Lingua Libre/Supports

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Lingua Libre/Supports gathers all projects where Wikimédia France or other institutions provided human supports to the Lingua Libre project. It aims to give a quick view of each initiative's human resources, objectives, end results and possible associated reporting or documents. While not documented here, there are also plenty of volunteer initiative not documented below. For those, please visit Lingualibre:Events as a first entry point or contact the community.

2016 service civique on Francophonie with part-time on Lingualibre.

Lingua Libre Service Civique 2022.
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WebpageBlog post by WMFr, 2021
MentoringAdélaide Calais (WMfr)

2019 service civique on Lingualibre (Entretien)

  • Contact with French regional languages groups
  • Contact with Lo Congrès (Occitan)
  • Recommandation for future actions : expand contribution tools, valorisation tools for language consumers (sonotheque), UI redesign
  • Coordination with User:0x010C for 2019 RecordWizard's UI redesign
  • Relations with INALCO, initiating ContribuLing
  • Relations with Plateforme Atlas

2021 Wikivalley freelance[edit]

2021 Campus Digital[edit]

See lingualibre:LinguaLibre:Apps#VueJS_records_checker

On December 2021, Digital Campus lead a one week hackathon around lingua libre. Their instruction was to offer a practical interface allowing to listen to existing recordings and to put a tag on them. To facilitate the exercise, they will not link it to lingua libre, just create a file in which the reviewed recordings and their tags are stored.

Lingua Librist in Residence - 2IF[edit]

See fr:wikt:Projet:Lingualibriste_en_résidence et Entretien avec WikiLucas, Lingua Libriste en résidence.
Lingua Librist in Residence for DDF - 2IF
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WebpageBlog post by WMFr
MentoringSebleouf, Noé

4 months internship at Institut International pour la Francophonie (Lyon, France), as a Lingua Librist in Residence for the Dictionnaire des Francophones project.

  • The main objective was to integrate Lingua Libre audio recordings into the Dictionnaire des francophones, and to improve Lingua Libre for future recordings.
  • Participation in community and technical discussions, proposition for changes on the website, and organization of a two-day hackathon for Lingua Libre developers.
  • Classification of DDF entries associated with regions into approximately 250 different Lingua Libre lists.
  • Presentation of Lingua Libre at two international events during the summer: ContribuLing and Wikimania.

MSc. Computer Science class of Toulouse[edit]

Lingua Libre audio analysis via Asteroid
See also LinguaLibre:Events/Patrol_assistance_tool_prototyping_project.


See final report: /Melody & LinguaLibre:Interested communities.
Lingua Libre
Lingua Libre Service Civique 2022.
Mélody Xu YANG WMFr
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WebpageLingua Libre/Supports
StartedSeptember 2022
EndedMarch 17th, 2023 (6 months)
HiearchyAdélaïde Calais WMFr
Rémy Gerbet WMFr

The 2022-2023 Service Civique on Lingualibre is a 6 months mission within Wikimedia France, Paris, aimed to advance Lingualibre's outreach and partnerships. A first phase would create supporting resources, testing and demonstrating communication avenues within the French ecosystem with the following axis:

  • Identify high-potential institutional partnerships for Langues de France
  • Design an outreach campaign, materials, with Wikimedia France's co-workers ; iterate with Lingualibre's community
  • Launch this campaign
  • Final report

These experiences will be leveraged to expand outreach to other communities demonstrating some activity and potential for growth.

Gallery of productions[edit]

2023 SignIt freelance[edit]

See Lingua Libre/SignIt/2023/Phase 1.

This Freelance was funded on budget from the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research's Wikimédian in résidence in Toulouse University. Hugo en résidence proposed a lean, agile, small scale freelance to former developper 0x010C to restore the video recording chain, successfully.

  • T312554 - Sign language video recordings appear as audio on Commons.[1]
  • T316097 - Firefox > Sign language video recording stuck on first word forever.[2]
  • T316104 - RecordWizard always default to audio recording even if user's default language is signed.[3]


Lingua Libre
Lingua Libre Internship 2023.
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WebpageLingua Libre/Supports
StartedApril 17th, 2023
EndAugust, 2023 (4 months)
HiearchyAdélaïde Calais WMFr, Michael
Rémy Gerbet WMFr

The 2023 Computer Science Intership on Lingualibre is a 4 months internship within Wikimedia France, Paris, aimed to audit the feasability of migrating Lingualibre's wikibase and its 800,000 items to the now available Wikimedia Commons wikibase.

See also[edit]


List of Lingualibre temporary supports from Wikimedia France