Sailesh Patnaik

  1. Community digest: Odia Wikipedians document the Asian Athletics Championships; news in brief

    This month, Odia Wikipedians, Indian Athletics Federation and Sports and Youth Services collaborated to document the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. Hundreds of photos were uploaded and new Wikipedia content added to inform the event’s fans. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes Wikipedian Wikinic in Seattle, writing competition in Russia, and more. ... Read more

  2. Community digest: As Odia Wikisource turns two, a project to digitize rare books kicks off; news in brief

    To celebrate the second anniversary of Odia Wikisource, Wikimedians are starting several initiatives to grow the project. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about Wikimania submissions, Wikimedia affiliates, the Wikipedia Education Program and more.... Read more

  3. Community digest: WikiTungi is building city-based Wikipedia communities in Odisha, India; news in brief

    WikiTungi, a city-based Wikipedia community that helps Wikimedians within a city meet, learn from their shared experiences and assist leadership development. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes an effort on the Telugu Wikipedia to improve machine-translated articles. ... Read more

  4. Community celebrates birthday of Odia Wikipedia and Odia Wiktionary

    With the Odia Wikipedia and its sister projects, a handful of dedicated volunteer editors are taking the Odia language to the world outside.... Read more

  5. Wikipedia’s 15th birthday inspires Bangla translators; Odia-language Women’s History Month edit-a-thons

    Bangla-language Wikipedians translated about 600 articles for their language’s Wikipedia; Odia-language Wikimedians hosted their second annual Women’s History Month edit-a-thon.... Read more

  6. As Odia Wikipedia turns 13, what happens next?

    Odia Wikipedia (or.wikipedia.org) celebrated its 13th anniversary on June 3. Instead of just celebrating the day, the community brainstormed together on needs assessment, learning from past and strategies for future.... Read more