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Indic Wikisource Proofreadthon

CIS-A2K conducted another all India level online Indic Wikisource Proofreadthon in November 2020 on Wikisource to enhance the skills, awareness, and encourage to works on Wikisource of Indian language Wikisource contributors. This was fifteen days Online Proofreadthon, where the participants contested among their language-specific an all-India basis. We have 12 Indic language base Wikisource but all communities don't have any experience with the online Proofreadthon and never organized such things. So CIS-A2K conducted the all India level online Proofreadthon to support the community to grow the same level to others. But every language community has a different quality standard as per their policies. Most of the community is at a growing level compare to others in respect to proofreading ( MOS of layout and check the error of OCR output). So this online edit-thon has helped the community to compare with other quality and rectify to set the proper Wikisource standard.

From the past May 2020 edit-thon experience, we announced the new format for this session. One, we have increased to 10 winners from each community because not encourage between the interlanguage community rat-race. Two, set the minimum threshold point 350 to get any prize. Each community selected the books to be Proofread by the 280 participants. Total of 372 books proofread in this edithon/contest. A total of 50771 pages and 27566 pages was proofread and validated respectively. Below the statistics graph of the contest. In this contest total of 12, Indic Wikisource communities participated out of 12.

Proofreading statistics during India Wikisource Proofreadthon

Participants engaged during India Wikisource Proofreadthon

Number of Books proofreaded by each language community during India Wikisource Proofreadthon

Wikisoure Online Training for Colleges-1

Tamil Wikisource Community conducted eight days of online training on Wikisource from From 26 December 2020 to 04 January 2021. The main venue was at Shri SS Shasun Jain College.The training runs via Google Meet every evening from 2 to 4 p.m. Also, a 30-minute recipe tutorial takes place. Also, for students who want to, personal presentations during non-college hours take place via zoom, Jitsi, and mobile.About 50 participants involved in this event.