2023:Program/Submissions/The importance of Wikimedia exploration projects - LBATJV

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Title: The importance of Wikimedia exploration projects


Amitabha Gupta


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Type: Lecture

Track: Community Initiatives

Submission state: submitted

Duration: 30 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

Wikimedia exploration projects are field work projects which helps in creating systematically an archive of media files usable for various Wikipedia articles.

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The Wikimedia exploration projects are preplanned way of documenting an array of subjects which may range from built heritage to flora and fauna, cultural aspects , food and beverages and many more. It is important to conduct these projects with a futuristic approach which can help is connecting them to several Wikipedia articles. Also the archive created will help from researchers to curious enthuisiasts.

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

Wikipedia has a diverse set of articles in them. To create media files related to them is an herculean task , which can be methodically created by creating various teams with proper co-ordination between team members and collaborating with different authorities.

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
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand