Wikipedia@20

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This is a public status page for the Wikipedia @ 20 project, a collection of essays about insights learned during Wikipedia's two decades; it is developed with MIT Press on the PubPub platform. You can watch this page or discuss on the discussion page.

- Jackie Koerner & Joseph Reagle

Status[edit]

Most of the ~30 submissions are in, some are in the works. We chose not to wait until all essays were submitted before beginning feedback and revision on pieces that were available. This should allow us to accommodate contributors, public feedback, and the publishing schedule.

  • 2019-06-07: most contributors agreed to a June 7 milestone
    • 24 are on PubPub (also below)
    • 8 are forthcoming
      • Kelly Doyle; Mako Hill; Andrew Lih; Katherine Maher; Iolanda Pensa; Anasuya Sengupta, Siko Bouterse, & Adele Vrana; Aaron Shaw; Jina Valentine & Heather Hart;
  • 2019-06-19: Announcement of PubPub and public feedback
  • 2019-07-19: Public review complete; revisions start
  • 2019-08-30: Contributor revisions due (HARD deadline)
    • At this point, the essays are out of the hands of contributors, unless consulted by an editor.
    • The introduction and revised contributions will go out to anonymous reviewers who will give feedback on the overall project and merits of each revised essay.
    • The editors will confirm selections, make any last minute adjustments, and submit for production.
    • During production, the editors will have an opportunity to review copy-edits.

Ongoing work[edit]

This lists essays undergoing work and those in need of feedback from other contributors. Please give a few folks feedback, especially if they don't have any yet, and invite others to do so as well.

(Editors are not listed as they will review all essays, sometimes visibly, sometimes in private, and sometimes collectively.)

Name Title Reviewed by
Amy Carleton, Rebecca Thorndike-Breeze, Cecelia A. Musselman NEW! Three links: Be bold, assume good faith, and there are no firm rules
Phoebe Ayers Wikipedia and Libraries Rebecca Thorndike-Breeze
Omer Benjakob & Stephen Harrison From Anarchy to Wikiality, Glaring Bias to Good Cop: Press Coverage of Wikipedia's First Two Decades Stephane Coillet-Matillon, Jake Orlowitz
Yochai Benkler From Utopia to Practice and Back Jake Orlowitz, Denny Vrandečić
William Beutler Paid With Interest: COI Editing and its Discontents Stephane Coillet-Matillon
Stephane Collet-Matillon No Internet, no Problem
Robert Cummings (talk) The First Twenty Years of Teaching with Wikipedia: From Faculty Enemy to Faculty Enabler Jake Orlowitz
Siân Evans, Melissa Tamani, Michael Mandiberg, & Jacqueline Mabey What We Talk About When We Talk About Community Jake Orlowitz
Robert Fernandez Team Encarta and the Limits of Volunteerism Jake Orlowitz
Heather Ford NEW! Rise of the underdog
Peter Forsyth Trusting Everybody to Work Together (undergoing revision; hold feedback)
Dariusz Jemielniak Wikipedia As A Role-Playing Game, Or Why Some Academics Do Not Like Wikipedia Denny Vrandečić
Brian Keegan An Encyclopedia with Breaking News Jake Orlowitz, Stephane Coillet-Matillon, Heather Ford
Jackie Koerner The Problem with Humans Writing an Encyclopedia Denny Vrandečić
Alexandria Lockett NEW! Why do I have Authority to Edit the Page? The Politics of User Agency and Participation on Wikipedia.
Jake Orlowitz How Wikipedia Drove Professors Crazy, Made Me Sane, and Almost Saved the Internet Heather Ford
Ian A. Ramjohn and LiAnna Davis Equity, policy, and newcomers: Five journeys from Wiki Education
Joseph Reagle The many (reported) deaths of Wikipedia LiAnna Davis, Jake Orlowitz, Ian Ramjohn, Denny Vrandečić
Marc Miquel Ribé The Sum of Human Knowledge? Not in One Wikipedia Language Edition Stephane Coillet-Matillon, Jake Orlowitz, Denny Vrandečić
Marta Severo Can Wikipedia serve as a citizen science tool? Building knowledge between amateurs and institutions Jake Orlowitz
Matthew Vetter Possible Enlightenments: Wikipedia's Encyclopedic Promise and Epistemological Failure Stephane Coillet-Matillon
Denny Vrandečić Collaborating on the sum of all knowledge across languages Jake Orlowitz
Lydia Pintscher NEW! Wikidata - Wikipedia's not so little sister is finding its own way Denny Vrandečić
Rachel Wexelbaum Edit Loud, Edit Proud: LGBTIQ+ Wikimedians and Global Information Activism

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