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On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 7:19 PM Rajeeb Dutta <marajoz...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks John, for sharing the information, I am looking forward to
> contribute my part, all my best wishes for the grand success of the project.
> Thanks,
> Regards,
> Rajeeb Dutta, (Marajozkee).
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On 18-Dec-2018, at 9:08 PM, John Andersson <john.anders...@wikimedia.se>
> wrote:
>
> Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of $55,000 in support from
> the grant-giving organization Kulturbryggan (Culture Bridge) for a
> project investigating how to best include audio files on Wikimedia Commons.
>
> Our work will focus on batch uploading audio files onto Wikimedia Commons
> (with a focus on music recordings). In preparations for this, we will
> investigate how the metadata can be included in a way that is best suited
> for Structured Data once it gets deployed. This is a pilot project where
> we aim to discuss with the community what to include and what to exclude.
> The discussions and the requests from the community will form our planning
> around future work with uploading audio files onto Wikimedia Commons. We
> look forward working with the community and with the Structured Data team
> at Wikimedia Foundation on how metadata about audio files can be included
> in a well-structured and useful way.
>
> This project will connect very closely to the FindingGLAMs project[1] and
> will form one of the case studies included in it. In the case study we will
> provide guidance for other GLAMs and Wikimedia affiliates who want to
> upload audio files in the future.
>
> The project also connects closely to Wikimedia Sverige’s planned project
> aimed at building tools to collect speech recordings. The recordings,
> illustrating how words are pronounced etc., will then be used to improve
> the quality of Wikispeech[2], a text-to-speech (TTS) system that converts
> written text into speech. We want to see what type of speech recordings can
> and should be stored on Wikimedia Commons and what kind of metadata should
> be included there; this project will help us clarify the needs.
>
> Please contact John Andersson (john.anders...@wikimedia.se) if you have
> any questions.
>
> As always, you can find the full application available on our wiki (in
> Swedish).[3]
>
> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FindingGLAMs
>
> [2] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikispeech
>
> [3]
> https://se.wikimedia.org/wiki/Projekt:Fri_musik_p%C3%A5_Wikipedia_2019/Ans%C3%B6kan
>
> Best,
>
> John
>
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>
> John Andersson
>
> Executive Director
>
> Wikimedia Sverige
>
> Phone: +46(0)73-3965189
>
> Email: john.anders...@wikimedia.se
>
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