VVIT WikiConnect/Activities/2018-2019

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#1Lib1Ref session (Annamayya Library)[edit]

On 3 June 2018, the event commenced at 8:30 am with self-introduction of the participants and an informal introduction about the event. As the participants were a mix of both new and experienced users, they're divided into two groups.The group of experienced users comprised members from VVIT WikiConnect. This group was briefed about using Standard footnote template for citing various pages at different instances from one book. On a parallel track, for newly registered users started off with basics. The tools, Citation Hunter and Wikipedia citation tool for Google books, were demonstrated jointly for both groups. The participants had a hands-on session for a couple of hours.

Group photograph, #1Lib1Ref session at Annamayya Library, Guntur


For further information, see https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/TWL/1Lib1Ref_-_Warangal_and_Guntur_-_2018.

Wiki Awareness Session(s)[edit]

Wiki Awareness Session, Coordinators Group photo

After formation of the VVIT WikiConnect club at the college, this is the first event that took place. Two sessions were conducted,one on on 22 June 2018 and the other one on 29 June 2018. A total of 93 students attended the session(s) where they were introduced to the history of encyclopedia, rise of Wikipedia and the fact that Wikipedia could be edited.

Wikidata Workshop 1[edit]

The first training session on Wikidata was conducted on 5 July 2018 after the Wiki awareness session on 22 June 2018. The event witnessed 31 participants. The participants were introduced to the basics of wikidata and editing the Wikidata.

For further information, see https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/VVIT_WikiConnect/Wikidata_Edit-a-thon_(5_July_2018).
Participants group photo

Wikidata Workshop 2[edit]

Second Wikidata workshop was conducted on 19 July 2018 and it witnessed 29 participants. Event commenced at 8.30 A.M and ended at 3.45 P.M. Students were taught how to edit Wikidata and explained about its importance. The session was mentored by Suswetha Kolluru, Sumanth Javvaji, Nivas Ramisetty and Navya Muppavarapu.

For further information, see https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/VVIT_WikiConnect/Wikidata_Edit-a-thon_(19_July_2018).
Wikidata Workshop 2: Participants group photo

Wikidata Editing Campaign (July 2018)[edit]

An 8 day online Wikidata editing campaign was conducted to all the attendees of Wikidata workshops 1 and 2. 26 editors took part and the campaign duration was from 12 P.M 22 July 2018 to 12 P.M 29 July 2018. This was conducted in order to encourage the participants to get familiarised with editing Wikidata. The top 5 users were rewarded based on the highest number of characters added.

For further information, see https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/VVIT_WikiConnect/Wikidata_Campaign_(July_2018).

Indian Independence Day 2018 Label-a-thon (Offline event)[edit]

VIVA-VVIT Independence day Label-a-thon

As part of the 72nd Independence day, Label-a-thons were conducted in between 15-19 August with the objective of improving labels, descriptions and aliases in primary languages for items related to Indian topics. One such Label-a-thon was conducted on 16 August 2018 at VVIT. Event began at 8.30 A.M and concluded at 4 P.M. 16 students took part in the event and improved labels mainly in Telugu and Hindi. The session was mentored by Krishna Chaitanya and Tito Dutta.

For further information, see https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/VVIT_WikiConnect/Wikidata_Label-a-thon_(16_August_2018).

English Wikipedia Training Program[edit]

Meetup at Annamayya Library[edit]

GLAM Planning Activity[edit]

WWWW 2018 Edit-a-thon (Onsite event)[edit]


VVIT WikiConnect students editing articles on Telugu Wikipedia

As part of the Wiki Women for Women Wellbeing's month long edit-a-thon conducted by women of different Indian and Maithili communities of Nepal, 13 students from VVIT participated in a 2 day offline edit-a-thon conducted on 19th and 20th of October. Event began at 9 A.M and ended at 6 P.M on both the days. Students were introduced to editing in Telugu. 16 articles were created and edited related to women wellbeing in Telugu Wikipedia. The session(s) were organised by Navya Muppavarapu and Suswetha Kolluru.

For further information, see https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/Telugu_Wikimedians/WWWW_Telugu/students.

Hockey World Cup Edit-a-thon (Onsite event)[edit]

Wiki Advanced Training[edit]

Program[edit]

Trainer
Asaf Bartov

Wikidata Workshop 3[edit]

Tentative and upcoming

Wikisource Workshop[edit]

CIS-A2K & VVIT MoU Signing Ceremony[edit]

Tentative and upcoming

#1Lib1Ref 500 Citations Challenge[edit]

Tentative and upcoming

Wikimedia Technical Training Workshop[edit]

Tentative and upcoming

Amaravathi Museum GLAM activity[edit]

Tentative and upcoming

A + F Edit-a-thon[edit]

Tentative and upcoming

Annual Meeting[edit]

Tentative and upcoming