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Title: Basics of Editing Wikisource


Satdeep Gill (WMF)

Senior Program Officer, Culture and Heritage, Wikimedia Foundation


Indonesian and Javanese language Wikimedian since 2004. Sysops in several projects, former Steward, current Ombudsperson. Lately active in GLAM (Commons, Wikisource, Wikidata), and also contributed in Indonesian Lexeme.

Nur Fahmia

Javanese and Indonesia Wikimedian

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Type: Workshop

Track: GLAM, Heritage, and Culture

Submission state: submitted

Duration: 60 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

This workshop will aim to teach the basics of editing Wikisource and will rely on the proofread extension.

Description[edit source]

This workshop will focus on teaching the basics of editing Wikisource. As the language of the session is English, we will focus on English Wikisource. We will share some of the basic tools and templates that help while editing Wikisource

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

This will be a good knowledge sharing activity as we aim to introduce Wikisource to a bigger audience so that we are able to increase the diversity of languages and contributors on Wikisource projects in the future.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Tick Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand