2019:Growing Wikimedia's Readership/Wikipedia awareness campaign in Nepal
|This is an Accepted submission for the Readership space at Wikimania 2019.|
Title[edit | edit source]
Wikipedia awareness campaign in Nepal
Description[edit | edit source]
There is always a challenge for active contributors and readers in small language Wikipedia's. English Wikipedia is very popular and widely use to read the articles and it has good number of visitors and readers than the local language Wikipedia's. To fulfill the challenges, We have initiated a campaign to bring and engage new readers to Wikipedia via different local level activities. The lightening talk session will attempt to show the audience about New readership campaign activities conducted in Nepal. We will discuss about the outcomes and activities organized during Promotion of Maithili Wikipedia and Wiki Awareness Campaign in Nepal.
Relationship to the theme[edit | edit source]
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
The lightning talk will bring some key results on readership and context representation. This relates to the sustainable development goals with improving education quality SDG 4.
Session outcomes[edit | edit source]
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
- How to engage new readers in developing countries and least developed countries.
- Planning and collaboration work.
Session leader(s)[edit | edit source]
- Biplab Anand, Member, MWUG
Session type[edit | edit source]
Each Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
- Lightning talk
Requirements[edit | edit source]
The session will work best with these conditions: