"The sum of all human knowledge": a systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia

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"The sum of all human knowledge": a systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia
Authors: Mostafa Mesgari, Mohamad Mehdi, Chitu Okoli, Finn Årup Nielsen, Arto Lanamäki
Citation: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 66 (2): 219-245. 2015 February
Database(s): Google Scholar cites
DOI: 10.1002/asi.23172.
Link(s): http://www2.compute.dtu.dk/pubdb/views/edoc_download.php/6784/pdf/imm6784.pdf
http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/978618/1/WikiLit_Content_%2D_open_access_version.pdf
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"The sum of all human knowledge": a systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia is a systematic review of Wikipedia research.

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This systematic review was developed from the working paper The people's encyclopedia under the gaze of the sages: a systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia and deals specifically with research on the content of Wikipedia in contrast to the sister review on readership in Wikipedia in the eyes of its beholders: a systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia readers and readership.

Many of the references included in the review are annotated on the WikiLit Semantic MediaWiki wiki website:

http://wikilit.referata.com

Topics concerning content of Wikipedia includes, e.g., size of Wikipedia, reliability, comprehensiveness, and antecedents to quality.

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