GLAM/Newsletter/April 2019/Contents/Indonesia report
Wikisource meetup and letter translations
Indonesian Wikisource meetup in Jakarta
On April 24, 2019, Wikimedia Indonesia conducted an informal Wikisource meetup in Jakarta. This event was held to gain some helps from Wikisource editors to transcribe some pages of Majalah Aboean Goeroe-Goeroe that was digitized by Wikimedia Indonesia in 2018 from Minangkabau Culture Documentation and Information Center in Padangpanjang City, West Sumatra.
For 3 hours, the contributors successfully proofread more than 20 pages of several editions of the magazine. More than 10 pages had been validated. All contributions were recorded at wscontest/c/13.
This meetup is one of Wikimedia Indonesia's efforts to introduce Wikisource, a Wikipedia sister project, to Indonesian Wikimedian community. All events related to Wikisource, such as Wikisource trainings or meetups, are organized under GLAM 2018 subproject.
Screenshot of Majalah Aboean Goeroe-Goeroe September 1927 edition proofread at Indonesian Wikisource
Translation of Ki Hadjar Dewantara's letters
Thanks to Meursault2004, this year Wikimedia Indonesia can continue the translation of the remaining Ki Hadjar Dewantara's correspondences, which were digitized from Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum Library in Yogyakarta. More than 160 pages have been translated from English, Dutch, Javanese language into Indonesian language, so that the contents of the letters can be read by general Indonesian people, who do not speak English, Dutch, and/or Javanese language.
All translations are available at each talk page of the each document file page on Wikimedia Commons. For instance, the translation of this file can be accessed at its talk page.
Draft of Cultural Agreement between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of the United States of Indonesia
Letter from Sastrawinata to the Chairperson of the Controolraad Tamansiswa
Homage to Multatuli's Memory 1820–1920
GLAM presentations at WikiNusantara 2019
Rachmat and Harditaher (Hardiansyah) participated at WikiNusantara 2019 conference held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Rachmat was a speaker in GLAM I session and delivered a presentation on the timeline of GLAM effort done by Wikimedia Indonesia since 2013, while Hardiansyah spoke in GLAM II session and talked about the position of GLAM initiatives in Indonesia, some opportunities, challenges and strategies that can be done together for an open access, and the urgency of content digitization that should be executed by GLAM institutions in Indonesia.
Presentation slides by Rachmat
Presentation slides by Hardiansyah
A. Damhoeri's digital library on Commons
Wikimedia Indonesia, in November 2018, joined forces with local digitization team led by Dr. Pramono in West Sumatra, has successfully digitized private collections of A. Damhoeri, a prominent litterateur of West Sumatra. He wrote many books and collected a huge of books, mainly about religious and Minangkabau culture-related books in his library. Unfortunately, as he passed away, it is not well-maintained, so more than half of the collections are damaged.
However, these collections are now safe as the digitization team helped the family to reorganize the books and digitized most of the collections. Some of them are available on Commons, and will be uploaded by GLAM team of Wikimedia Indonesia gradually.
Nakoda Tenggang, a fictional story
Segudang Intan Sebukit Emas, a fictional story
Wajah-wajah Baru, a fictional story
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