Submissions:2023/Punjabi Audiobooks Project

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WikiConference North America 2023 unfortunately could not accommodate this submission in its program this year.


Punjabi Audiobooks Project


GLAM / Heritage / Culture

Type of session:

Lightning talk


The Punjabi Audiobooks Project from Wikisource aims to create a vast collection of audiobooks in the Punjabi language by utilizing the open-source content available on Wikisource. The project seeks to make Punjabi literature accessible to a wider audience by producing high-quality audiobooks narrated by skilled voice actors (volunteers). The project involves collaboration with volunteers and community members to digitize, transcribe and record Punjabi literature from Wikisource.

Author name:

Jagseer Singh

E-mail address:

Wikimedia username:

Jagseer S Sidhu

Affiliated organization(s):

Punjabi Wikimedia User Group

Estimated time:

5-10 minutes

Special requests:


Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?:

Yes, At Wikiconfrence India 2023 Panel discussion and selected for Wikimania 2023 Panel discussion as well.

Okay to livestream?

Livestreaming is okay

If your submission is not accepted, would you be open to presenting your topic in another part of the program? (e.g. lightning talk or unconference session)