I hope you're all well.
I'm sorry I didn't post for a long time, so here is some news (not
exhaustive, feel free to answer with your own news):
- first and foremost, the Wishlist is back and it starts next Monday:
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Wishlist_Survey_2021 let's gather
our best idea again this year!
- as usual, if you did something related to Wikisource, don't hesitate to
add it on
(especially in this strange year, if you did some online activities, I'd
love to hear about it!)
- an "Affiliates Data Survey" run by mail and by the Foundation is coming;
I'll get in touch with you soon, if you are interested to share your
experience with the Wikisource community, feel free to contact me in
- here is a very interesting and promising project to improve
Wikidata-Wikisource Integration :
Finally, as an official user group, the Foundation requires 2 primary
contacts, for now (and since a long time), I'm the only contact, which is
Also, for me, I'd be happy to have some help ;)
Are there any candidates?
For the WCUG,
CIS-A2K is planning to organize a 3-days long online event which is to be
called WIkimedia Wikimeet India 2021 (WMWM) from 19th to 21st February,
2021 on the occasion of International Mother Language Day. Find more
details here - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Wikimeet_India_2021
We are excited to announce that Wikisource will be one of the major areas
of focus on the event. We sincerely hope that the experienced volunteers
from the global Wikisource community will play a major role in planning and
conducting quality Wikisource sessions there.
We will send regular updates related to the event through different
relevant mailing lists and newsletters. You can subscribe for the
newsletter if you wish -
On behalf of WMWM
Hello Indic Wikisource proofreaders,
We are very happy to announce that the Indic Wikisource Proofreadthon II
2020  is starting from tomorrow and will continue up to 15 November.
As this year, we are facing devastating effects of COVID-19, we urge you
to stay inside your home to avoid exposure to the deadly virus.
We are also expecting higher participation than previous contest We
heartily welcome new Wikimedians from different parts of the country to
work on restoring our literary heritage to digital era. Just like previous
contest held on May 2020, we again promising to wrap up everything within
the expected timeline after the competition ends and we are going to keep
our promise again. :-)
Welcome you all in the contest.