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  1. Your October milestones include Wikidata’s 15 millionth item

    Photo by Jason Krüger, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Read about Wikimedia project milestones hit during the month of October.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Serbia completes a first round of professional development seminars for teachers

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    Тhis September and October, the Academic Board and the Education Program Manager of Wikimedia Serbia have been extraordinarily busy. In addition to regular Education Program activities — which include supporting student editors at 11 secondary schools and 5 universities in 14 faculties on 2 Wikimedia projects — they have organized and facilitated 4 trainings for over 100 teachers in 3... Read more

  3. What I Learned: Wiki Photo School in Serbia

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  4. Third Wikimedia Spain conference takes place in Madrid

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    On September 25, 26 and 27, third Wikimedia Wikimedia Spain Celebrated STI Conference. It was organized Together with the graphic design studio Graphic Hare and Took place at University College Isabel of Spain , in Madrid.... Read more

  5. Indian-language projects depend on each other: Ahmed Nisar

    "Ahmed Nisar-3" by Victor Grigas, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

    Nisar Ahmed, an administrator on two Indian language editions of Wikipedia—Urdu and Telugu—talks about how these lanaguage editions must work with one another to be as successful as possible.... Read more

  6. WikipediansSpeak: Telugu-language library catalog project helps Wikipedia grow

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    As part of the WikipediansSpeak series, Individual Engagement Grantee and Telugu-language Wikimedian Viswanadh.BK shares his experience with the digital library movement in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Over 300K books housed in five libraries could be added to a Wikipedia-based catalog, now helping Wikipedians to cite and readers to easily locate books.... Read more

  7. Join us for #Wikinobel 2015

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    On October 9, this year’s laureate(s) of the Nobel Peace Prize will be announced by the Nobel Committee in Oslo. Wikipedians will be there updating Wikipedia as it happens.... Read more

  8. Wikipedia awareness programs drive Bangla Wikipedia usage

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    Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) is conducting ‘Secondary level school programs’ in different schools in Bangladesh named “Wikipedia awareness program”. These programs are specially designed more to encourage students to effectively use Wikipedia or other Wikimedia projects for their benefit than to contribute to it. As part of Bangla Wikipedia 10th anniversary celebration, it i... Read more

  9. Making Chinese Wikipedia more ethnologically diverse

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    Wikimedia Taiwan collaborate with Department of Ethnology at National Cheng-Chi University to improve Chinese Wikipedia ethnological articles.... Read more

  10. Reimagining the Wikimedia Foundation’s grants

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    Participation from over 200 community members in the Reimagining WMF grants consultation led to planned changes to WMF’s grants programs.... Read more