CIS-A2K/Reports/Newsletter/September & October 2019

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September & October 2019
Volume 8
Photo-walk in Patiala
CIS-A2K organised a photo-walk on 1 September 2019 by having the discussion on the village pump discussion. Maharaja Narendra Singh (1845 – 1862) fortified the city of Patiala by constructing ramparts and ten gates around the city. In this photo-walk 4 community members took part and this photo-walk was important because most of these monuments would have lost its original structure read more... 

Wikisource Advance Training, Pune

 CIS-A2K conducted the first Wiki Advanced Training on Wikisource to enhance the skills of Indian language Wikisource contributors. This was conducted in association with Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics at Pune, on 11–13 October 2019. A total of 21 Wiki-librarians participated in this event. Seven of the participants were female and 14 were male. The basic workflow of Wikisource, OCR process, Wikisource tools such as IA-Upload, URL2Commons, Fill index Gadget etc., as well as advance proofreading templates and transclusion and others things were discussed during these sessions read more...

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