I am happy to inform you all that a national level Wikidata editing campaign on content related to India is being organized from from 21 February 2018 to 3 March 2018, marking International Mother Language Day and Open Data Day respectively. The campaign will be considered as active from "00:01 hrs on 21 February 2018" to "23:59 hrs on 3 March 2018", contributions on the content related to India will only be considered.
Event page: https://goo.gl/PmBLqJ
To participate: https://goo.gl/uWcCdU
Item lists: https://goo.gl/Yvbhoc
Note: We also have a limited fund to support community led activities as a part of the campaign. So if any editor is interested to organize a physical edit-a-thon, please let me know. The event has to be organized on or before 3 March 2018.
Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
> I am happy to announce that as a part of OpenCon 2018 New Delhi
> <http://www.opencon2017.org/opencon_2018_new_delhi>, organized by
> India along with the support from Centre for Internet & Society - Access to
> Knowledge & Open Access India, the Delhi Declaration on Open Access has
> been drafted.
> This declaration was drafted by a group comprising of researchers and
> professionals working for opening up access to research outputs for public
> good in India. The declaration is aimed at scientific communities,
> scholarly societies, publishers, funders, universities and research
> institutions to promote openness in science and research communications.
> The contributors and signatories of the declaration, members of the Open
> Access India, Open Access communities of practice in India, and the
> attendees of the OpenCon 2018 New Delhi held on 3rd February 2018 at
> Acharya Narendra Dev College, Kalkaji, New Delhi (University of Delhi) have
> agreed to issue this declaration.
> After opening the draft to public review until 13 February, and was adopted
> on 14 February.
> The complete declaration can be seen at: https://goo.gl/gJN2og.
> If you wish to be one of the signees, please fill the form at
> Kindly forward it to your respective communities, so that the declaration
> can have maximum reach.
> Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
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