Submissions/Wikisource Year in Review

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This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2017.


Submission no. 8005 Subject - S3
Title of the submission
Wikisource Year in Review
Author of the submission
Slowking4
type of submission
lecture / workshop
Language of presentation
English
E-mail address
slowking4@gmail.com
Username
slowking4
Country of origin
US
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikisource User Group; Wikimedia DC
Personal homepage or blog

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/User:Slowking4

Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

After Wikisource Conference 2015, there has been progress in Wikisource towards transcribing sources, and cleaning up sources of old encyclopedias in wikipedia. Dictionary of National Biography and Encyclopedia Britannica 1911 are complete enough to provide stable references to wikipedia. Visual editor was introduced at wikisource. Progress continues on monthly transcriptions. There have been plans to integrate book metadata with wikisource. There have been plans to integrate open source references into wikisource to make referencing easier.

What will attendees take away from this session?

History of recent events, and future plans, in the strategic plan. how to edit wikisource, and how to integrate in other projects.

Theme of presentation
Sister Projects
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience? Beginning
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
yes
Slides or further information (optional)
etherpad

https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/Wikimania2017_-_Wikisource_Year_in_Review

Special requests
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  6. - OrbiliusMagister (talk) 16:23, 13 August 2017 (UTC)