Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Cycle 2/The Most Respected Source of Knowledge
||The theme descriptions have been updated as of 19 May, 2017 to clarify the themes and allow for more accurate translations.|
We will work toward ever more accurate and verifiable content. By 2030, Wikimedia projects will be seen as the most high-quality, neutral, and relevant source of knowledge. We will increase the depth of knowledge available and maintain our standards for verifiable and neutral content. We will invite experts to join us. We will help people understand how our processes make us reliable. We will show the most relevant information to people when and where they need it.
- 1 Sub-themes
- 2 Insights from movement strategy conversations and research
- 3 Other Research
- 4 Questions
This theme was formed from the content generated by individual contributors and organized groups during cycle 1 discussions. Here are the sub-themes that support this theme. See the Cycle 1 Report, plus the supplementary spreadsheet and synthesis methodology of the 1800+ thematic statements.
- Quality content
- Reliability & credibility
- Open source
Insights from movement strategy conversations and research
Insights from the Wikimedia community (from this discussion)
- Week 1 summary
- Week 2 summary
- Week 3 summary
- Week 4 summary
Insights from partners and experts
- Summary of 20 expert interviews from India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Egypt, Brazil and Mexico (2017)
- Summaries of salons, meetings, and interviews with experts and partners
Insights from user (readers and contributors) research
- Generative research in Mexico, Nigeria, and India (2016)
- Summary of Indonesia research - Initial findings
- I4OC, Initiative for Open Citations: https://i4oc.org/
- Mozilla Internet Health Report, see section on open innovation and access to cited work: https://d20x8vt12bnfa2.cloudfront.net/InternetHealthReport_v01.pdf
- "The Enclosure of Scholarly Infrastructure," Geoffrey Bilder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWPZkZ180Ho&feature=youtu.be
- "Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-Scholarly Periodicals: A checklist of criteria, introductions and definitions," Cornell University Library: http://guides.library.cornell.edu/scholarlyjournals
These are the main questions we want you to consider and debate during this discussion. Please support your arguments with research when possible.
- What impact would we have on the world if we follow this theme?
- How important is this theme relative to the other 4 themes? Why?
- Focus requires tradeoffs. If we increase our effort in this area in the next 15 years, is there anything we’re doing today that we would need to stop doing?
- What else is important to add to this theme to make it stronger?
- Who else will be working in this area and how might we partner with them?
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