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= WikiLit: A literature review of scholarly research on Wikipedia =
This is the project website for WikiLit, a comprehensive literature review of scholarly research on Wikipedia.
 
Unlike permanent sites like [http://acawiki.org AcaWiki] (which compiles summaries of scholarly studies of all subjects) and [http://wikipapers.referata.com WikiPapers] (which compiles bibliographic and other details of scholarly research on wikis), this site is a temporary project site for a literature review of a narrow subset of studies: those that focus on Wikipedia. Our goal is to host our extracted literature review data here while we are in the final stages of the review, complete and clean it up, and then when completed, eventually export it all to long-term sites like AcaWiki and WikiPapers and anyone else that wants it.
== Authors ==
* [[Chitu Okoli]] ([[user:Chituokol1Ochado|Chituochado]])* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Moudy83 Mohamad Mehdi]
* [http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/graduate-programs/phd-program/phd-students/1911-mostafa-mesgari Mostafa Mesgari]
* [[Finn Årup Nielsen]] ([[user:fnielsen|fnielsen]])
* [[Arto Lanamäki]]
* [[Weiwei Zhang]]
Please contact us at wikilit - at - okoli.org.
== License and attribution: How to distribute or re-use this data Dataset ===== Site license Pivot tables and charts ===* Abstracts are the property of their respective copyright holders.* The rest of the wiki content is dual-licensed under the [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) 3.0 license] and under the [http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/summary/ Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)], unless stated otherwise. "Dual license" means you can choose Feel free to use either one of the two licenses.=== Attribution ===* To attribute your use of play around with this pivot data in accordance with the [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ CC-BY-SA] and [http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/summary/ ODbL] licenses, please cite our [http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326 working paper]. It is currently very rough and incomplete, but should be updated by May 2012::; you can''Okoli, Chitu, Mehdi, Mohamad, Mesgari, Mostafa, Nielsen, Finn Årup and Lanamäki, Arto, [http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326 "The people's encyclopedia under the gaze of the sages: a systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia"] (March 13, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326''However, before you officially publish t break anything where since whatever you cite the working paper, please check here and on [http://ssrnchange only affects your own viewing session.com/abstract=2021326 SSRN] If you want to see if we have published restart with the final version yetdefault settings, so that you can cite thatthen just refresh the web browser page.* We have borrowed extensively from the forms, templates, semantic links, navigation structure and other presentation content from a [http://wikipapers.referata.com/wiki/User:Emijrp emijrp's] [http://wikipapers.referata.com WikiPapersPivot tables|separate page with detailed instructions]] on manipulating this pivot data. Many of the fields of the template in WikiLit follows the convention of WikiPapers.
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=== Lists ===
Initial 5 articles:
{{#ask: [[Category:Publications]]
| ?has author = Author(s)
| ?year
| ?published in
| ?has topic = Topic(s)
| ?has domain = Domain(s)
| limit= 5
}}
 
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| ?number of publications
| charttitle = Number of publications per year
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{{#ask: [[Category:Years]] | ?number of publications | format=csv }}
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== Key details about this literature review ==
* We describe the methodology in detail in a [http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326 working paper]; it is currently very rough and incomplete, but should be updated by May 2012.
* We include '''only research about [http://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia]''', not about any other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki wiki] or any other [http://www.wikimedia.org/ Wikimedia Foundation project].
* We focused mainly on peer-reviewed journal articles (over 300340) and PhD dissertations (over 2530), and have systematically sought to include these. It is a huge project, and we had to draw a limit to what we would mainly focus on.* We have identified over 1,500 conference papers which we [[List of conference papers|list with their abstracts]]. However, in our detailed analysis we have included only 70 100 or so of the most highly-cited conference papers. Because of our limited time and resources, unfortunately we were unable to analyze more than that in detail. However, we can certainly do detailed analysis of any important conference papers that we left out--please add them or point them outto us!* We do not include any items published after June July 2011or afterwards, after which the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Newsletter Wikimedia Research Newsletter] was formally inaugurated; we're letting them pick up from where we stop.* We have submitted a The wiki contains [http[Special://wikimania2012.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Wikilit:_Ten_years_of_Wikipedia_research presentation proposal for Wikimania 2012Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] pages, including publications and authors.* For downloading and querying the data, see [[WikiLit:Export]]
== How to use this site ==
<br/>* '''Search for keywords, articles or researchers [http://wikilit.referata.com/w/index.php?title=[Special%3ASearch&search=&fulltext=:Search |using the search box]] on any page.'''
* [[:Special:BrowseData|'''Browse the dataset''' by various categories]]
 
== Request for help ==
* Please [[List of articles to add|point out any peer-reviewed journal articles or PhD dissertations we have missed]] that were published before July 2011; we will certainly add these.
* Please [[List of articles to add|point out any other scholarly studies]] (especially conference articles and significant non-peer-reviewed work) that you feel should definitely be analyzed in detail. Although we have [[List of conference papers|listed 1,500 conference papers]], our limited time and resources only permits us to analyze a fraction of them in detail. So, please help us highlight the most important ones that we have not analyzed in detail, with a brief explanation of why they are particularly important.
* Please [[Main_Page#How_can_I_create_a_new_page.3FHow can I edit the pages about existing articles and researchers?|add any scholarly studies about Wikipedia that we have left out]]! Our restrictions in what we include are purely pragmatic due to time and resource limitations. If you want to add anything that we say that we don't have the time to do ourselves, [[Main_Page#How_can_I_create_a_new_page.3FHow can I edit the pages about existing articles and researchers?|please feel free to do so]]! Please add your own research and those of others that you know well. However, if you add a new article, please be sure to '''[[Main_Page#How_can_I_edit_the_pages_about_existing_articles_and_researchers.3FHow can I edit the pages about existing articles and researchers?|fill all input fields]]''', since we will generally need complete data for our final analysis.
* Please add scholarly studies published in languages other than English! Because of our resource restrictions, we could only search for and include studies in English. However, we very much welcome inclusion of the excellent work done in other languages. There is no need to translate the free-text article information, but please use the English data fields to enable comparability of the data.
* Please suggest any data analysis or visualizations you would like to see as we synthesize and present the data.
For adding new content to WikiLit, you can use the following forms:
* [[Form:Publication]]: journal articles, conference papers, theses, etc.
* [[Form:Researcher]]: researchers. Note that if you add a publication and list the authors, the new pages for the researchers will automatically be created if they do not already exist.
== Lists License and attribution: How to distribute or re-use this data ==Initial 5 === Site license ===* Abstracts are the property of their respective copyright holders. They are included here under fair dealing or fair use copyright provisions, as are direct quotations from the articles:.{{#ask: [* The rest of the wiki content is dual-licensed under the [Categoryhttp:Publications]] | ?has author = Author//creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike (sCC-BY-SA) | ?year | ?published in | ?has topic = Topic3.0 license] and under the [http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/summary/ Open Data Commons Open Database License (sODbL) | ?has domain = Domain(s) | limit= 5}}], unless stated otherwise. "Dual license" means you can choose to use either one of the two licenses.
== Statistics = Attribution ==={{#ask* To attribute your use of this data in accordance with the [http: //creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ CC-BY-SA] and [http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/summary/ ODbL] licenses, please cite our [Categoryhttp:Years//ssrn.com/abstract=2021326 working paper]] : | ?number of publications | charttitle :''Okoli, Chitu, Mehdi, Mohamad, Mesgari, Mostafa, Nielsen, Finn Årup and Lanamäki, Arto, [http://ssrn.com/abstract= Number 2021326 "The people's encyclopedia under the gaze of publications per year | formatthe sages: a systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia"] (October 23, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract= jqplotbar2021326'' | pointlabels However, before you officially publish anything where you cite the working paper, please check here and on [http://ssrn.com/abstract= yes2021326 SSRN] to see if we have published the final version yet, so that you can cite that. | min = 0 | width=50%}}{{#ask: * We have borrowed extensively from the forms, templates, semantic links, navigation structure and other presentation content from [[Categoryhttp:Years//wikipapers.referata.com/wiki/User:Emijrp emijrp's]] | ?number of publications | format=csv }} <!-- {{#ask: [[Categoryhttp:Publications//wikipapers.referata.com WikiPapers]] | ?year | charttitle = Number . Many of publications per year | format = jqplotbar | distribution = yes | distributionsort = yes}} -->the fields of the templates in WikiLit follow the convention of WikiPapers.