A 'resource review' of Wikipedia
|A 'resource review' of Wikipedia|
|Citation:||Counselling & Psychotherapy Research 6 (3): 149-150. 2006.|
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The article offers information on Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia. The articles and definitions published in Wikipedia can be edited. Articles usually start as a single sentence and they grow over time through collaborative writing and editing. A discussion page for every article is also provided for people interested in or concerned with the content of that article.
"review of wikipedia"
|Wikipedia coverage:||Main topic|
|Theories:||"The theory behind all wikis and other open-source projects is that, through a process of watching and checking by 'many eyeballs', the over-all 'product' (for want of a better word) will tend to improve -- a counter to the cliché that 'too many cooks spoil the broth' (Brandle, 2005). This melting pot of users is surely the most startling feature of Wikipedia."|
|Data source:||Wikipedia pages|
|Collected data time dimension:||Cross-sectional|
|Unit of analysis:||User|
|Wikipedia data extraction:||Live Wikipedia|
|Wikipedia page type:||Article, Article:talk, Policy|
"This, I think, just underlines Reagle's (2006) point that, despite the technological background to its development, Wikipedia is still basically concerned with 'the same old problems of humans engaged in the drama of social life'. The story continues…"
"Despite the technological background to its development, Wikipedia is still basically concerned with the same old problems of humans engaged in the drama of social life. " Reagle, 2006""