Submissions/Adding books to Wikisource

From Wikimania 2010 • Gdańsk, Poland • July 9-11, 2010


This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.

Title of the submission

Adding books to Wikisource

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)

Tutorial (or maybe a workshop)

Author of the submission

Lars Aronsson

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)


Country of origin


Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)

Wikimedia Sverige, Project Runeberg

Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)

Step by step tutorial for how to add books to Wikisource, using the ProofreadPage extension. Participants should already be familiar with editing Wikipedia or other Mediawiki sites. Focus will be on the steps that directly involve Wikisource. The prerequisite scanning or photography and OCR will be mentioned briefly, but will not be described in detail.

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)

Knowledge and Collaboration

Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?


Slides or further information (optional)

I would hope that the tutorial can be captured on video.

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