Celtic Knot Conference 2017/Programme/CK127

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Title: Project Miljon+ and Vikipeedia in Estonian language

Lecture Theatre 2 - University of Edinburgh Business School.

Date: 6 July 2017

Time: 2:30pm to 2:40pm.

Duration: 5-7 minute lightning talk (3 mins Q&A).

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School - Lecture Theatre 2.

Speakers:

  • Käbi Suvi - Wikimedia Estonia.

Overview of topic:
Strategies for Estonian Wikipedia for getting more articles in Estonian language include a new big project, Miljon+. The main goal for the project is to get 1,000,000 articles on Estonian Wikipedia. This project is part of a gift for the Estonian 100th anniversary (Estonians are making collective gifts to our homeland) so it will last til year 2020. Currently Estonian Wiki has ~157 000 articles and there are not so many users, because there is not enough data. This lightning talk will cover how we are engaging more and more people to write inside of the Miljon+ project.

Notes: Etherpad link.

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