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Wikipedia and Misunderstandings
Information Today - Medford
Subjects: Telecommunications systems & Internet communications; United States
Author: Peek, Robin
Date: May 2008
Start Page: 17
Pages: 2
Section: Focus on Publishing
Abstract (Document Summary)

Of all the Web sites in all the days of Webdom, no single site has ever touched a collective nerve in the same way that Wikipedia has. This column is about two Wikipedia stories that illustrate the dynamics of how the mere association of the site in a particular context can set off a curious chain of events. A curious controversy has been raised about open access content and Wikipedia. So while this does not preclude a researcher from significantly rewriting his or her piece so that it would be consumable by a nonprofessional, the valid question could be raised about whether Wikipedia is the best place to do so, particularly if there is not a critical mass of qualified eyeballs to oversee any changes.

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