This sounds like a Wikisource idea - do we have any wikisourcerers who can give their thoughts?
Richard Symonds Wikimedia UK 0207 065 0992 Wikimedia UK is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales, Registered No. 6741827. Registered Charity No.1144513. Registered Office 4th Floor, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT. United Kingdom. Wikimedia UK is the UK chapter of a global Wikimedia movement. The Wikimedia projects are run by the Wikimedia Foundation (who operate Wikipedia, amongst other projects). *Wikimedia UK is an independent non-profit charity with no legal control over Wikipedia nor responsibility for its contents.* On 5 January 2015 at 13:30, Sucheta Ghoshal <sucheta.ghos...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > A few of my friends and I have been planning to document the history of > counterculture in Bengali art and literature. These friends are also > working in that domain professionally, and have access to a huge repository > of texts, images, and other relevant details that they are willing to make > available digitally in the form of free contents. We wish to have the > contents as wikis, and, pictures and video snippets that might be involved > - as properly licensed free materials. Now, the concern is if there is some > Wikimedia Project that would host contents that are based on such an > enormous amount of original research. Wikipedia is certainly not the > appropriate place. And, as there exist no earlier works on this particular > domain on the internet, references would be negligible. I was thinking > about Wikibooks, instead. I am not entirely sure if that fits either, but I > assume it fits better than Wikipedia, at least. The last option is to host > it ourselves with the MediaWiki setup, and I am considering it very much. > But, the idea essentially is to make people edit and enrich it with as much > inputs as possible. It would be really helpful, in that case, if it could > be placed in one of the Wikimedia projects. Suggestions, of every kind, > would be deeply appreciated. > > Best, > Sucheta > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>