Bridging the gap between academia and Wikipedia

Press Release from JISC:  Jisc and Wikimedia UK are collaborating on a project to bring the academic world and Wikipedia closer together. This will create opportunities for researchers, educators, and the general public to contribute to the world’s freely available knowledge. Jisc, the UK education charity championing the use of digital technology in education and research, is supporting […]

Is Wikipedia dangerous for academia?

An event I would have loved to have been at: Is Wikipedia the scourge of the academic world? Written and edited by thousands of volunteers with no qualifying credentials, the vast reference site is filled with inaccuracies, encourages plagiarism and debases traditional research skills, its critics claim. However, others are calling on the academy to […]

Wikipedia Entry: Keep Calm and Carry On

Who knows who edits these different Wikipedia entries. I have tried a few times to add information to this site, but I think partly because so many companies are trying to sell it, they are being super-strict. However, I am the global expert on the subject, so here’s hoping they think I have something to […]