Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Wikimedia India Strategy Salon Gurugram 27 August 2017
On 27 August 2017, Wikimedia India conducted a movement strategy salon in Gurugram titled "Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Salon" from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm including a tea break and lunch. The participants ranged from diverse communities as listed in the further sections.
|name of group||Wikimedia India|
|virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country)||Gurugram, Haryana, India|
|Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference)||in-person discussion|
|# of participants in this discussion (a rough count)||11|
|S.No||Name||Organization / Institute||Position||Notes|
|1||Abhinav Srivastava||Wikimedia India||Former Executive Committee Member||Salon coordinator|
|2||Saurabh Motiwala||Tractebel Engineering||Renewable Energy Engineer||Participants|
|3||Manoj Kumar Prasad||Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India||Research Associate||Participants|
|4||Diti Goswasmi||Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi||Research Associate||Partcipants|
|5||Arideep Halder||Sustainability & Climate Change||Consultant||Participants|
|6||Vaibhav Jethi||New Delhi Telivision Limited||Market Research||Participants|
|7||Varuna Chauhan||ICICI Bank||Sales||Participants|
|8||Satishwar Gupta||Municipal Corportaion, Nellore||Urban Planner||Participants|
|9||Aditya Kumar Singh||Management Development Institute||Research Associate||Participants|
|10||Anjora Anuja Sarangi||Boston Consultancy Group||Market Analyst||Participants|
|11||Sarvesh Devraj||TERI||Research Associate||Participants|
|12||Swati Teotia||UPSC Aspirant||Student||Participants|
- Theme key
- Making Wikipedia the most respectable source of information
- Engaging the knowledge ecosystem
- Healthy Inclusive Wikimedia Communities
- Question key
- How can researchers be brought under the Wikimedia ecosystem?
- How can Video based information for academic learning be ascertained?
- How can libarary, government and other research affiliate contribution help make wikimedia projects better?
- How to bring more readership for academicians which in turns promotes peer-review?
- How can scientific content be incorporated for Indian language projects?
The summary is a group of summary sentences and associated keywords that describe the relevant topic(s). Here is an example.
|Line||Theme||Question Key||Summary Statement||Overall||Keyword|
|1||1||A||Example: Knowledge needs to be more relevant. We need much easier ways to add images and videos. Many people want more diverse content, and we need ways to make these easy to crowd-source. We need new projects devoted to this effort that work well.||supportive||example|
|2||1||A||Example: If we start doing things other than long-form, cited articles, we will dilute the integrity of the projects.||concern||example|
|3||example||example||example table only||neutral||example|
Taken together, all the summary sentences should provide an accurate summary of what was discussed with the specific community.
- Overall (either)
|Line||Theme||Question Key||Summary Statement||Overall||Keyword|
|1||2||1||Encouraging and promoting for more academic journals like WikiJournal of Medicine||supportive||journals|
|2||3||4||Use of more charts, figures and other descriptive works in Wikipedia and its sister projects.||supportive||interactive|
|3||1||2||Citation and referencing for video lectures on Wikimedia Projects.||concern||citations|
|4||1||5||There should be focus on production of knowledge in regional languages with bringing researchers from non-english language.||supportive||regional languages|
|5||2||1||Review by the experts from respective fields.||concern||review|
|6||2||1||Interface of Wikipedia needs to be updated and has to be made more interactive.||supportive||interactive|
|7||3||2||For Video Lectures comment based interface so that bots can identify the errors in the video. This can lead to reviews and category tabs can be placed in case of problem.||supportive||citation|
|8||2||2||Wiki-tube kind of platform similar to Youtube can be created.||neutral||video|
|9||2||3||Information asymmetry needs to be addressed. Their is hardly awarness about projects such as Wikiversity.||supportive||citation|
|10||3||4||Referencing needs to be changed and made more friendly.||neutral||citation|
|11||2||4||APA, MLA, Chicago and other forms of referecing may be adopted with option to change the style required.||neutral||citation|
|12||3||4||Incomplete referecing on some wikipedia pages, a cause of worry.||concern||citation|
|13||3||3||Need to sign up with libraries in India for content donation partnerships.||supportive||journal|
|14||3||3||Advocacy for bringing journals under Open-Access.||neutral||journal|
|15||2||4||Information gap about Wikipedia Library project for academicans in India. This needs to be bridged.||concern||journal|
|16||3||5||Combat misinformation with the help and guidance of experts, reviewers and newcomers.||supportive||citation|
|17||2||5||Translation of research content in Indian Languages needs to be done taking translation of scientific terminology with caution.||supportive||language|
|18||1||1||Methodology framework needs to be elaborately explained for common-man readership.||concern||readership|
|19||3||3||Wikipedia is a platform where good research work could be shared such that it reaches the target audience (say rural India). For example, merits of sustainable farming.||supportive||global responsibility|
|20||3||1||Wikipedia through information is a custodian of nation's growth.||supportive||global responsibility|
|21||2||4||Book referecing versus exsisting video referencing or mix of both needs to be decided for video lectures.||conern||citation|
|22||2||4||Book referecing with a defined parameter say ISBN number should only be accepted.||supportive||citation|
|23||3||3||Programs such as 1 Lib 1 Ref a potential to develop research content in Wikipedia.||supportive||citation|
|24||3||3||Maps under Geographical Indication System etc can be adopted. Certification from Government or company as reference.||supportive||citation|
|25||3||4||Locating multiple sources to validate information and combat misinformation.||supportive||citation|
|26||1||4||Sort of Education Program for Video Letcures where professors can review, suggest and then grade.||supportive||review|
|27||3||5||Reachability of Wikipedia in remote areas where internet is still not widely penetrated. Wikipedia Zero and other steps needs to be build.||supportive||regional languages|
|28||3||2||In the era of short spam, short videos should be made.||supportive||readership|
|29||3||5||More focus should be given to improve content in regional language Wikiprojects to target rural India.||supportive||regional languages|
|30||1||2||Idea of Wiki-tube needs rigorous discussion before any idea is floated.||supportive||video|
|31||3||5||Offline Wikipedia via prints should be promoted in content of government programs etc where it can be a necessary beneficiary.||supportive||readership|
|32||3||5||Translation of english content to resgional language a barrier.||concern||regional language|
|33||2||3||Some exsisting government data or research data outside copyright works can be brought under Wikisource.||supportive||partnership|
|34||2||1||To bring more research content subjects such as Mathematics, Medicine articles strength need to be increased. Promoting readership that ways would only make way.||supportive||journal|
|35||2||4||Journal referencing is better than books since journals have peer-reviewed benefit while books are still judged with sales volume.||supportive||citation|
|36||3||2||Exporting Videos from Youtube, however information gap on licensing.||supportive||information gap|
|37||3||4||Inappropriate journals needs to be blocked like some websites are blocked.||supportive||citation|
|38||3||2||Uploading Video and information about license interface needs to be friendly||neutral||interface|
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