathi Wikipedia workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS-A2K) team on February 17 and 18, 2017. Maharashtra Granthottejak Sanstha, Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited and Jnana Prabhodini were the co-organizers. The discussions were held at Jnana Prabodhini, Sadashiv Peth, Pune on February 17 and C Trade Tower, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune on February 18, 2017. Read more...

Articles/ blogs/ opinions
Articles, opinion/analysis pieces and event talk submissions:

  • "Free Licenses-Wings to your books" Event in Guntur

The "Free-license Wings To Your Books" ("Pustakaniki Rekkalu Swecha Nakalu Hakkulu" in Telugu) event, an event aimed to bring more books and content onto Telugu Wikisource was conducted by CIS-A2K with support from Annamayya Library, Guntur on 5 February, 2017. Read more...

  • "Free Licenses-Wings to your books" Event in Vijayawada

The "Free-license Wings To Your Books" held on 8 February, 2017 was a culmination of these series of events in Vijayawada. Read more...

  • Machine-translated article improving Edit-a-thon (Telugu)

The February iteration of the Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise took place online. Read more...

  • Bhubaneswar WikiTungi meetup

This February marks the first anniversary of the Bhubaneswar WikiTungi. The WikiTungi members from the city meet every second Sunday of the month. To commemorate the first anniversary of this novel effort, nine community members from the Bhubaneswar Tungi met for a celebratory dinner at a local restaurant on 9 February 2017 and toasted to the dedication of the volunteers. Read more...

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