WikiConference India 2016/Submissions/Community building practices in Tamil Wikipedia

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Title of the submission

Community building practices in Tamil Wikipedia

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Type of presentation

Lightning talk (5 minutes)

Abstract (in about 300 words)

Tamil Wikipedia has seen steady and sustained growth in building the community over the last 13 years. These are zero-budget, scalable, reproducible practices that can be implemented by any Wikimedia community. This lightning talk will give a glimpse of such practices that include:

  • Digital outreach techniques
  • Importance of sysop elections for editor retention
  • Newbie embracing policies
  • Policy initiatives in retaining unity of a transnational community


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