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Wikipedia A New Community of Practice?

Author: Dan O'Sullivan
Publisher: London Taylor and Francis 2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan O'Sullivan
ISBN: 9781134766314 1134766319 9780754674337 0754674339
OCLC Number: 1025311586
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (179 Seiten)
Contents: Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I Groups in History: Group theory; The Library of Alexandria; The Royal Society; The republic of letters; The making of the Oxford English Dictionary; The Left Book Club. Part II Wikipedia: Social sites; Wikipedia: aims; Wikipedia: the community; Wikipedia: structure; Wikipedia: transaction costs; Wikipedia and the public; Wikipedia and the nature of knowledge. Part III Using Wikipedia: Browsing Wikipedia; Assessing Wikipedia; Contributing to Wikipedia; Conclusion; Index.


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'... an excellent historical context for this huge knowledge production project, the Wikipedia.' Online Information Review, Vol 34, no 2, 2010 'I enjoyed this book immensely: it will sit on my shelf Read more...

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