Commissioner Office Wiki Meetup

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This meeting was aimed at discussing the scope of digitization of copyright free rare books in the Municipal Libraries.

Date[edit]

29 October, 2019

Venue[edit]

Commissioner Office, Municipal Corporation Patiala

Resource Person[edit]

Wikilover90 and Ankur Mahindru, Joint Commissioner Patiala

Agenda[edit]

  • The timeline, sections of the library to be digitized, and staff allocation for cataloguing and digitization was discussed.
  • Copyrights of India, Public Domain, policies of Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource were discussed.
  • Benefits of digitization for preservation of literature in long-term were discussed.
  • A staff librarian and another staff member were assigned digitization personnel for the project.