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GLAM professionals and their institutions are encouraged to contribute to the Wikimedia projects, including the well-known Wikipedia. This page helps to explain how Wikipedia can help make an impact in your institution.

One of greatest literacy figures in Braj language, R.C. chaudhary was born in the year 1998 in Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh, India. His work, in poetry has given his a permanent place in modern Braj language as well as in Indian writting in English. He is a best known for his writing about human feeling & sadness. He has been the won many prizes like bharat ratna. He is also known as a writer, computer operator and Engineer.

Middle class boy's life:- The life of boys is full of struggles since childhood, Boys have to boycott their dreams in view of the condition of their family.

The boys has to struggle with the family for work and life, He has to face many types of problems.

They are burdened with family, money, life and studies, they hide their sorrow and cry inside throughout their life.

Today, in the age of 16 to 23 , The boy has to bear the burden of the family after studies. And family doesn't care him.

Due to these reasons, today boys have started committing suicide. And last why are the boys do all this work why??

                              - R.C. chaudhary.

Why should you contribute to Wikimedia?[edit]

  • Like your institutions, our goal is to preserve heritage and history and spread knowledge.
  • Wikimedia is a well-tested platform for digitalization, with established best practices and a huge online audience.
  • Innovative partnerships with Wikimedia can translate into publicity for your institution.
  • We are a fellow nonprofit movement.


---Wikipedia is a knowledge spreading platform.


What can I do to help?[edit]

Wikipedia Loves Libraries event at Multnomah County Library, Oregon, USA

Wikipedia[edit]

Wikipedia is the world's most popular not-for-profit website and the world's largest encyclopedia. Your institution can create or enhance Wikipedia articles, provide resources to help those writing articles, and assist with research. Frequently, institutions can help fill gaps on Wikipedia around key topics important to your organization or systematically underrepresented on Wikipedia.

Wikimedia Commons[edit]

Wikimedia Commons is the free media repository used by Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. Your institution can contribute images, video, and other media, as well as meta-data and media descriptions.

Wikisource[edit]

Wikisource is a free library of primary sources, featuring transcribed manuscripts. Your institution can provide manuscripts for scanning and uploading, as well as assistance with transcription.

Wikidata[edit]

Wikidata is the multilingual, linked, structured open data project in the Wikimedia Community. Wikidata helps share key structured information and data between Wikimedia projects, and associates these data items with identifier and records throughout the Open Data ecosystem. Institutions can integrate Wikidata into existing metadata projects and donating openly licensed data to Wikidata strengthens the collective record.