A Wikipedia workshop for naturalists, photographers, artists, researchers and other outdoors enthusiasts by Shyamal Lakshminarayanan

NOTE: The event is free and volunteer driven

Topics covered:
– Philosophical foundations, encyclopaedias and knowledge compendia, libraries
– Copyright, the public domain and licensing
– The mechanics of uploading, editing on Wikipedia
– Referencing, quality control, social and other aspects of Wikipedia

Register here:

(The registration is j ust for logistics’ sake. The event is open for public)

What’s in for you?
– If you are a wildlife/nature photographer – You can learn how you can donate your photos to Wikipedia, get your questions and concerns addressed on licensing, copyright etc
– If you are an artist- You can know how you can contribute your sketches to Wikipedia articles
– If you are a researcher – You can help with references, cleaning up of scientific articles on Wikipedia
– For everyone- An insight into Wikipedia and how you can contribute to Wikipedia through images, references, pages etc

ThoughtWorks Technologies (India) Pvt Ltd.
ACR Mansion G + 3floors
147/F, 8th Main, 3rd Block
Koramangala, Bangalore-560034, India

1. Talk for 1 hour
2. Q & A for 20 mins
3. Tea/Snacks break (10 mins)
4. Contribute to wiki live (1 hour )

NOTE: Feel free to carry your laptops and any images you would want to contribute or content you wish to add to wiki ( Wi-fi available). If you are bringing your laptop, please ensure that you register a Wikipedia login and password before getting to the venue as the Wikipedia servers have a limit on number of usernames that can be registered from a single IP address in a short time period.


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