CIS-A2K/Reports/Newsletter/February 2019

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Centre for Internet and Society
Access to Knowledge
February 2019
Volume 2
Bagha Purana meet-up
On February 3, CIS-A2K organised a Punjabi community meet-up in Bagha Purana, Punjab. This meet-up conducted for the first time ever in Punjab’s Moga district. In this program User:Jagseer01 helped A2K as local organiser. In this program total, 9 Punjabi Wikimedians participated read more...

Online session on quality improvement

CIS-A2K is conducting Telugu Wikipedia Online sessions for existing Wikipedians who wanted to learn and contribute to the Quality improvement and the creation of quality content, 4 online sessions have been planned in two months. First two session took place on February 10 and February 24, 2019. In each session, 4 active users of Telugu community participated read more...
Wikimedia session at Tata Trust's Vikas Anvesh Foundation, Pune
Vikas Anvesh Foundation (VAF) is an initiative of Tata Trusts. Common goal brought VAF and CIS-A2K together. To explore more possibilities of content enrichment in Wikimedia projects, CIS-A2K conducted an orientation session for the researchers of Vikas Anvesh Foundation, Pune read more...
Wikisource workshop in Garware College of Commerce, Pune
Garware College of Commerce in Pune took initiative for proofreading activity of books on Marathi Wikisource. The project was taken up in 2019 for the book - Adbhut Duniya Vyavasthapanachi - a book on fundamentals of management. In this program, English Wikipedian User:AshLin participated as a trainer read more…
Mini-MWT at VVIT (Feb 2019)
VVIT WikiConnect with the support from CIS-A2K organised a three-day workshop on MediaWiki and other technical spaces of Wikimedia projects. The participants were active members of the Wiki-club, and students of Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology. This training was conducted to groom more contributors to Wikimedia technical spaces from India, especially capture the interest of students with a bit of coding knowledge, and also increase participation at Indic-TechCom read more...
Gujarati Wikisource Workshop
This workshop was planned during Indic Wikisource Community Consultation at Kolkata, India on 24–25 November 2018. After this program Gujarati community activity had meaningful growth on Wikisource. CIS-A2K conducted Gujarathi Wikipedia Workshop in Gujarat Vishwakosh Trust on February 23 and 24, 2019 read more…
Kannada Wiki SVG translation workshop
Kannada Wiki SVG translation workshop and edit-a-thon along with Kannada community meet-up was held in CIS Bengaluru office on 23 and 24 February 2019. This workshop was proposed by Kannada community member User:Vikashegde read more…
Wiki-workshop at AU Delhi
CIS-A2K conducted a English Wikipedia workshop for students of School of Design, Ambedkar University Delhi from February 28 2019 to March 2, 2019 . In this program basics of Wikipedia, Wikipedia policies was covered read more…

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