Congrats to everyone who made this happen.
This is a wonderful development indeed!
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 4:16 AM, Nitika Tandon <nitika(a)cis-india.org> wrote:
Greetings from CIS-A2K!
We request the pleasure of your company at the event 'Re-releasing Konkani
Vishwakosh & Building Konkani Wikipedia' . The event will take place on the
26th September, Thursday,10am - 11am at the Conference Hall, Goa
Upon CIS-A2K' explicit request, Goa University has approved the re-release
of Konkani Vishwakosh under Creative Commons License (CC‐BY‐SA 3.0) to make
it freely available to public and thus preserve Konkani language and
culture in the digital era. This encyclopedia will also serve as one of the
main sources of building and writing articles on Konkani Wikipedia (which
is currently under incubation).
This is a major win for the Wikimedia movement in India. This is,
probably, the first time ever a State run higher education institution has
re-released copyrighted content under Creative Commons. Hope more such
initiatives will be underway to "Let the Knowledge Go around"!
We'd like you to be a part of this event and help showcase Konkani
community and language on a global digital platform such as Konkani
Please see the link for the invite. We look forward to seeing you at
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