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Wikipedia’s Sexism Toward Female Novelists

Taking women’s names off the list of American novelists makes it harder and slower for women to gain equality in the literary world.
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Data Visualization: Identifying Geographical Origins in Wikipedia Data | Data Informed

Data Visualization: Identifying Geographical Origins in Wikipedia Data | Data Informed | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Who has the strongest voice in the high-profile public forum of Wikipedia, and on which topics?
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Google Knowledge Graph Shows Outdated Search Results for Trending Topics [Study]

Google Knowledge Graph Shows Outdated Search Results for Trending Topics [Study] | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
One in five Google Knowledge Graph entries are outdated for high activity queries, when compared to their most recent corresponding Wikipedia entry. Further, half of those results lag behind by two days or more, according to a new Conductor study.
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MIT Economist: Here's How Copyright Laws Impoverish Wikipedia

MIT Economist: Here's How Copyright Laws Impoverish Wikipedia | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Using a little-known copyright rule and a trove of baseball-related trivia, an MIT economist figured out how current copyright laws specifically affect one online community.
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Wikipedia’s woman problem | Full Comment | National Post

Wikipedia’s woman problem | Full Comment | National Post | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
I’ve never been a Wikipedia editor. The community struck me as uninviting and legalistic. But now I’m reconsidering.
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Wikipedia course gets students’ research online

Wikipedia course gets students’ research online | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Internet encyclopedia sheds image as a second-rate research tool as a U of T course teaches psych students how to meet its standards...
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How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit - Technology - The Atlantic

How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught by Reddit - Technology - The Atlantic | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
The Atlantic covers breaking news, analysis, opinion around politics, business, culture, international, science, technology, national profiles on the official site of the Atlantic Magazine.
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Wikipedia Volunteer Editor Reaches 1 Million Edits

Wikipedia Volunteer Editor Reaches 1 Million Edits | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Justin Knapp, a Wikipedia volunteer editor, was recognized by the site this week for reaching his millionth edit.
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Encyclopedia Britannica vs. Wikipedia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Encyclopedia Britannica vs. Wikipedia [INFOGRAPHIC] | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
How does the Encyclopedia Britannica compare to Wikipedia in terms of scale, funding and editorial capacity. This graphic breaks it down.
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The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
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Wikipedia project raises concerns over social media in class - Technology & Science - CBC News

Wikipedia project raises concerns over social media in class - Technology & Science - CBC News | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
A recent dust-up between Wikipedia and Canada's largest university raises questions about how collaborative the popular website that bills itself as the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit truly is.
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3 Charts That Show How Wikipedia Is Running Out of Admins

3 Charts That Show How Wikipedia Is Running Out of Admins | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Very few people are being promoted into the humble, hard-working positions which make Wikipedia work.
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Wikipedia course at UQ calls for stringent fact-checking - UQ News Online - The University of Queensland

Wikipedia course at UQ calls for stringent fact-checking - UQ News Online - The University of Queensland | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Wikipedia is playing a growing role in academia at The University of Queensland, with students researching and writing high-quality articles for the online encyclopedia.
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The Wikipedia Bureaucracy - Forbes

The Wikipedia Bureaucracy - Forbes | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
Bureaucracy illustration (Photo credit: Harald Groven) This past week, the media has worked itself into a frenzy over Wikipedia's future.
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The Top 50 Sources Where Wikipedia Gets Its Facts

The Top 50 Sources Where Wikipedia Gets Its Facts | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
You didn’t think Wikipedia was all original content, did you? According to Webempires, the online encyclopedia cites and references over two mil...
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TechCrunch | Jimmy Wales, On New Editing Platform: “This Is Epically Important”

TechCrunch | Jimmy Wales, On New Editing Platform: “This Is Epically Important” | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
"This is epically important," tweeted Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, about a new simplified editing platform aimed at massively expanding the number of people who contribute to the online encyclopedia.
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Is Wikipedia Replacing Libraries? A Response to Wikipedia Redefining Research

Is Wikipedia Replacing Libraries? A Response to Wikipedia Redefining Research | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
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With the encyclopedia dying, Wikipedia is slowly gaining ground in education

With the encyclopedia dying, Wikipedia is slowly gaining ground in education | Wikipedia | Scoop.it
After 244 years of printing encyclopedias, Encyclopaedia Britannica has decided to focus all of its attention on its digital information and kill off the creation of physical books.

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