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?


  1. Samoilenko, A., & Yasseri, T. (2014). The distorted mirror of Wikipedia: a quantitative analysis of Wikipedia coverage of academics EPJ Data Science, 3 (1) DOI: 10.1140/epjds20
  2. 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

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