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The visibility of Wikipedia in scholarly publications
Abstract Publications in the Institute of ScientifiPublications in the Institute of Scientific Information’s (ISI, currently Thomson Reuters) Web of Science (WoS) and Elsevier’s Scopus databases were utilized to collect data about Wikipedia research and citations to Wikipedia. The growth of publications on Wikipedia research, the most active researchers, their associated institutions, academic fields and their geographic distribution are treated in this paper. The impact and influence of Wikipedia were identified, utilizing cited work found in (WoS) and Scopus. Additionally, leading authors, affiliated institutions, countries, academic fields, and publications that frequently cite Wikipedia are identified. frequently cite Wikipedia are identified.
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Collected data time dimension N/A  +
Conclusion Park's study did not examine or discuss inPark's study did not examine or discuss individual articles, but rather focused on reporting bibliometric measures: total numbers of studies, leading authors, their institutional affiliations, most frequent publication sources, main academic fields, and various statistics regarding the frequency that scholarly articles cite Wikipedia.cy that scholarly articles cite Wikipedia.
Data source Scholarly articles  +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22The%2Bvisibility%2Bof%2BWikipedia%2Bin%2Bscholarly%2Bpublications%22  +
Has author Taemin Kim Park +
Has domain Information science + , Library science +
Has topic Literature review +
Issue 8  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in First Monday +
Research design Literature review  +
Research questions How many times Wikipedia has been a topic How many times Wikipedia has been a topic of research in scholarly publications covered in WoS and Scopus databases? Who are the contributors most often engaged in doing research about Wikipedia? What are these authors’ institutional affiliations? Which publications have published studies on Wikipedia most often? Which academic fields are engaged in studying Wikipedia most frequently? How often Wikipedia has been cited in the scholarly publications covered in WoS and Scopus databases? Who cites Wikipedia most often? Which publications cite Wikipedia most frequently? Which academic fields cite Wikipedia most often? Authors from which institutions most frequently cite Wikipedia in their publications?ntly cite Wikipedia in their publications?
Revid 10,998  +
Theories Undetermined
Theory type Analysis  +
Title The visibility of Wikipedia in scholarly publications
Unit of analysis Scholarly article  +
Url http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/3492/3031  +
Volume 16  +
Wikipedia coverage Main topic  +
Wikipedia data extraction N/A  +
Wikipedia language Multiple  +
Wikipedia page type N/A  +
Year 2011  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:31:45  +
Categories Literature review  + , Information science  + , Library science  + , Publications with missing comments  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:31:58  +
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