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Beyond Wikipedia

Hermann Maurer; Christian Safran

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4444–4450

Wikipedia and Google are probably the two most powerful 'portals' for information on the Web today.
Google is 'just' a search engine very well tuned: it indexes a vast number of documents and does a good
job ranking them, hence outperforming all...

Topics: Educational Technology

Wikipedia: Friend, Not Foe

Darren Crovitz; W Scott Smoot

English Journal Vol. 98, No. 3 (January 2009) pp. 91–97

As online research has become an increasingly standard activity for middle school and high school students,
Wikipedia ( has simultaneously emerged as the bane of many teachers who include
research-focused assignments in...

Wikipedia and the University, a Case Study

Charles Knight; Sam Pryke

Teaching in Higher Education Vol. 17, No. 6 (2012) pp. 649–659

This article discusses the use of Wikipedia by academics and students for learning and teaching activities
at Liverpool Hope University. Hope has distinctive aspects but we consider the findings to be indicative of
 Wikipedia use at other British...

A Call for Wikipedia in the Classroom

Mark Kissling

Social Education Vol. 75, No. 2 (2011) pp. 60–64

As teachers and students increasingly dwell in a digital world, Wikipedia is a powerful presence. While it is wise
to plan and teach cautiously with respect to Wikipedia, the author believes that teachers need to acknowledge
its stronghold in...

Collaborative Wikipedia Projects in the Virtual Classroom

A J. Kenny; J D. Wolt; H S. Hurd

Natural Sciences Education Vol. 42, No. 1 (2013) pp. 85–90

Wikipedia is a web-based, free-content encyclopedia that is openly editable and, thus, provides a unique platform
for collaborations. Wikipedia projects are increasingly being integrated into upper-level courses across the country
to explore...

Writing Wikipedia Pages in the Constructivist Classroom

Alexa Garvoille; Ginny Buckner

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1600–1605

In response to current anxieties over students’ ability to critically evaluate internet-based sources, we propose
a secondary curriculum that uses Wikipedia as a platform to pose questions about information verifiability,
ethical use of technology,...

Using Wikipedia to Teach Discipline Specific Writing

Melissa Vosen Callens

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1299–1303

Unlike first-year composition courses, upper-division writing courses usually require students to engage in
discipline specific writing. To engage in this type of writing, students at a mid-sized research institution in a
course called Writing in...

Topics: Teaching/Learning Strategies, Authoring tools

Volunteers in Wikipedia: Why the Community Matters

Hoda Baytiyeh; Jay Pfaffman

Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 2 (2010) pp. 128–140

Wikipedia is a reliable encyclopedia with over seven million articles in several languages all contributed and
maintained by volunteers. To learn more about what drives people to devote their time and expertise to
building and maintaining this...

Wikicrawl: reusing semantic web data in authoring Wikipedia

Matthew Yau; Alexandra I Cristea

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3660–3669

This paper presents the main part of a project conducted at the University of Warwick regarding a tool for
retrieving semantic web data and reusing the retrieved data in authoring Wikipedia pages. The goal of this
tool is to enable semantic web...

What Does Open Collaboration on Wikipedia Really Look Like?

Royce Kimmons

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education
(Oct 18, 2010) pp. 180–184

Most attempts at analyzing Wikipedia have focused on establishing the validity of or understanding the
revision process involved with the development of a select group of high-quality articles.
This study, however, attempts to take an holistic...

“In Defense of Wikipedia” 2.0:
Wikipedia as a Researching/Teaching Resource in College Basic Courses

Noriaki Tajima; Arata Miyazaki

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education
(Oct 18, 2011) pp. 2097–2102

Abstract: This paper proposes the use of Wikipedia in teaching basic courses in college.
The use of Wikipedia in higher education environment has been still disregarded, if not ignored.
By the assignment which asks a frequent visit to and a...

Determinant Factors of Information Use or Misuse in Wikipedia

Yin-Leng Theng; Tao Jiang

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3153–3161

Wikipedia, biggest multilingual free-content encyclopedia on the Internet, is popular with students.
Is Wikipedia a bane or wane for our students? This paper describes an empirical study to investigate
 determinant factors of information use or...

DBpedia and the Live Extraction of Structured Data from Wikipedia

Mohamed Morsey; Jens Lehmann; Soren Auer; Claus Stadler; Sebastian Hellmann

Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems Vol. 46, No. 2 (2012) pp. 157–181

Purpose: DBpedia extracts structured information from Wikipedia, interlinks it with other knowledge
bases and freely publishes the results on the web using Linked Data and SPARQL.
However, the DBpedia release process is heavyweight and releases are...

A Network of Semantically Structured Wikipedia to Bind Information

Philippe Martin; Michel Eboueya; Michael Blumenstein; Peter Deer

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education
(October 2006) pp. 1694–1702

In this article we show how a network of cooperatively updated semi-formal knowledge bases
with adequate knowledge valuation, organization and filtering mechanisms can solve the numerous
problems of Wikipedia (lack of structure and evaluations of...

An automatic, Wikipedia-based multi-lingual university syllabi matcher.

Novella Brugnolli; Andrea Prato; Marco Ronchetti

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1720–1726

We address the problem of matching course syllabi across different universities, even though
they are expressed in different languages. Based on an extension of the Explicit Semantic Analysis
approach, we use the knowledge contained in Wikipedia as...

Wikipedia Use in Research: Perceptions in Secondary Schools

Tracy Polk; Melissa P. Johnston; Stephanie Evers

TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 59, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 92–102

Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia that can be edited by users, is growing both in the number
of content articles written as well as the number of registered users. Students rely on Wikipedia
(Purcell et al., 2012) and Wikipedia, through tools, ...

Attitude Changes When Using Wikipedia in Higher Education

Pernilla Josefsson; Olle Bälter; Katarina Bälter; Stephanie Bonn

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 2024–2032

In this paper we present a case study including 23 students at Williams College, MA, using social media
technologies in learning activities during the winter semester 2013. The study was designed to evaluate
the students’ attitudes before and after...

Topics: pedagogical issues, Implementation Experiences

Wikipedia: Does It Have a Place in Historical Research?

Ann Claunch

Social Education Vol. 75, No. 2 (2011) pp. 65–67

Every year, thousands of history teachers nationwide stand before their students describing the evils
of using an open source encyclopedia for research projects. The teachers warn of lower grades
and a general unfulfilled life for any student who...

From Castalia to Wikipedia: Openness and Closure in Knowledge Communities

Peter Roberts; Michael A. Peters

E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 8, No. 1 (2011) pp. 36–46

This article explores different forms of openness and closure in two knowledge communities: the fictional
world of Castalia in Hermann Hesse's great work "The Glass Bead Game", and the twenty-first-century
 cyberspatial universe of Wikipedia. These...

Sleeping with the Enemy: Wikipedia in the College Classroom

Cullen J. Chandler; Alison S. Gregory

History Teacher Vol. 43, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 247–257

Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia that is written and edited solely by volunteers who have no qualifying
credentials save an internet connection. With over 3.1 million articles in English, Wikipedia is indeed a
formidable reference web site....

Wikipedia and Education: Anarchist Perspectives and Virtual Practices

Petar Jandric

Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies Vol. 8, No. 2 (December 2010) pp. 47–73

This paper explores the philosophical background of one of the most widespread Web based sources used
in contemporary education--Wikipedia. Theoretical part consists of the basic notions of anarchist philosophy
 of education such as human nature,...

Assigning Students to Edit Wikipedia: Four Case Studies

Brian W. Carver; Rochelle Davis; Robin T. Kelley; Jonathan A. Obar; Lianna L. Davis

E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 9, No. 3 (2012) pp. 273–283

During the 2010-11 academic year, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia,
worked with professors at universities across the United States who were interested in using Wikipedia
as a teaching tool in their...

Using the Internet for Gerontology Education: Assessing and Improving Wikipedia

Donna Lind Infeld; William C. Adams

Educational Gerontology Vol. 39, No. 10 (2013) pp. 707–716

Older adults, students, professionals, and the general public increasingly turn to the Internet and to Wikipedia
for information. Wikipedia, the world's sixth most used website, is by far the most widely used open-source
information site. Among ...

Knowledge Construction in Wikipedia: A Systemic-Constructivist Analysis

Aileen Oeberst; Iassen Halatchliyski; Joachim Kimmerle; Ulrike Cress

Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 23, No. 2 (2014) pp. 149–176

We propose a systemic-constructivist perspective for analyzing knowledge construction. In contrast to theories
that focus on individuals as actors, the systemic-constructivist approach emphasizes the relevance of social
systems and regards the...

Improving Science Education and Understanding through Editing Wikipedia

Cheryl L. Moy; Jonas R. Locke; Brian P. Coppola; Anne J. McNeil

Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 87, No. 11 (November 2010) pp. 1159–1162

This paper describes a graduate-level class project centered on editing chemistry-related entries in Wikipedia.
This project enables students to work collaboratively, explore advanced concepts in chemistry, and learn how
to communicate science to a...

Wikipedia uses in learning design: A literature review

Georgios Fessakis; Maria Zoumpatianou

Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2012) pp. 97–106

This paper is a literature review report concerning educational uses of Wikipedia in the first 10 years of its existence.
The aim of the work is the tracing and the presentation of published and validated educational applications of
Wikipedia in a...

Guided Generation of Pedagogical Concept Maps from the Wikipedia

Lauri Lahti

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education
(Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1741–1750

We propose a new method for guided generation of concept maps from open access online knowledge
resources such as Wikies. Based on this method we have implemented a prototype extracting semantic
relations from sentences surrounding hyperlinks in the ...

Wikipedia in the Academic Environment: Faculty and Student Perspectives

John Snyder

International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 12, No. 3 (June 2013) pp. 303–327

Wikipedia is probably the best known and most controversial wiki application in existence. Wikipedia,
the online encyclopedia started by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger in 2001, has been populated with articles
 written by “anyone” who cares to...

Is Wikipedia a Reliable Learning Resource for Medical Students? Evaluating Respiratory Topics

Samy A. Azer

Advances in Physiology Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (March 2015) pp. 5–14

The aim of the present study was to critically evaluate the accuracy and readability of English Wikipedia articles
on the respiratory system and its disorders and whether they can be a suitable resource for medical students.
On April 27, 2014,...

Cognitive and Social Factors Affecting the Use of Wikipedia and Information Seeking /
Les facteurs cognitifs et sociaux déterminant l'utilisation de Wikipedia et la recherche

Siyoung Chung

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie
Vol. 38, No. 3 (Dec 03, 2012) pp. 1–20

Academics and Wikipedia:
Reframing Web 2.0+ as a Disruptor of Traditional Academic Power-Knowledge Arrangements

Henk Eijkman

Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 27, No. 3 (2010) pp. 173–185

Purpose: There is much hype about academics' attitude to Wikipedia. This paper seeks to go beyond anecdotal
evidence by drawing on empirical research to ascertain how academics respond to Wikipedia and the implications 
these responses have for the...

More than Just Wikipedia: Creating a Collaborative Research Library Using a Wiki

Caroline Lego Munoz

Marketing Education Review Vol. 22, No. 1 (2012) pp. 21–25

Increasingly, wiki technology is being used in education and business settings. Although most students are aware
of Wikipedia, many do not understand that a wiki is a malleable platform that has a multitude of uses.
Wiki technology is one of many...

Why I Love/Hate Wikipedia: Reflections upon (Not Quite) Subjugated Knowledges

John Aycock; Alan Aycock

Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (May 2008) pp. 92–101

Wikipedia is a well-known online encyclopedia, whose content is contributed and edited by volunteers.
Its use by students for their research is, to be polite, controversial. Is Wikipedia really evil, or is it a teaching
opportunity in disguise, a...

Student Perceptions of Wikipedia as a Learning Tool for Educational Leaders

Jason LaFrance; Daniel W. Calhoun

International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation Vol. 7, No. 2 (2012)

This non-experimental qualitative study examined archival survey data collected to evaluate the efficacy
of a research assignment utilizing Wikipedia. Respondents were 14 doctoral students enrolled
in Educational Leadership coursework during Fall...

Wikipedia, "the People Formerly Known as the Audience," and First-Year Writing

Michael Kuhne; Gill Creel

Teaching English in the Two-Year College Vol. 40, No. 2 (December 2012) pp. 177–189

In 2006, New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen's blog post "The People Formerly Known
as the Audience" went viral in the journalism community. In the post Rosen argues that a fundamental
power shift has occurred between "Big Media" and "...

Wikipedia Writing as Praxis: Computer-Mediated Socialization of Second-Language Writers

Brian W. King

Language Learning & Technology Vol. 19, No. 3 pp. 106–123

This study explores the writing of Wikipedia articles as a form of authentic writing for learners
of English in Hong Kong. Adopting "Second Language Socialization and Language Learning & Identity"
approaches to language learning...

Using Wikipedia to Develop Students' Critical Analysis Skills in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum

Eric Martineau; Louise Boisvert

Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 88, No. 6 (June 2011) pp. 769–771

Wikipedia represents a revolution in the way knowledge is communicated and a potential threat to traditional encyclopedias.
Wikipedia is widely used as a reference in academic assignments. Unfortunately, for the neophyte, it may be hard to assess...

Wikipedia and Psychology: Coverage of Concepts and Its Use by Undergraduate Students

N J. Schweitzer

Teaching of Psychology Vol. 35, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 81–85

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia is a frequently referred-to source of information for Internet users. A series of 3 studies
examined Wikipedia's coverage of psychology-related concepts, examined how accessible Wikipedia's psychology content is...

Educational exploration based on conceptual networks generated by students and Wikipedia linkage

Lauri Lahti

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 964–974

Abstract: We propose a new educational framework for educational exploration based on conceptual networks generated
and explored by students supplied with Wikipedia linkage. In the first experimental setups we had a group of students (n=103) to...

Topics: cooperative/collaborative learning, interactive learning environments, Architectures for educational technology systems

Experimental evaluation of learning performance for exploring
the shortest paths in hyperlink network of Wikipedia

Lauri Lahti

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 
(Oct 20, 2014) pp. 1069–1074

In a 9-hour experiment we evaluated learning performance based on exploring the shortest paths in hyperlink network of
Wikipedia online encyclopedia. Relying on network of 35688 unique hyperlinks in three separate learning sessions of 20 minutes...

Topics: Instructional Design, Evaluation, Tools & Systems

Using Wikipedia to Enhance Student Learning: A Case Study in Economics

Tiago Freire; Jingping Li

Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 5 (2016) pp. 1169–1181

Currently, there is widespread interest in how Web 2.0 tools can be used to improve students' learning experiences.
Previous studies have focused either on the advantages of wikis or on concerns over the use of Wikipedia.
In this study, we propose...

Understanding and Supporting Online Communities of Practice: Lessons Learned from Wikipedia

Xiaoli Zhao; M J. Bishop

Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 5 (October 2011) pp. 711–735

In order to seek more effective ways to design and support online communities of practice, we examined how Wikipedia,
a large-scale online community of practice, is developed and emerges over time. We conducted a Delphi study to explore the social,...

Using Wikipedia and Conceptual Graph Structures to Generate Questions for Academic Writing Support

Ming Liu; R A. Calvo; A Aditomo; L A. Pizzato

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 5, No. 3 (2012) pp. 251–263

In this paper, we present a novel approach for semiautomatic question generation to support academic writing.
Our system first extracts key phrases from students' literature review papers. Each key phrase is matched
with a Wikipedia article and...

Educational Framework for Adoption of Vocabulary Based on
Wikipedia Linkage and Spaced Learning

Lauri Lahti

Global Learn 2012 (Nov 06, 2012) pp. 8–13

We propose a new educational framework supporting learners in adoption of vocabulary and knowledge for various personalized
and engaging pedagogic purposes. The most essential concepts of learning topic are linked based on the shortest connecting...

Adult Learners' Motivations in the Use of Wikis: Wikipedia, Higher Education, and Corporate Settings

Chun-Yi Lin; Hyunkyung Lee

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1525–1529

This paper reviews the motivations of adult wikis users in three settings - Wikipedia, higher education classrooms, and work environments.
Given the attention to the success of the Wikipedia project, we exam the differences and similarities...

Historical thinking as Applied Epistemology: Developing historical thinking
in social studies methods courses via critical inquiries of Wikipedia entries

Thomas Hammond

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education
(Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1634–1643

This study, conducted in methods classes at a large public university, explores a technique for introducing
pre-service history teachers to historical thinking using the conceptual framework of epistemology.
In this exercise, Wikipedia articles are...

Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool for Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK)
Development in Pre-Service History Teacher Education

Ibrahim Hakki Ozturk

Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 7, No. 7 (Feb 19, 2012) pp. 182–191

This paper seeks to explore a web-based teaching activity designed for technological pedagogical content knowledge
(TPCK) development in pre-service history teacher education in Turkey. The study is conducted by action research
methodology. Using a...

A theoretical approach to legitimizing collaboratively constructed knowledge:
A content analysis of Wikipedia science articles based on accidental collaboration

James Patrick Hutchinson

(2011) pp. 1–206

This study involved an analysis of 147 Wikipedia science articles using content and social network analysis to explore
authorial relationships between articles and test a theoretical approach to using accidental collaboration as a tool to legitimize ...

Changes in College Students' Perceptions of Use of Web-Based Resources for Academic Tasks
with Wikipedia Projects: A Preliminary Exploration

Tomoko Traphagan; John Traphagan; Linda Neavel Dickens; Paul Resta

Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 3 (2014) pp. 253–270

Motivated by the need to facilitate Net Generation students' information literacy (IL), or more specifically, to promote
student understanding of legitimate, effective use of Web-based resources, this exploratory study investigated how...

Generation of learning paths in educational texts based on vocabulary co-occurrence
networks in Wikipedia and randomness

Lauri Lahti

Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 664–670

We propose a new computational method for generating learning paths in educational texts. The method relies
on forming vocabulary co-occurrence networks among articles of Wikipedia online encyclopedia and exploiting
 random explorations to generate...

Topics: Innovative online learning and educational programming


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    Wikipedia Articles as Assignments: Developing the Wikipedia in the Academia

    Alternate title: Szeminariumi Dolgozat Helyett Wikipedia-Szocikk:
    Wikipedia-Fejlesztes Felsooktatasi Intezmenyi Keretek Kozott
    Dancs, Szabolcs. Konyvtari Figyelo19.2 (0, 2009): 227-234.

    ...hitWikipedia is permanently being questioned. The articles related to individual
    ...demonstrates on examples from Austria, Mexico, and Slovenia that the hitWikipedia

  • 2scholarly journals

    How and why do college students use Wikipedia?

    Lim, Sock. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology; Hoboken
    60.11 (Nov 2009): 2189.

    ...hitWikipedia, and to understand their information behavior concerning hitWikipedia of the students reported using hitWikipedia for academic purposes.

    Cited by (‎30)    

  • 3scholarly journals

    Wikipedia and undergraduate research trajectories

    Todorinova, Lily. New Library World; London116.3/4 (2015): 201-212.

    ...the popular online resource hitWikipedia. hitWikipedia's popularity with
    ...reported using hitWikipedia to obtain background information about a topic for

    References (‎15)    

  • 4scholarly journals

    Toward an epistemology of Wikipedia

    Fallis, Don. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology;
    Hoboken59.10 (Aug 2008): 1662.

    ...   hitWikipedia
    ...result of having access to this information source. In other words, is hitWikipedia
    ...reliability of hitWikipedia, this article argues that the

  • 5scholarly journals

    Gender Differences in Information Behavior concerning Wikipedia,
    an Unorthodox Information Source?

    Lim, Sook; Kwon, Nahyun. Library & Information Science Research32.3 (July 2010): 212-220.

    ...examined gender differences in information behavior concerning hitWikipedia. Data
    ...male students used hitWikipedia more frequently than their female counterparts
    ...the purposes of hitWikipedia use, male students used hitWikipedia for entertainment or

    Cited by (‎13)    

  • 6scholarly journals

    An empirical examination of Wikipedia's credibility.

    Chesney, Thomas. First Monday11.11 (November 2006): np.

    ...hitWikipedia is an free, online encyclopaedia which anyone can add
    ...existing content of. The idea behind hitWikipedia is that members of the general

    Cited by (‎39)    

  • 7scholarly journals

    References that anyone can edit: review of Wikipedia citations
    in peer reviewed health science literature

    Bould, M Dylan; Hladkowicz, Emily S; Pigford, Ashlee-Ann E; Ufholz, Lee-Anne; Postonogova,
    Tatyana; et al.
    BMJ (British Medical Journal)348.7951 (March 2014): 12. al examine the prevalence of hitWikipedia citations in indexed health science
    ...hitWikipedia citations, and how hitWikipedia is being cited. The total number of

  • 8scholarly journals

    Janitors of knowledge: constructing knowledge in the everyday life of Wikipedia editors

    Sundin, Olof. Journal of Documentation; Bradford67.5 (2011): 840-862.

    ...encyclopaedia hitWikipedia has become an important source for knowledge in people's
    ...and understanding of contemporary life. hitWikipedia's popularity, supported by its

    Cited by (‎7)    References (‎48)    

  • 9scholarly journals

    Faculty perception of Wikipedia in the California State University System

    Soules, Aline. New Library World; London116.3/4 (2015): 213-226.

    ..., hitWikipedia is here to stay. Students flock
    ...but faculty views are mixed. hitWikipedia founders and staff are very clear about

  • 10scholarly journals

    Semantic relatedness measurement based on Wikipedia link co-occurrence analysis

    Ito, Masahiro; Nakayama, Kotaro; Hara, Takahiro; Nishio, Shojiro.
    International Journal of Web Information Systems; Bingley7.1 (2011): 44-61.

    ...hitWikipedia (, one of the biggest collaborative Wiki-based
    ...browser. hitWikipedia contains more than 3 million articles (July 2010, English

    Cited by (‎1)    References (‎27)    

  • 11scholarly journals

    Ranking of Wikipedia articles in search engines revisited:
    Fair ranking for reasonable quality?

    Lewandowski, Dirk; Spree, Ulrike. Journal of the American Society for
    Information Science and Technology; Hoboken62.1 (Jan 2011): 117.

    ...of hitWikipedia articles in search engines is justified by the quality of the
    ...evaluating hitWikipedia entries is developed and applied to hitWikipedia articles that
    ...overview of current research on information quality in hitWikipedia, a summary of

    Cited by (‎4)    

  • 12scholarly journals

    Citations to Wikipedia in Chemistry Journals: A Preliminary Study

    Brazzeal, Bradley. Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship 67 (October 2011).

    ...hitWikipedia has been the subject of an increasing number of
    ...hitWikipedia articles and the use of hitWikipedia by students. Little research has

  • 13scholarly journals

    Time for Libraries to Take a Fresh Look at Wikipedia

    Kyrios, Alex. Idaho Librarian63.1 (April 2013).

    ...hitWikipedia has been a fixture of the internet for years now. The site was
    ...dangers hitWikipedia's open model represents. In most cases, there's nothing
    ...January 15, 2001. Perhaps the best known aspect of hitWikipedia is its openness.

    Cited by (‎1)    

  • 14scholarly journals

    The reasons why people continue editing Wikipedia content -
    task value confirmation perspective

    Lai, Cheng-Yu; Yang, Heng-Li. Behaviour & Information Technology; London33.12 (2014): 1371.

    ..., hitWikipedia
    ...studies have examined the intentions of individuals who edit hitWikipedia content.
    ...a 'knowledge sharing' label to hitWikipedia content editors. However, in this

    Cited by (‎1)    References (‎54)    

  • 15scholarly journals

    How the structure of Wikipedia articles influences user navigation

    Lamprecht, Daniel; Lerman, Kristina; Helic, Denis; Strohmaier, Markus.
    New Review of Hypermedia & Multimedia; Abingdon23.1 (Mar 2017): 29-50.

    ...of hitWikipedia and investigate (i) free-form navigation
    ...hitWikipedia articles in terms of layout and links affects navigation behavior, we
    ...the English hitWikipedia over an entire month and (ii) goal-directed hitWikipedia

  • 16scholarly journals

    Comparison of Wikipedia and other encyclopedias for accuracy,
    breadth, and depth in historical articles

    Lucy Holman Rector. Reference Services Review; Bradford36.1 (2008): 7-22.

    ... hitWikipedia of October 12, 2007 ([52] hitWikipedia , 2007). While many ([6] Benkler, 2006;
    ...2005; [33] Lessig, 2004; [36] O'Leary, 2005) see hitWikipedia as a valuable

  • 17scholarly journals

    Cross-cultural analysis of the Wikipedia community

    Hara, Noriko; Shachaf, Pnina; Hew, Khe Foon. Journal of the American Society
    for Information Science and Technology; Hoboken61.10 (Oct 2010): 2097.

    ...on CoPs and on the hitWikipedia community often lacks cross-cultural
    ...hitWikipedia is written in languages other than English, research on hitWikipedia

    Cited by (‎12)    

  • 18scholarly journals

    Motivating and discouraging factors for Wikipedians:
    the case study of Persian Wikipedia

    Asadi, Saeid; Ghafghazi, Shadi; Jamali, Hamid R. Library Review; Bradford62.4/5 (2013): 237-252.

    ... , 2007). hitWikipedia has played a very important role in enriching web content
    ...a less known topic or even sometimes a reliable resource for citation. hitWikipedia
    ... et al. , 2009). Although the accuracy and reliability of hitWikipedia has

    References (‎52)    

  • 19scholarly journals

    A Method for Predicting Wikipedia Editors' Editing Interest: Based on a Factor Graph Model

    Zhang, Haisu; Zhang, Sheng; Wu, Zhaolin; Huang, Liwei; Ma, Yutao.
    International Journal of Web Services Research; Hershey13.3 (2016): 1.

    ...hitWikipedia editors to edit a specific hitWikipedia entry (or article) can play an

  • 20scholarly journals

    "The sum of all human knowledge":
    A systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia

    Mesgari, Mostafa; Okoli, Chitu; Mehdi, Mohamad; Nielsen, Finn Årup; Lanamäki, Arto.
    Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology; Hoboken66.2 (Feb 2015): 219.

    ...   hitWikipedia
    ...aspects of the hitWikipedia community, its processes, and its content. However,
    ...of fields inquiring about hitWikipedia and the limited synthesis of the extensive

    Cited by (‎5)    

  • 21scholarly journals

    Generational differences in the perceived credibility of online encyclopedia information

    Flanagin, Andrew J; Metzger, Miriam J. Information, Communication & Society; Abingdon14.3 (2011): 355.

    ...hitWikipedia) versus more expertly provided online encyclopedic information (i.e.
    ...Results showed that although use of hitWikipedia is common, many people
    ...truly comprehend how hitWikipedia operates in terms of information provision, and

    Cited by (‎13)    References (‎35)    

  • 22scholarly journals

    Analysis of reference sources used in drug-related Wikipedia articles *

    Koppen, Laura, PharmD; Phillips, Jennifer, PharmD, BCPS; Papageorgiou, Renee, PharmD.
    Journal of the Medical Library Association; Chicago103.3 (Jul 2015): 140-144.

    ...hitWikipedia articles and a drug information databasewere compared. Methods
    ...hitWikipedia and Lexicomp to compare reference types and to assess
    ...information to be incorporated into hitWikipedia articles. Results: hitWikipedia

    Cited by (‎1)    References (‎14)    

  • 23scholarly journals

    An Overview of Research on Wikipedia's Featured Articles

    Noc, Manca; Zumer, Maja. Knjiznica; Ljubljana56.4 (2012): 151-165. overview of relevant hitWikipedia studies, especially those concerning featured
    ...articles according to hitWikipedia's editors and should adhere both to hitWikipedia's

  • 24trade journals

    Can QR Codes Be Used to Deliver Library Services?

    Balas, Janet L. Computers in Libraries; Westport31.10 (Dec 2011): 33.

    ...hitWikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia hitWikipedia's page on the CueCat describes
    ...< Cat> QR code - hitWikipedia, the Free

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    An Overview of Research on Wikipedia's Featured Articles

    Alternate title: Pregled Raziskav o Izbranih Clankih na Wikipediji
    Noc, Manca; Zumer, Maja. Knjiznica56.4 (0, 2012): 151-165. overview of relevant hitWikipedia studies, especially those concerning featured
    ...articles according to hitWikipedia's editors and should adhere both to hitWikipedia's

  • 26scholarly journals

    Student perceptions of writing with Wikipedia in Australian higher education

    Cummings, Robert; DiLauro, Frances. First Monday; Chicago22.6 (Jun 5, 2017).

    ...benefits of teaching with hitWikipedia in higher education have
    ...outcomes. Although hitWikipedia is a global knowledge platform, many
    ...teaching with hitWikipedia have been conducted in U.S. higher education

  • 27scholarly journals

    Linking Documents to Encyclopedic Knowledge

    Csomai, Andras; Mihalcea, Rada. IEEE Intelligent Systems; Los Alamitos23.5 (Sep/Oct 2008): 34.

    ...   hitWikipedia
    ...encylopedic knowledge. hitWikipedia can serve as a resource for automatic keyword
    ...disambiguation. hitWikipedia contributors manually perform these annotations

    Cited by (‎1)    

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    Wikipedia: Librarians' Perspectives on Its Use as a Reference Source

    Snyder, Johnny. Reference & User Services Quarterly; Chicago53.2 (Winter 2013): 155-163.

    ...Web 2.0 entering the conversation. hitWikipedia is the open access, Web 2.0
    ...citizens) are only aware of the negative and high profile misuses of hitWikipedia

  • 29scholarly journals

    Reliability of Wikipedia - Enough Eyeballs and Shoulders of Giants

    Alternate title: Transliterated title not available.
    Akaniji. Yakugaku Toshokan/Pharmaceutical Library Bulletin59.3 (0, 2014): 159-163.

    ...Although hitWikipedia articles are not perfectly reliable,
    ...fixing and citing sources make hitWikipedia more reliable. When you reuse

  • 30scholarly journals

    Evaluating quality control of Wikipedia's feature articles

    Lindsey, David. First Monday15.4 (April 5, 2010): NP.

    ...of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of hitWikipedia's internal quality
    ...this end, scholars were asked to evaluate the quality and accuracy of hitWikipedia
    ...Out of the hitWikipedia articles assessed, only 12 of 22 were found to pass

  • 31scholarly journals

    21st-century Scholarship and Wikipedia

    Thomas, Amber. Ariadne 70 (November 2012).

    ...hitWikipedia, the world's fifth most-used Web site, is a good illustration of the
    ...There is a rich discourse about the way that academics relate to hitWikipedia.
    ...resources. In his article in Ariadne earlier this year, 'hitWikipedia: Reflections

  • 32scholarly journals

    One-shot Wikipedia: an edit-sprint toward information literacy

    Oliver, John Thomas. RSR: Reference Services Review; Bradford43.1 (2015): 81-97.

    ...targets can be achieved by using hitWikipedia as a tool for teaching information
    ... - In this case study, a hitWikipedia-editing activity was incorporated into 2-hour
    ...about the extent to which students completed hitWikipedia-editing tasks. Findings

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    Wikipedia(s) on the language map of the world

    Dalby, Andrew. English Today; Cambridge23.2 (Apr 2007): 8.

    ...   hitWikipedia
    ... hitWIKIPEDIA, the open-access encyclopedia, builds on the facilities offered by
    ...was wrong. Introduction hitWikipedia began in 2001. By 1

  • 2scholarly journals

    WHAD: Wikipedia historical attributes data: Historical structured data extraction
    and vandalism detection from the Wikipedia edit history

    Alfonseca, Enrique; Garrido, Guillermo; Delort, Jean-Yves; Penas, Anselmo.
    Language Resources and Evaluation47.4 (December 2013): 1163-1190.

    ...hitWikipedia history of revisions. By mining (attribute, value)
    ...history of the English hitWikipedia we are able to collect a comprehensive

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    A Genre Analysis of the Internet Encyclopedia Wikipedia

    Alternate title: Analiza gatunkowa encyklopedii internetowej Wikipedia
    Tereszkiewicz, Anna. Biuletyn Polskiego Towarzystwa Jezykoznawczego/
    Bulletin de la societe polonaise de linguistique62 (0, 2006). online encyclopedia -- hitWikipedia, whose form is completely shaped by the web.
    ...paper also includes a comparative analysis of the Polish version of hitWikipedia

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    Lexical Representation and Characterization of Sciences on Wikipedia

    Alternate title: Representation et caracterisation lexicale des sciences dans Wikipedia
    Poudat, Celine; Loiseau, Sylvain. Revue francaise de linguistique appliquee12.2 (0, 2007): 29-44.
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    Wikipedia and the transformation of scientific language

    Alternate title: Wikipedia und der Wandel der Wissenschaftssprache
    Reutner, Ursula. Romanistik in Geschichte und Gegenwart19.2 (0, 2013): 231-249.
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    Lusophony on Wikipedia in 150 topics

    Alternate title: A lusofonia na Wikipedia em 150 topicos
    Freitas, Claudia. Linguamatica4.1 (0, 2012): 9-18.
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    Exploring DBpedia and Wikipedia for Portuguese Semantic Relationship Extraction

    Alternate title: Extraccao de Relacoes Semanticas de Textos em Portugues Explorando a DBpedia e a Wikipedia
    Batista, David S; Forte, David; Silva, Rui; Martins, Bruno; Silva, Mario J. Linguamatica5.1 (July 2013): 41-57.

    ...the training examples are automatically collected from hitWikipedia, corresponding
    ...examples. Tests with a dataset from hitWikipedia validate the suitability of the

  • 8scholarly journals

    Challenges in the uptake of information based on Portuguese Wikipedia with Pagico

    Alternate title: Desafios na recolha de informacao baseada na Wikipedia portuguesa com o Pagico
    Miranda, Joao. Linguamatica4.1 (0, 2012): 61-65.
  • 9scholarly journals

    Hats off to Wikipedia: the collection of Pagico and Cartola

    Alternate title: Tirando o chape a Wikipedia: A Colecao do Pagico e o Cartola
    Simoes, Alberto; Costa, Luis; Mota, Cristina. Linguamatica4.1 (0, 2012): 19-30.
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    Relational paraphrase acquisition from Wikipedia: The WRPA method and corpus

    Vila, M; RODRAGUEZ, H; Marta, M A. Natural Language Engineering21.3 (May 2015): 355-389.

    ...paper, we present the hitWikipedia-based Relational Paraphrase Acquisition (WRPA)
    ...adequate hitWikipedia coverage, our method is independent of the language and the
    ...relational paraphrases from hitWikipedia, and the derived WRPA paraphrase corpus.

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    Feasibility Study of a Wiki Collaboration Platform for Systematic Reviews [Internet].

    Erinoff EG.

    Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2011 Sep.

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    Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.

    Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.

    Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.

    Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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    The Handbook of Salutogenesis [Internet].

    The Handbook of Salutogenesis [Internet].

    Mittelmark MB, Sagy S, Eriksson M, et al., editors.

    Cham (CH): Springer; 2017.

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    Meeting the support needs of patients with complex regional pain syndrome through innovative use of wiki technology: a mixed-methods study.

    Meeting the support needs of patients with complex regional pain syndrome through innovative use of wiki technology: a mixed-methods study.

    Gavin J, Rodham K, Coulson N, et al.

    Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2014 Jul. (Health Services and Delivery Research, No. 2.24.)

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    Challenges and Opportunities for Education About Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences.

    Challenges and Opportunities for Education About Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences.

    National Research Council (US) Committee on Education on Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences.

    Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.

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    SNP FAQ Archive [Internet].

    SNP FAQ Archive [Internet].

    Bethesda (MD): National Center for Biotechnology Information (US); 2005-.

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    Updated meta-review of evidence on support for carers.

    Updated meta-review of evidence on support for carers.

    Thomas S, Dalton J, Harden M, et al.

    Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2017 Mar. (Health Services and Delivery Research, No. 5.12.)

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    Effective Chemistry Communication in Informal Environments.

    Effective Chemistry Communication in Informal Environments.

    Committee on Communicating Chemistry in Informal Settings; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Science Education; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

    Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2016 Aug 19.

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    Endotext [Internet].

    Endotext [Internet].

    De Groot LJ, Chrousos G, Dungan K, et al., editors.

    South Dartmouth (MA):, Inc.; 2000-.

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    Minimal Modeling Approaches to Value of Information Analysis for Health Research [Internet].

    Minimal Modeling Approaches to Value of Information Analysis for Health Research [Internet].

    Meltzer DO, Hoomans T, Chung JW, et al.

    Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2011 Jun. (Methods Future Research Needs Reports, No. 6.)

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    Probe Reports from the NIH Molecular Libraries Program [Internet].

    Probe Reports from the NIH Molecular Libraries Program [Internet].

    Bethesda (MD): National Center for Biotechnology Information (US); 2010-.

    Select item 242241217.
    Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection: Assessing the Challenges—Finding Solutions, Workshop Summary.

    Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection: Assessing the Challenges—Finding Solutions, Workshop Summary.

    Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats.

    Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.

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    Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy.

    Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy.

    National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Committee on National Statistics; Panel on Improving Federal Statistics for Policy and Social Science Research Using Multiple Data Sources and State-of-the-Art Estimation Methods; Harris-Kojetin BA, Groves RM, editors.

    Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2017 Jan 12.

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    The Influence of Global Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Dynamics: Workshop Summary.

    The Influence of Global Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Dynamics: Workshop Summary.

    Forum on Microbial Threats; Board on Global Health; Institute of Medicine.

    Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2014 Sep 3.

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    Partnering with Patients to Drive Shared Decisions, Better Value, and Care Improvement: Workshop Proceedings.

    Partnering with Patients to Drive Shared Decisions, Better Value, and Care Improvement: Workshop Proceedings.

    Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care; Institute of Medicine.

    Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2014 Jul 17.


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