Punjabi Wikisource gifts non-traditional sources to Wikipedia through #1lib1ref

Punjabi Wikisource community after a 1lib1ref event. Photo by Shubham, CC BY-SA 4.0

Have you ever stumbled onto a “Citation needed” tag on Wikipedia? It is one of the most commonly used tags on Wikipedia, highlighting that the tagged content might not be verified. And for communities in the Global South, citation needed statements remind us how important it is to integrate non-digital sources from local cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge systems into Wikipedia.

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A dialogue on Open Access with Indian Artists: Looking back on the 2019 Access to Arts Conference

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File:Access to Arts Conference(15).jpg by Benipal hardarshan / CC BY-SA

In July 2019, over 80 Artists from North India gathered in Chandigarh, India to discuss Commons and the free licenses that come under it. Here is what became of it.

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