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A 'resource review' of Wikipedia
Abstract The article offers information on WikipediThe 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.oncerned with the content of that article.
Added by wikilit team Added on initial load  +
Collected data time dimension Cross-sectional  +
Comments 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"
Conclusion 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…
Data source Wikipedia pages  +
Doi 10.1080/14733140600862279 +
Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22A%2B%27resource%2Breview%27%2Bof%2BWikipedia%22  +
Has author Cormac Lawler +
Has domain Information systems +
Has topic Miscellaneous topics +
Issue 3  +
Pages 149-150  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in Counselling & Psychotherapy Research +
Research design Conceptual  +
Research questions review of wikipedia
Revid 10,624  +
Theories The theory behind all wikis and other openThe 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.y the most startling feature of Wikipedia.
Theory type Analysis  +
Title A 'resource review' of Wikipedia
Unit of analysis User  +
Url http://0-www.tandfonline.com.mercury.concordia.ca/doi/abs/10.1080/14733140600862279  +
Volume 6  +
Wikipedia coverage Main topic  +
Wikipedia data extraction Live Wikipedia  +
Wikipedia language English  +
Wikipedia page type Article  + , Article:talk  + , Policy  +
Year 2006  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 13 March 2012 12:20:28  +
Categories Miscellaneous topics  + , Information systems  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:19:22  +
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