Commissioner Office Wiki Meetup

This meeting was aimed at discussing the scope of digitization of copyright free rare books in the Municipal Libraries.

DateEdit

29 October, 2019

VenueEdit

Commissioner Office, Municipal Corporation Patiala

Resource PersonEdit

Wikilover90 and Ankur Mahindru, Joint Commissioner Patiala

AgendaEdit

  • The timeline, sections of the library to be digitized, and staff allocation for cataloguing and digitization was discussed.
  • Copyrights of India, Public Domain, policies of Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource were discussed.
  • Benefits of digitization for preservation of literature in long-term were discussed.
  • A staff librarian and another staff member were assigned digitization personnel for the project.