Indic Wikisource Community/Newsletter/April-June 2020

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Books & Archive
Issue 01, AprilJune 2020
by Jayanta Nath,Sushant savla,Gitartha.bordoloi, J.Balaji

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This issue is the first newsletter of the Indic Wikisource Community.we announce two new global branches and a new partnership. Our global pageviews analysis is unveiled. We spotlight recent research and upcoming events. As always, we have a roundup of news and community items related to libraries and digital knowledge.

The below books are re-licensed to CC-BY-SA 4.0 license. Most of the books are in Marathi Language, facilitated by Subodh Kulkarni.

  • Indic Wikisource Proofreadthon conducted by CIS-A2K in first week of May 2020. This is this first time wikisource online proofreadthon happend in all India level. Total 194 user participated in this edithon. Out of 194 there 30 woman participant contributed. 153 books used for proofresading and 22446 pages proofread & 10617 pages validated in this events of only 10days long.
Showing the Quality Content Indic Wikisource June 2020
Showing the Proofreading Growth Indic Wikisource June 2020
Proofreading Stats of Last 3 month
  • During the last 3 months, CIS-A2K conducted one online proofreadthon in all India level. All 10 language community participated except Hindi and Malayalam. It showed very significant growth in three languages i.e. Assamese, Marathi and Tamil. They bagged the top three positions in this proofreadthon.
  • User:QueerEcofeminist got new admin right and User:Tiven2240 interface admin right in Marathi wikisource in the last 3 months.
  • In Sanskrit and Kannada Wikisource , they have text of 22394 and 21038 numbers without scan page supported text exist respectively, its shows their content quality low. The community should work in this area in the coming months.
  • As per proofread stats the top 3 communities are as below.
    • Tamil (First)
    • Telegu (Second)
    • Malayalam (third)
  • The 100% validation readable/Downloadable books are available in below number.
Languages Link Indexed counts Validated Book
Assamese(as) অসমীয়া 222 73
Bangla(bn) বাংলা 4175 64
Gujarati(gu) ગુજરાતી 120 67
Kannada(kn) ಕನ್ನಡ 318 0
Malayalam(ml) മലയാളം 346 0
Odia(or) ଓଡ଼ିଆ 85 17
Punjabi(pa) ਪੰਜਾਬੀ 218 14
Tamil(ta) தமிழ் 2242 156
Telugu(te) తెలుగు 501 70
English(en) English 16918 4134
Notes:
  • The "proofread" column counts all the pages that have been proofread : [category q3] + [category q4]
  • The "with scans" column counts pages whose text is transcluded from the "Page:" namespace.
  • The "percent" column shows the percentage of texts backed with scans, excluding disambiguation pages from the total:
  • percent = [with scans]/([with scans] + [without scans])

Statistics on Sunday, 28. June 2020 06:01PM

Page namespace Main namespace
Language All pages Without text Not proofread Problematic Proofread Validated All pages With scans Without scans %
as 27619 604 15657 90 11268 9510 1680 380 1300 22.62
bn 710912 7111 677678 592 25531 12766 8323 8302 5 99.94
gu 21730 392 2705 1 18632 15318 6615 2397 4218 36.24
hi 83510 1126 40548 100 17599 4810 1124 1123 1 99.91
kn 60855 877 53817 84 6333 3988 21201 163 21038 0.77
ml 47249 2052 12636 133 32428 693 6435 733 5702 11.39
mr 41792 82 31147 5 10505 3813 2143 581 1562 27.11
or 7651 78 1854 4 5715 5075 800 223 572 28.05
pa 38316 565 13683 108 23960 10913 447 320 127 71.59
sa 64140 270 50201 28 13640 7775 23049 655 22394 2.84
ta 413192 203 350802 225 61962 32603 10387 5954 4431 57.33
te 63159 1509 16254 95 45301 30743 14000 4797 9203 34.26


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