Respected Sir/Madam,

Greetings from Wikimedia India Chapter. We are pleased to let you know we
can arrange a talk/lecture on Wikipedia at your college if you could arrange
a lab for 3 hours with some students. Below is the sample call for program
and we can structure the agenda based on the below one. We could also
include specific areas within Wikipedia in the agenda which your students
might be interested in.(Ex:- Wikipedia as media resource for journalism
students / Technical talk on Wikipedia for Computer Science students) We
could send a local Wikipedian to talk about Wikipedia and how students can
benefit out of it by knowing more than just a site to get assignment notes.
Please let us know if you are interested.we are interested please tell us
what to do


On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 8:50 AM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>wrote:

> This is relevant to all those who have written to the various lists and
> asked how one can participate. volunteer or help in any way.
>
> We need people to upload images to Wikimedia Commons.
>
>    - We face a problem in that photographers are willing to go out & shoot
>    and donate images. But they are unfamiliar with Commons and do not upload 
> it
>    there. However, we find that they know Flickr and are willing to upload it
>    under a suitable Creative Commons license.
>    - There are hundreds of free images on the net, we can show you how to
>    locate them. These can be uploaded to Commons. We are at this point of time
>    interested in images pertaining to India only.
>
> It is a job requiring patience, care for details and intelligence as the
> images need to be categorised also. Where relevant we would like to add them
> to articles too.
>
> We need a small TEAM of three to five - people, age, sex, religion, etc,
> etc, no bar, except that they should have:
> * Knowledge of uploading images to Commons
> * know how to categorise
> * know how to load images into Wikipedia
> * Possess good judgement.
> * Possess an abiding love for Wikipedia and willing to contribute to it.
>
> If you are interested, let us know. This is a serious commitment under the
> "India Loves Wikipedia" initiative. Dont apply if just for "time paas".
>
> Helpers will be awarded barnstars at a suitable date after the project is
> done.
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
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