Wiki Loves Scientists is a campaign to improve the scientific content of wikipedia, by highlighting some of the worlds biggest encyclopaedia’s shortcomings, [1, 2] especially on the subject of biographies of living scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. The presentation below describes a little more of the Why?
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- Jemielniak, D., & Aibar, E. (2016) Bridging the gap between wikipedia and academia Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology DOI: 10.1002/asi.23691