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Updated working paper
=== Attribution ===
* 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 [http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326 working paper]. It is currently very rough and incomplete, but should be updated by May 2012::''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 13October 23, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326''
However, before you officially publish anything where you cite the working paper, please check here and on [http://ssrn.com/abstract=2021326 SSRN] to see if we have published the final version yet, so that you can cite that.
* We have borrowed extensively from the forms, templates, semantic links, navigation structure and other presentation content from [http://wikipapers.referata.com/wiki/User:Emijrp emijrp's] [http://wikipapers.referata.com WikiPapers]. Many of the fields of the templates in WikiLit follow the convention of WikiPapers.
== 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 2011, 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.
* The wiki contains [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] pages, including publications and authors.