Yeah it was a nice experience and we learnt a lot about editing

On 15 Feb 2012 13:17, "Subhashish Panigrahi" <su...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

Dear All,


We had the second monthly Wiki meet up at Delhi last Sunday and here is the
summary of the meet up. The details of the Meet up could be looked at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Delhi/Delhi6

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The 6th Delhi meet up (second monthly meet up) was organized on 12 February
2012 and attended by 15 Wikipedians.

The meet up started with self introduction by the 7 Wikipedians who were
present from the beginning and rest all joined the meet up later. Then
Nitika talked about few quick facts about Wikipedia for them who are not
that familiar with Editing Wikipedia followed by an editing session. The
new Wikipedians who have faces problems with editing explained and the
experienced wikipedians solved the questions answered by them. A couple of
articles were taken for demonstrating the editing and showed to them. The
audience were also taught about uploading pictures and media files in
Commons with a brief discussion of choosing licenses and categorizing them.
Nitika tales about WikiProject India and explained how the Wikipedians can
participate in it.

Noopur talked about the recent approval of a new GLAM project which is set
to be started soon in the National Crafts Museum and how the wikipedians
can volunteer for specific programs under it. Post to these discussion and
editing session there was a Q&A session where the new wikipedians discussed
common problems. Noopur, Shiju, Subha, Rajesh and Nitika helped them with
solving them. Max, a Wikipedia regional ambassador from the US talked about
his participation plans with the "Oral Citation" project and how Oral
citation would be useful in India specific articles. He also led a
discussion about India Education Program.

Wikipedians socialized and had a photo session after the event. Photos
could be found at
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Delhi_Meetup_2012_February

Subha

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