Hello Indic Wikisource member,


As you may already know, CIS-A2K has launched Indic Wikisource Proofreadthon in the interest of collecting, enhancing, and expanding knowledge to encourage and stay home in the current COVID19 crisis.



Are you preparing for the Proofreadthon?

Can we use this mailing list to coordinate and understand how many proofreadthon will be there?


* The Indic  Wikisource Proofreadthon page here:




* a collection of books to be proofread. Kindly help us to find some classical books of your language. The book should not be available in any third party website with Unicode formatted text. Please collect the books and add here



*As participants

Kindly sign your name at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Indic_Wikisource_Proofreadthon/Participants


*Kindly promote yourself as administrator/reviewer of this Proofreadthon and add your proposal here. The administrator/reviewers are also as a participant in this Proofreadthon.



* Some social media coverage

I would request to all indic Wikisource community member please spread the news to all social media channel, we always try to convince it your Wikipedia/Wikisource to use their SiteNotice. Of course, you must also use your own Wikisource site notice.


* some awards

There may be some award/prize given by CIS-A2K.


* A way to count validated and proofread pages.





* Time

In India, Proofreadthon will run: from 01 May 2020 00.01  to 10 May 2020 23.59

* Rules and guidelines

The basic rules and guideline have described here



* scoring

The details scoring method have described at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Indic_Wikisource_Proofreadthon/Rules#Scoring_system


I really hope many Indic Wikisources will be present this year at-home quarantine. 




Jayanta Nath

Wikisource Advisor, CIS-A2K