Arctic Knot Conference 2021/Submissions/Wikisource workshop

Submission no.
Title of the submission
Wikisource workshop
Author of the submission
Submission format
  • Workshop (live-stream with option to interact with participants, 45 minutes)
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikisource Community User Group
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

The workshop will demonstrate how to proofread texts on Wikisource. It will allow attendees to learn how to contribute and take part in the Wikisource community.

First, we will introduce: existing projects on Wikisource, proofreading status, how to ask for help. Then, the workshop will start and each participant will get to work on a few pages. Finally, we will discuss about the steps to start a new proofreading project.

What will attendees take away from this session?
  • concret knowledge and experience on how to create and edit documents on Wikisource
  • if you have no prior knowledge of Wikisource, it's suggested to look at the Wikisource presentation first
Theme of session
  • Language technology
  • Empowering wiki communities
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
  • Workshop needs to be after (directly or not) the presentation
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

Interested attendees edit

Dear potential attendees, if you have any idea or suggestion of texts to proofread, we would love to hear them.

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