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This page is a Bibliography of scientific publications and sources about wikis in general and Wikipedia in particular. Feel free to add and modify publications, if the publication is

  • scholarly or scientifically relevant (no journalistic articles)
  • dedicated to Wikis or Wikipedia (no articles that only mention Wikis)
  • cited correctly (at least with author, title, date and formatted uniformly)
  • sorted and noted meaningfully (think about where to put it and add a description or put it into the "unsorted"-section)

See also: Research for what's currently going on, #Folksonomic bibliographies for more bibliographies

Scientific publications


sorted by year and then by surname


  • Kilpatrick, Alastair M; Rahman, Farzana; Anjum, Audra; Shome, Sayane; Andalib, K M Salim; Banik, Shrabonti; Chowdhury, Sanjana F; Coombe, Peter; Astroz, Yesid Cuesta; Douglas, J Maxwell; Eranti, Pradeep; Kiran, Aleyna D; Kumar, Sachendra; Lim, Hyeri; Lorenzi, Valentina; Lubiana, Tiago; Mahmud, Sakib; Puche, Rafael; Rybarczyk, Agnieszka; Al Sium, Syed Muktadir; Twesigomwe, David; Zok, Tomasz; Orengo, Christine A; Friedberg, Iddo; Kelso, Janet F; Welch, Lonnie (24 June 2022). "Characterizing domain-specific open educational resources by linking ISCB Communities of Special Interest to Wikipedia". Bioinformatics 38 (Supplement_1): i19–i27. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btac236. 
  • Gordejeva, Jelizaveta; Zowalla, Richard; Pobiruchin, Monika; Wiesner, Martin: Readability of English, German, and Russian Disease-Related Wikipedia Pages: Automated Computational Analysis








  • Soler-Adillon, Joan and Pavlovic, Dragana and Freixa, Pere Wikipedia in higher education: Changes in perceived value through content contribution. Comunicar, 2018, vol. 26, n. 54, pp. 39-48. [Journal article (Paginated)] [online] Available at: http://eprints.rclis.org/32171/ [Accessed 18 Oct. 2019].
  • F. Brigo, S. Lattanzi, G. Giussani, L. Tassi, N. Pietrafusa, C. A. Galimberti, R. Nardone, N. L. Bragazzi, O. Mecarelli: Italian Wikipedia and epilepsy: An infodemiological study of online information-seeking behavior. In: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. [elektronische Veröffentlichung vor dem Druck] Februar 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.01.037doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.01.037, PMID 29454607.
  • F. Brigo, S. Lattanzi, N. Bragazzi, R. Nardone, M. Moccia, L. Lavorgna: Why do people search Wikipedia for information on multiple sclerosis? In: Multiple sclerosis and related disorders. [elektronische Veröffentlichung vor dem Druck] Februar 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.msard.2018.02.001doi:10.1016/j.msard.2018.02.001, PMID 29428464.
  • J. Lerner, A. Lomi: Knowledge categorization affects popularity and quality of Wikipedia articles. In: PloS one. Band 13, Nummer 1, 2018, S. e0190674, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0190674doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0190674, PMID 29293627.
  • N. Mahroum, N. L. Bragazzi, K. Sharif, V. Gianfredi, D. Nucci, R. Rosselli, F. Brigo, M. Adawi, H. Amital, A. Watad: Leveraging Google Trends, Twitter, and Wikipedia to Investigate the Impact of a Celebrity's Death From Rheumatoid Arthritis. In: Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases. [elektronische Veröffentlichung vor dem Druck] Februar 2018, DOI:10.1097/RHU.0000000000000692doi:10.1097/RHU.0000000000000692, PMID 29461342.
  • O. Modiri, D. Guha, N. M. Alotaibi, G. M. Ibrahim, N. Lipsman, A. Fallah: Readability and quality of wikipedia pages on neurosurgical topics. In: Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. Band 166, März 2018, S. 66–70, DOI:10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.01.021doi:10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.01.021, PMID 29408776.
  • P. Thomas: Canon wars: A semiotic and ethnographic study of a Wikipedia talk page debate concerning the canon of Star Wars. In: The Journal of Fandom Studies. Volume 6, Number 3, 2018, DOI:10.1386/jfs.6.3.279_1doi:10.1386/jfs.6.3.279_1.


  • Frances Di Lauro & Rebecca Johinke (2017) Employing Wikipedia for good not evil: innovative approaches to collaborative writing assessment, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 42:3, 478-491, DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2015.1127322
  • Konieczny, P. (2017). Joining the Global Village: Teaching Globalization with Wikipedia. Teaching Sociology, 45(4), 368–378. https://doi.org/10.1177/0092055X17714030
  • K. Ban, M. Perc, Z. Levnajić: Robust clustering of languages across Wikipedia growth. In: Royal Society open science. Band 4, Nummer 10, Oktober 2017, S. 171217, DOI:10.1098/rsos.171217doi:10.1098/rsos.171217, PMID 29134106.
  • J. Jirschitzka, J. Kimmerle, I. Halatchliyski, J. Hancke, D. Meurers, U. Cress: A productive clash of perspectives? The interplay between articles' and authors' perspectives and their impact on Wikipedia edits in a controversial domain. In: PloS one. Band 12, Nummer 6, 2017, S. e0178985, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0178985doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178985, PMID 28575077.
  • D. Lamprecht, K. Lerman, D. Helic, M. Strohmaier: How the structure of Wikipedia articles influences user navigation. In: The new review of hypermedia and multimedia. Band 23, Nummer 1, Januar 2017, S. 29–50, DOI:10.1080/13614568.2016.1179798doi:10.1080/13614568.2016.1179798, PMID 28670171.
  • T. S. Ledger: Introduction to anatomy on Wikipedia. In: Journal of anatomy. Band 231, Nummer 3, September 2017, S. 430–432, DOI:10.1111/joa.12640doi:10.1111/joa.12640, PMID 28703298.
  • L. A. Maggio, J. M. Willinsky, R. M. Steinberg, D. Mietchen, J. L. Wass, T. Dong: Wikipedia as a gateway to biomedical research: The relative distribution and use of citations in the English Wikipedia. In: PloS one. Band 12, Nummer 12, 2017, S. e0190046, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0190046doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0190046, PMID 29267345.
  • M. A. Mouriño-García, R. Pérez-Rodríguez, L. E. Anido-Rifón: A Bag of Concepts Approach for Biomedical Document Classification Using Wikipedia Knowledge*. Spanish-English Cross-language Case Study. In: Methods of information in medicine. Band 56, Nummer 5, Oktober 2017, S. 370–376, DOI:10.3414/ME17-01-0028doi:10.3414/ME17-01-0028, PMID 28816337.
  • A. Oeberst, I. von der Beck, M. D Back, U. Cress, S. Nestler: Biases in the production and reception of collective knowledge: the case of hindsight bias in Wikipedia. In: Psychological research. [elektronische Veröffentlichung vor dem Druck] April 2017, DOI:10.1007/s00426-017-0865-7doi:10.1007/s00426-017-0865-7, PMID 28417198.
  • R. Priedhorsky, D. Osthus, A. R. Daughton, K. R. Moran, N. Generous, G. Fairchild, A. Deshpande, S. Y. Del Valle: Measuring Global Disease with Wikipedia: Success, Failure, and a Research Agenda. In: CSCW : proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Band 2017, 2017 Feb-Mar, S. 1812–1834, DOI:10.1145/2998181.2998183doi:10.1145/2998181.2998183, PMID 28782059.
  • M. A. Scaffidi, R. Khan, C. Wang, D. Keren, C. Tsui, A. Garg, S. Brar, K. Valoo, M. Bonert, J. F. de Wolff, J. Heilman, S. C. Grover: Comparison of the Impact of Wikipedia, UpToDate, and a Digital Textbook on Short-Term Knowledge Acquisition Among Medical Students: Randomized Controlled Trial of Three Web-Based Resources. In: JMIR medical education. Band 3, Nummer 2, Oktober 2017, S. e20, DOI:10.2196/mededu.8188doi:10.2196/mededu.8188, PMID 29089291
  • L. Schmidt, J. Friedel, C. E. Adams: SEED: a tool for disseminating systematic review data into Wikipedia. In: Systematic reviews. Band 6, Nummer 1, Oktober 2017, S. 206, DOI:10.1186/s13643-017-0607-3doi:10.1186/s13643-017-0607-3, PMID 29041959.
  • S. Sciascia, M. Radin: What can Google and Wikipedia can tell us about a disease? Big Data trends analysis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. In: International journal of medical informatics. Band 107, November 2017, S. 65–69, DOI:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.09.002doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.09.002, PMID 29029693.
  • T. Shafee, D. Mietchen, A. I. Su: Academics can help shape Wikipedia. In: Science. Band 357, Nummer 6351, August 2017, S. 557–558, DOI:10.1126/science.aao0462doi:10.1126/science.aao0462, PMID 28798122.
  • M. Tsvetkova, R. García-Gavilanes, L. Floridi, T. Yasseri: Even good bots fight: The case of Wikipedia. In: PloS one. Band 12, Nummer 2, 2017, S. e0171774, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0171774doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171774, PMID 28231323
  • A. Watad, N. L. Bragazzi, F. Brigo, K. Sharif, H. Amital, D. McGonagle, Y. Shoenfeld, M. Adawi: Readability of Wikipedia Pages on Autoimmune Disorders: Systematic Quantitative Assessment. In: Journal of medical Internet research. Band 19, Nummer 7, Juli 2017, S. e260, DOI:10.2196/jmir.8225doi:10.2196/jmir.8225, PMID 28720555.
  • J. Xia, Y. Hou, Y. V. Chen, Z. C. Qian, D. S. Ebert, W. Chen: Visualizing Rank Time Series of Wikipedia Top-Viewed Pages. In: IEEE computer graphics and applications. Band 37, Nummer 2, 2017 Mar-Apr, S. 42–53, DOI:10.1109/MCG.2017.21doi:10.1109/MCG.2017.21, PMID 28320644.
  • S. Yenikent, P. Holtz, J. Kimmerle: The Impact of Topic Characteristics and Threat on Willingness to Engage with Wikipedia Articles: Insights from Laboratory Experiments. In: Frontiers in psychology. Band 8, 2017, S. 1960, DOI:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01960doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01960, PMID 29163323.


  • Yu Suzuki and Satoshi Nakamura. 2016. Assessing the Quality of Wikipedia Editors through Crowdsourcing. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web (WWW '16 Companion). International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, 1001-1006. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2872518.2891113
  • Krzysztof Gajewski, Wikipedia and the Problem of Authorship. Aaron Swartz's Hypothesis, w: Mens Sana. Rethinking the role of emotions. Proceedings of the Fourth Argumentor Conference, red. R. K. Bakó, G. Horváth, Oradea 2016, pp: 91-107.
  • Eva Gredel: Digitale Diskursanalysen: Kollaborative Konstruktion von Wissensbeständen am Beispiel der Wikipedia. In: Sylvia Jaki, Annette Sabban (Hrsg.), Wissensformate in den Medien. Berlin, Frank & Timme, S. 317-339.
  • A. M. Kilpatrick: The 5th ISCB Wikipedia Competition: Coming to a Classroom Near You? In: PLoS computational biology. Band 12, Nummer 12, Dezember 2016, S. e1005235, DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005235doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005235, PMID 28033360.
  • S. Kim, S. Park, S. A. Hale, S. Kim, J. Byun, A. H. Oh: Understanding Editing Behaviors in Multilingual Wikipedia. In: PloS one. Band 11, Nummer 5, 2016, S. e0155305, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0155305doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155305, PMID 27171158.
  • Arne Köhn, Florian Stegen and Timo Baumann (2016) "Mining the Spoken Wikipedia for Speech Data and Beyond" in _Proceedings of LREC_, Portoroz, Slovenia. URN: urn:nbn:de:gbv:18-228-7-2209.
  • D. M. Lowe, N. M. O'Boyle, R. A. Sayle: Efficient chemical-disease identification and relationship extraction using Wikipedia to improve recall. In: Database : the journal of biological databases and curation. Band 2016, 2016, S. , DOI:10.1093/database/baw039doi:10.1093/database/baw039, PMID 27060160.
  • G. Masukume, L. Kipersztok, D. Das, T. M. Shafee, M. R. Laurent, J. M. Heilman: Medical journals and Wikipedia: a global health matter. In: The Lancet. Global health. Band 4, Nummer 11, November 2016, S. e791, DOI:10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30254-6doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30254-6, PMID 27765289.
  • E. Park, T. Masupe, J. Joseph, A. Ho-Foster, A. Chavez, S. Jammalamadugu, A. Marek, R. Arumala, D. Ketshogileng, R. Littman-Quinn, C. Kovarik: Information needs of Botswana health care workers and perceptions of wikipedia. In: International journal of medical informatics. Band 95, 11 2016, S. 8–16, DOI:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.013doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.013, PMID 27697235.
  • M. K. Sharma: Wikipedia use: Risk for developing technology addiction. In: Industrial psychiatry journal. Band 25, Nummer 1, 2016 Jan-Jun, S. 107–109, DOI:10.4103/0972-6748.196054doi:10.4103/0972-6748.196054, PMID 28163416.
  • J. D. Sharpe, R. S. Hopkins, R. L. Cook, C. W. Striley: Evaluating Google, Twitter, and Wikipedia as Tools for Influenza Surveillance Using Bayesian Change Point Analysis: A Comparative Analysis. In: JMIR public health and surveillance. Band 2, Nummer 2, Oktober 2016, S. e161, DOI:10.2196/publichealth.5901doi:10.2196/publichealth.5901, PMID 27765731.
  • Thomas, Paul (2016) "Wikipedia and participatory culture: Why fans edit." In: Transformative Works and Cultures. Number 22, DOI:10.3983/twc.2016.0902doi:10.3983/twc.2016.0902.
  • Tramullas, Jesús, Piedad Garrido-Picazo y Ana I. Sánchez-Casabón (2016) "Research on Wikipedia Vandalism: a brief literature review." In: 4th Spanish Conference on Information Retrieval CERI 2016, Granada. ACM, 2016. DOI: 10.1145/2934732.2934748,
  • E. Wulczyn, R. West, L. Zia, J. Leskovec: Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendation. In: Proceedings of the.. International World-Wide Web Conference. International WWW Conference. Band 2016, April 2016, S. 975–985, PMID 27819073.
  • A. Yıldırım, S. Üsküdarlı, A. Özgür: Identifying Topics in Microblogs Using Wikipedia. In: PloS one. Band 11, Nummer 3, 2016, S. e0151885, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0151885doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151885, PMID 26991442.
  • J. Yun, S. H. Lee, H. Jeong: Intellectual interchanges in the history of the massive online open-editing encyclopedia, Wikipedia. In: Physical review. E. Band 93, Nummer 1, Januar 2016, S. 012307, DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.93.012307doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.93.012307, PMID 26871092.
  • Y. Zhang, Y. H. Lin: Writing a Wikipedia Article on Cultural Competence in Health Care. In: Medical reference services quarterly. Band 35, Nummer 2, 2016, S. 175–186, DOI:10.1080/02763869.2016.1152143doi:10.1080/02763869.2016.1152143, PMID 27054534.


  • L. Barbe, L. Merzeau et V. Schafer (dir.), Wikipédia, objet scientifique non identifié, Intelligences numériques 1, Nanterre: Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre, 2015, DOI:10.4000/books.pupo.4079doi:10.4000/books.pupo.4079.
  • Tsikerdekis, Michael. (2015). Personal communication networks and their positive effects on online collaboration and outcome quality on Wikipedia. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 67. 10.1002/asi.23429.
  • S. A. Azer, N. M. AlSwaidan, L. A. Alshwairikh, J. M. AlShammari: Accuracy and readability of cardiovascular entries on Wikipedia: are they reliable learning resources for medical students? In: BMJ open. Band 5, Nummer 10, Oktober 2015, S. e008187, DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008187doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008187, PMID 26443650.
  • S. A. Azer: Is Wikipedia a reliable learning resource for medical students? Evaluating respiratory topics. In: Advances in physiology education. Band 39, Nummer 1, März 2015, S. 5–14, DOI:10.1152/advan.00110.2014doi:10.1152/advan.00110.2014, PMID 25727464.
  • F. Brigo, R. Erro: The readability of the English Wikipedia article on Parkinson's disease. In: Neurological sciences : official journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology. Band 36, Nummer 6, Juni 2015, S. 1045–1046, DOI:10.1007/s10072-015-2077-5doi:10.1007/s10072-015-2077-5, PMID 25596713.
  • F. Brigo, W. M. Otte, S. C. Igwe, H. Ausserer, R. Nardone, F. Tezzon, E. Trinka: Information-seeking behaviour for epilepsy: an infodemiological study of searches for Wikipedia articles. In: Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape. Band 17, Nummer 4, Dezember 2015, S. 460–466, DOI:10.1684/epd.2015.0772doi:10.1684/epd.2015.0772, PMID 26575365.
  • F. Brigo, S. C. Igwe, R. Nardone, P. Lochner, F. Tezzon, W. M. Otte: Wikipedia and neurological disorders. In: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. Band 22, Nummer 7, Juli 2015, S. 1170–1172, DOI:10.1016/j.jocn.2015.02.006doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2015.02.006, PMID 25890773.
  • Borowiecki Karol J. and Navarrete Trilce (2015) "Change in Access after Digitization: Ethnographic Collections in Wikipedia" in ACEI working papers PDF
  • G. S. Chen, Y. Xiong: Wikipedia vs peer-reviewed medical literature for information about the 10 most costly medical conditions-III. In: The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Band 114, Nummer 10, Oktober 2014, S. 764–765, DOI:10.7556/jaoa.2014.148doi:10.7556/jaoa.2014.148, PMID 25288709.
  • Y. H. Eom, P. Aragón, D. Laniado, A. Kaltenbrunner, S. Vigna, D. L. Shepelyansky: Interactions of cultures and top people of Wikipedia from ranking of 24 language editions. In: PloS one. Band 10, Nummer 3, 2015, S. e0114825, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0114825doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114825, PMID 25738291.
  • P. Ertl, L. Patiny, T. Sander, C. Rufener, M. Zasso: Wikipedia Chemical Structure Explorer: substructure and similarity searching of molecules from Wikipedia. In: Journal of cheminformatics. Band 7, 2015, S. 10, DOI:10.1186/s13321-015-0061-ydoi:10.1186/s13321-015-0061-y, PMID 25815062.
  • G. Fairchild, S. Y. Del Valle, L. De Silva, A. M. Segre: Eliciting Disease Data from Wikipedia Articles. In: Proceedings of the.. International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. Band 2015, Mai 2015, S. 26–33, PMID 28721308.
  • E. Gabarron, A. Y. Lau, R. Wynn: Is There a Weekly Pattern for Health Searches on Wikipedia and Is the Pattern Unique to Health Topics? In: Journal of medical Internet research. Band 17, Nummer 12, Dezember 2015, S. e286, DOI:10.2196/jmir.5038doi:10.2196/jmir.5038, PMID 26693859.
  • Y. Gandica, J. Carvalho, F. Sampaio Dos Aidos: Wikipedia editing dynamics. In: Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics. Band 91, Nummer 1, Januar 2015, S. 012824, DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.012824doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.012824, PMID 25679673.
  • J. M. Heilman, A. G. West: Wikipedia and medicine: quantifying readership, editors, and the significance of natural language. In: Journal of medical Internet research. Band 17, Nummer 3, März 2015, S. e62, DOI:10.2196/jmir.4069doi:10.2196/jmir.4069, PMID 25739399.
  • V. G. Herbert, A. Frings, H. Rehatschek, G. Richard, A. Leithner: Wikipedia–challenges and new horizons in enhancing medical education. In: BMC medical education. Band 15, März 2015, S. 32, DOI:10.1186/s12909-015-0309-2doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0309-2, PMID 25879421.
  • K. S. Hickmann, G. Fairchild, R. Priedhorsky, N. Generous, J. M. Hyman, A. Deshpande, S. Y. Del Valle: Forecasting the 2013-2014 influenza season using Wikipedia. In: PLoS computational biology. Band 11, Nummer 5, Mai 2015, S. e1004239, DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004239doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004239, PMID 25974758.
  • Gabriele Hooffacker: Die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Wikipedia vermitteln. Wissenskonstruktion und -dekonstruktion in der Hochschuldidaktik. In: medien + erziehung (1), 2015, S. 53–58 (Abstract).
  • M. Kämpf, E. Tessenow, D. Y. Kenett, J. W. Kantelhardt: The Detection of Emerging Trends Using Wikipedia Traffic Data and Context Networks. In: PloS one. Band 10, Nummer 12, 2015, S. e0141892, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0141892doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141892, PMID 26720074.
  • Koltzenburg Claudia: Nicht-propositionales Wissen aus Literaturlektüre und Bedingungen seiner Darstellbarkeit in Wikipedia-Einträgen zu literarischen Werken (wikified version @Wikiversity), Open Access (PhD dissertation, Philosophische Fakultät, Tübingen University, Germany) (Abstract en)
  • L. Koppen, J. Phillips, R. Papageorgiou: Analysis of reference sources used in drug-related Wikipedia articles. In: Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA. Band 103, Nummer 3, Juli 2015, S. 140–144, DOI:10.3163/1536-5050.103.3.007doi:10.3163/1536-5050.103.3.007, PMID 26213506.
  • D. Lamprecht, M. Strohmaier, D. Helic, C. Nyulas, T. Tudorache, N. F. Noy, M. A. Musen: Using ontologies to model human navigation behavior in information networks: A study based on Wikipedia. In: Semantic web. Band 6, Nummer 4, 2015, S. 403–422, DOI:10.3233/SW-140143doi:10.3233/SW-140143, PMID 26568745.
  • J. Launer: Setting the facts straight on Wikipedia. In: Postgraduate medical journal. Band 91, Nummer 1077, Juli 2015, S. 413–414, DOI:10.1136/postgradmedj-2015-133574doi:10.1136/postgradmedj-2015-133574, PMID 26082559.
  • Karlik Marcin (2015): "Wikipedia 2001-2015 - czternaście lat innowacji w obszarze wolnego dostępu do wiedzy." In: A. Kołodziej-Durnas (eds.), "Reklama społeczna - między społecznymi problemami a innowacjami". University of Szczecin; Szczecin, ISBN 978-83-64277-41-2, pp. 115–130.
  • M. A. Mouriño García, R. Pérez Rodríguez, L. E. Anido Rifón: Biomedical literature classification using encyclopedic knowledge: a Wikipedia-based bag-of-concepts approach. In: PeerJ. Band 3, 2015, S. e1279, DOI:10.7717/peerj.1279doi:10.7717/peerj.1279, PMID 26468436.
  • S. J. Park, J. W. Kim, H. J. Lee, H. Park, D. Han, P. Gloor: Exploration of Online Culture Through Network Analysis of Wikipedia. In: Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking. Band 18, Nummer 11, November 2015, S. 674–681, DOI:10.1089/cyber.2014.0638doi:10.1089/cyber.2014.0638, PMID 26468763.
  • A. Pfundner, T. Schönberg, J. Horn, R. D. Boyce, M. Samwald: Utilizing the Wikidata system to improve the quality of medical content in Wikipedia in diverse languages: a pilot study. In: Journal of medical Internet research. Band 17, Nummer 5, Mai 2015, S. e110, DOI:10.2196/jmir.4163doi:10.2196/jmir.4163, PMID 25944105.
  • U. Rechenberg, C. Josten, S. Klima: [Is it possible to enhance our expert knowledge from Wikipedia?]. In: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie. Band 153, Nummer 2, April 2015, S. 171–176, DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1396207doi:10.1055/s-0034-1396207, PMID 25874396.
  • Barbara Rösch: Wie interagieren Nutzer mit Text- und Bildinformationen in einem Wikipedia-Artikel? In: Information – Wissenschaft & Praxis, Band 66, Heft 1, Februar 2015, S. 17–21, DOI:10.1515/iwp-2015-0008doi:10.1515/iwp-2015-0008.
  • D. R. Schlegel, C. Crowner, P. L. Elkin: Automatically Expanding the Synonym Set of SNOMED CT using Wikipedia. In: Studies in health technology and informatics. Band 216, 2015, S. 619–623, PMID 26262125.
  • Claudia Wagner, et al.: It's a Man's Wikipedia? Assessing Gender Inequality in an Online Encyclopedia. In: The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM2015), Oxford, Mai 2015 (arXiv:1501.06307)
  • J. A. Vilensky, J. Steenberg: Anatomy and Wikipedia. In: Clinical anatomy. Band 28, Nummer 5, Juli 2015, S. 565–567, DOI:10.1002/ca.22562doi:10.1002/ca.22562, PMID 25974249.
  • R. West, A. Paranjape, J. Leskovec: Mining Missing Hyperlinks from Human Navigation Traces: A Case Study of Wikipedia. In: Proceedings of the.. International World-Wide Web Conference. International WWW Conference. Band 2015, 2015, S. 1242–1252, PMID 26634229.
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  • Niemann, Hans-Joachim (2006), "Was alle angeht, können nur alle lösen" – Über die weltweite Anwendung des Kritischen Rationalismus in Wiki-Projekten. In: Aufklärung und Kritik, Heft 1 (2006), S. 67-93 [35].
  • Quiggin, John (2006), Blogs, wikis and creative innovation, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 9, No. 4, 481-496 [36] .
  • Rick, Jochen & Guzdial, Mark (2006). Situating CoWeb: A scholarship of application. In: International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 1(1):89–115. [37]
  • Schaffert, Sebastian: IkeWiki: A Semantic Wiki for Collaborative Knowledge Management. . In: 1st International Workshop on Semantic Technologies in Collaborative Applications STICA 06, Manchester, UK, June 2006. [38]
  • Schaffert, Sebastian; Bischof, Diana; Bürger, Tobias; Gruber, Andreas; Hilzensauer, Wolf; & Schaffert, Sandra: Learning with Semantic Wikis. In: First Workshop "SemWiki2006 - From Wiki to Semantics", co-located with the 3rd Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Budva, Montenegro, 11th - 14th June, 2006 [39]
  • Wagner, Christian, Cheung, Karen, Ip, Rachael, and Bottcher, Stefan (2006). Building Semantic Webs for e-government with Wiki technology. In: Electronic Government, 3 (1), 36-55. [40].


  • Bryant, Susan, Andrea Forte and Amy Bruckman. (2005). “Becoming Wikipedian: Transformation of participation in a collaborative online encyclopedia” Proceedings of GROUP International Conference on Supporting Group Work, 2005. pp 1.-10. [41]
  • Erpicum, Martin (2005) : d'Amour et de Neutralité : Ce(ux) qui résiste(nt). pp. 1. -95. (Sociologist at the University of Liège, Belgium, Master Thesis) [communities, collaboration, history, quality] [42]
  • Frumkin, Jeremy (2005): The Wiki and the digital library. In: OCLC Systems and Services, 21(1), pp.18-22 [Wikis, Usage, Introduction]
  • Levrel, Julien (2005): Organisation de Wikipedia et motivations des participants. Preleminary Report in two parts.
  • Köster, Jan-Paul (2005): Wiki-Collaboration in a Corporate Context - Possible Applications for Wiki Tools in the Business Environment. Master's Thesis. Passau: Universität Passau (Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik).
  • Meijssen, Gerard (2005): Wikipedia: Localization in a Free Content Community. In: LISA, June 2005 [43]
  • Miller, Nora (2005): Wikipedia and The Disappearing “Author”. In: ETC: A Review of General Semantics, 62(1), 37-40 [44] [Wikis, Wikipedia, Collaboration]
  • Sanger, Larry (2005): The Early History of Nupedia and Wikipedia: A Memoir. In: DiBona; Cooper & Stone (Eds.): Open Sources 2.0. O'Reilly (in press. preprint here) [Wikipedia, history, collaboration, quality]
  • Sauer IM, Bialek D, Efimova E, Schwartlander R, Pless G, Neuhaus P. "Blogs" and "wikis" are valuable software tools for communication within research groups. Artif Organs 29 (1): 82-3. [Blog; Wiki; Research organization; Intranet][45]
  • Schäffler, Christoph (2005): WhenWikiWorks: Erfolgskonzepte für die Erstellung einer Wiki-basierten, öffentlichen Informationsplattform am Beispiel Wikicities. (Eisenstadt, University of Applied Sciences, diploma thesis)
  • Schlieker, Christian (2005): Wissen auf wikipedia.org. Explorative Untersuchung von Wissen in kollektiven Hypertexten. (diploma thesis) [46] [Comparison, collaboration]
  • Stvilia, B., Twidale, M. B., Smith, L. C., Gasser, L. (2005). Assessing information quality of a community-based encyclopedia. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Quality - ICIQ 2005. Cambridge, MA. 442-454. [47] [Quality Measurement Model]
  • Stvilia, B., Twidale, M. B., Gasser, L., Smith, L. C. (2005). Information quality in a community-based encyclopedia. In: S. Hawamdeh (Ed.), Knowledge Management: Nurturing Culture, Innovation, and Technology - Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Knowledge Management (pp. 101-113). Charlotte, NC: World Scientific Publishing Company. [48] [Analyzes information quality problem discussions and negotiations]
  • Tonkin, Emma (2005): Making the case for a Wiki: In: Ariadne 42 [49] [Wikis]
  • Voss, Jakob (2005): Measuring Wikipedia. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics [50] [Wikipedia, Statistics]
  • Wagner, Christian; Bolloju, Narasimha (2005): Supporting Knowledge Management in Organizations with Conversational Technologies: Discussion Forums, Weblogs, and Wikis. In: Journal of Database Management, 16(2), i-viii [51] [Social Software, Knowledge Management]
  • Wagner, Christian (2005): Breaking the Knowledge Acquisition Bottleneck through Conversational Knowledge Management. In: Information Resources Management Journal [Wikis, Wikipedia, Knowledge Management] [52]


  • Michel Buffa, Peter Sander, Jean-Claude Grattarola (2004): Distant cooperative software development for research and education: three years of experience. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Aided Learning in Engineering Education (CALIE 04) [53][Wikis, collaboration, education]
  • Ebersbach, Anja & Glaser, Markus (2004): Towards Emancipatory Use of a Medium: The Wiki. In: International Journal of Information Ethics, 11 [54] [Wikis, Collaboration]
  • Emigh, William and Herring, Susan C. (2004). Collaborative Authoring on the Web: A Genre Analysis of Online Encyclopedias. Paper presented at the 39th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. « Collaboration Systems and Technology Track », Hawai. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/wiki.pdf
  • Kohl, Christian & Liebert, Wolf-Andreas (2004): Selbstorganisation der Wissenschaftsvermittlung: Quellentransparenz, Kontroversität und Qualitätssicherung in der Internet-Enzyklopädie Wikipedia. In: Fachsprache. international journal of LSP (ISSN 0256-2510), 2004, J. 26, N. 3-4, S. 133-148
  • Krowne, Aaron & Bazaz, Anil (2004): Authority Models for Collaborative Authoring. In: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. [55] [Collaboration]
  • Lih, Andrew (2004): Wikipedia as Participatory Journalism: Reliable Sources? Metrics for evaluating collaborative media as a news resource. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Online Journalism. [56] [Wikipedia, Quality]
  • Reagle, Joseph (2004): A Case of Mutual Aid: Wikipedia, Politeness, and Perspective Taking. Last retrieved April 15, 2005 from http://reagle.org/joseph/2004/agree/wikip-agree.html [Wikipedia, Collaboration]
  • Viégas, F.; Wattenberg, M. & Kushal, D. (2004): Studying Cooperation and Conflict between Authors with History Flow Visualization. In: Proceedings of the 2004 conference on Human factors in computing systems. New York: ACM [57] [Wiki, Wikipedia, Collaboration, Structure]
  • Voss, Jakob & Danowski, Patrick (2004): Bibliothek, Information und Dokumentation in der Wikipedia. In: Information: Wissenschaft und Praxis, 8, 457-462. [58] [Wikipedia, German]
  • Wagner, Christian (2004): Wiki: A Technology for Conversational Knowledge Management and Group Collaboration. In: Communications of the AIS, 13 Art. 19, 256-289 [59] [Wikis, Collaboration]


  • Aigrain, Philippe (2003): The Individual and the Collective in Open Information Communities. In: 16th BLED Electronic Commerce Conference. http://flosshub.org/108 [Wikipedia, Communities]
  • Ciffolilli, Andrea (2003): Phantom authority, self–selective recruitment and retention of members in virtual communities: The case of Wikipedia. In: First Monday, 8(12). [60] [Wikipedia, Communities]
  • Mattison, David (2003): Quickiwiki, swiki, twiki, zwiki, and the plone wars: Wiki as PIM and collaborative content tool. In: Searcher: Magazine for Database Professionals 11(4), 32 [Wikis]
  • Paquet, Sébastien (2004): A Socio-Technological Approach to Sharing Knowledge Across Disciplines. http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~paquetse/SebPaquet-PhDThesis.pdf Computer Science Ph.D. Thesis, Université de Montréal [Wikis, Scholarly Communication]
  • Thelen, T; Gruber, C:(2003): Kollaboratives Lernen mit WikiWikiWebs in: Kerres, M.; Voß, B (Hrsg.): Digitaler Campus. Vom Medienprojekt zum nachhaltigen Medieneinsatz in der Hochschule. (Reihe Medien in der Wissenschaft), Münster: Waxmann Verlag.


  • Aronsson, Lars (2002): Operation of a Large Scale, General Purpose Wiki Website: Experience from susning.nu's first nine months in service. In: Carvalho, Jão Álvaro; Hübler, Arved & Baptista, Ana Alice (Eds.): Proceedings of the International ICCC/IFIP Conference on Electronic Publishing. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Forschung, 27-37 [61] [Wikis]
  • Bergin, Joseph (2002): Teaching on the Wiki Web. In: ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 34(3) [?]
  • Moulthrop, S.; Bernstein, M. & Carton, S. (2002): Self-assembling hypertexts, weblogs, and Wikis.. In: Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Hypertext 2002, 149 [Social Software]
  • Rick, Jochen & Guzdial, Mark & Carroll, Karen & Holloway-Attaway, Lissa & Walker, Brandy (2002). Collaborative learning at low cost: CoWeb use in English composition. In: Proceedings of CSCL 2002, pages 435–442.


  • Guzdial, Mark & Rick, Jochen & Kehoe, Colleen (2001). Beyond adoption to invention: Teacher-created collaborative activities in higher education. In: The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 10(3):265–279. [62]


  • Guzdial, Mark & Rick, Jochen & Kerimbaev, Bolot (2000). Recognizing and supporting roles in CSCW. In: Proceedings ACM CSCW 2000, pages 261–268. ACM Press. [63]


  • Guzdial, Mark (1999) Teacher and Student Authoring on the Web for Shifting Agency Presented at AERA 99 Session: How can CSCL (Computer Supported Collaborative Learning) change classroom culture and patterns of interaction among participants? [64]

Other relevant publications


not peer-reviewed or not only scientific but relevant


  • Cunningham, Ward & Leuf, Bo (2001): The Wiki Way. Quick Collaboration on the Web. Addison Wesley ISBN 0-20171499-X
  • Ebersbach, Anja & Glaser, Markus & Heigl, Richard (2006): Wiki: Web Collaboration. (English) Springer ISBN 3-540-25995-3
  • Ebersbach, Anja & Glaser, Markus & Heigl, Richard (2005): WikiTools. Kooperation im Web. Springer ISBN 3-540-22939-6 [65]
  • Elia, A.(2008): Cogitamus Ergo sumus; Web 2.0 Encyclopedi@s: the case of Wikipedia. Roma: Aracne Editrice ISBN 978-88-548-1919-7
  • Jemielniak, Dariusz (2014): Common Knowledge: An Ethnography of Wikipedia Stanford: Stanford University Press ISBN 978-0-8047-8944-8
  • Mari, Alberto (2004): Web publishing con Blog e Wiki : realizzare siti dinamici con pochi clic del mouse. Apogeo ISBN 88-503-2292-
  • Möller, Erik (2004): Die heimliche Medienrevolution: Wie Weblogs, Wikis und freie Software die Welt verändern. Heise ISBN 3-936931-16-X
  • Moskaliuk, J.(Hrsg.) (2008): Konstruktion und Kommunikation von Wissen mit Wikis. Boizenburg: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch. ISBN 978-3-940317-29-2
  • Saorín, Tomás (2012): Wikipedia de la A a la W. Barcelona: Editorial UOC. ISBN 978-84-9029-012-5 (In Spanish)

Reviews and critiques in scientific publications

  • Chillingworth, Mark (2005): Wikipedia courts public input. In: Information World Review, 210, pp.24 [66]
  • Kolesar, Peter (2004): Wikipedia - encyklopedia s otvorenym obsahom pre vsetkych. (=WIKIPEDIA: an open source encyclopaedia for everybody). In: Kniznica, 5(9), pp.481
  • Coers, Rob (2004): Wikipedia: sympathiek maar ook betrouwbaar? (=The Wikipedia: a nice idea but is it reliable?). In: Bibliotheek, 16, pp.17

Papers, Blog-articles etc.

  • Bellomi F. & Bonato R. (2004): Lexical Authorities in an Encyclopedic Corpus: a Case Study with Wikipedia. Retrieved April 10, 2005 from [67] [Wikipedia, Strucure]
  • Houghton, Robert S. (2005): 123 Wiki: A Working Summary of Wiki Developments. Retrieved June 30, 2005 from [68] [Introduction, Usage, Strucure]
  • Wagner, Christian (2005):On the Impending Demise of Slashdot or Why the Wikipedia Model (Wiki Way) Beats the Slashdot Model. Short article presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, workshop on persistant conversations, January 2005 [69] [Wikipedia, Wiki, Weblog]
  • Juan Freire (2005): Análisis de la experiencia de adaptación al Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior. [70] (pdf) and [71] [Learning, Wiki]



Sources where to find more information and data





Other bibliographies


Folksonomic bibliographies


Other Wiki pages within the Wikimedia chaos




Put new publications here

  • Winkler, Stefan (2003). Selbstorganisation der Kommunikation Wissenschaft - Öffentlichkeit im virtuellen Raum, Koblenz, Forschungsstelle Wissenstransfer. http://lenz.uni-koblenz.de/Publications/Winkler.pdf
  • John M, Melster R (2004): Knowledge networks - Managing collaborative knowledge spaces. In: LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE 3096: 165-171
  • Chun, AHW (2004): The Agile Teaching/Learning Methodology and its e-learning platform. In: LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE 3143: 11-18
  • Krause, J. (2004): A Wiki-wiki way to work. In: ABA JOURNAL 90: 61-61 DEC 2004
  • Ebersbach, A, Glaser, M (2004): Towards Emancipatory Use of a Medium: The Wiki. In: International Journal of Information Ethics 2/2004. http://container.zkm.de/ijie/ijie/no002/ijie_002_09_ebersbach.pdf
  • Burrow A.L. (2004): Negotiating access within wiki: A system to construct and maintain a taxonomy of access rules. In: Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Hypertext, pp.77-86.
  • [72]
  • Philippe Aigrain:The Individual and the Collective in Open Information Communities, extended abstract of invited talk at the 16th BLED Electronic Commerce Conference, 9-11 June 2003; [73]
  • Lowe, J.W.: Other People's Data and Wiki Web Sites. In: GeoSpatial Solutions 13 (6) , 42-47, 2003
  • Puls, Christoph; Bongulielmi, Luca & Henseler, Patrick: Leitfaden für den Aufbau einer unternehmensinternen Wissensbasis mit Hilfe von Wiki. ETH, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Zentrum für Produktentwicklung, 2002. http://e-collection.ethbib.ethz.ch/show?type=bericht&nr=217
  • Bairstow, J.: 2003 Is there a 'wiki' in your future?. In: Laser Focus World 39 (7) , 140
  • Ueli Preisig: Kooperative Wissensgenerierung in virtuellen Gemeinschaften zur Befriedigung von komplexen Informationsbedürfnissen am Beispiel Tourismus, Diplomarbeit Institut für Informatik, Universität Zürich. [74]
  • Schwall, Johannes : The wiki phenomenon (zu einem Seminar von Joachim Frenk)
  • Zhu, H.: Some Issues of Role-Based Collaboration. In: Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003
  • Mitch, L. (2003). The People’s Encyclopedia. Science, 301(5), 1299. [75]
  • Emma Tonkin (30. Januar 2005): Making the Case for a Wiki. In: Ariadne 42
  • Münzberg, Marko (2004): Erfolgsfaktoren und Hemmnisse bei der Nutzung der innovativen Technologie Wiki für das Wissensmanagement in Klein- und Mittelunternehmen (=Success factors and impediments in the use of the innovative technology Wiki for knowledge management in small and mid-sized companies). Unveröffentlichte Masterarbeit, FB Wirtschaft, FH Brandenburg
Die Arbeit stellt die Frage, inwiefern die Informationssystem-Technologie Wiki geeignet ist, das Wissensmanagement von Klein- und Mittelunternehmen (KMU) effizient zu unterstützen. Hierzu wird u.a. eine Unternehmensbefragung durchgeführt, während die Analyse Erfolgsfaktoren und Hemmnisse beim Einsatz von Wikis herausarbeitet. Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Werner Beuschel

Serious Journalism about Wikipedia

  • Berinstein, Paula. Wikipedia and Britannica: The Kid’s All Right (And So’s the Old Man).

In: Searcher: The Magazine for Database Professionals 14(3), March 2006.[76] [Wikipedia, history, Wales, Sanger, Encyclopedia Britannica]

  • Krowne, Aaron. The FUD-based Encyclopedia: Dismantling fear, uncertainty, and doubt, aimed at Wikipedia and other free knowledge resources. In: Free Software Magazine, Word world. 2005-01-03. [77]
  • McHenry, Robert. The Faith-Based Encyclopedia. In: Tech Central Station, November 15, 2004. [78]
  • Poe, Marshall. "The Hive." In: The Atlantic Monthly, September, 2006. [79]
  • Sanger, Larry. Why Wikipedia Must Jettison its Anti-Elitism. Kuro5hin.org, Dec 31 2004. [80]
  • Sanger, Larry. The Early History of Nupedia and Wikipedia: A Memoir. [81]
  • Vara, Vauhini (2005): From Wikipedia's Creator, a New Site for Anyone, Anything. In: Wall Street Journal (ISSN 0099-9660), 245 (2005) 60 , S. B1 [82] [Wikipedia, history, Wikicities, Wales, administration, economy, Wikia]
  • Levack, Kinley (2003): If Two Heads Are Better than One, Try 7,000 with Wikipedia. In: EContent (ISSN 1525-2531), 26 (2003) 4 , S. 12 [83] [Wikis, Wikipedia, Sanger, Wales, GFDL, history]

Free/Open Source Research, Collaborative Writing, Social Software Research...

This is a list of published scientific papers and theses only. Please include an English translation of the title and a summary, if possible.

  • Eric Scharff's PhD-thesis contains a study on using Swiki for creating course-material. [Chapter 8, I think] "Open Source Software: A Conceptual Framework for Collaborative Artifact and Knowledge Construction" http://www.esig.ucar.edu/scharff/thesis.html
  • Baumgartner, Peter & Kalz, Marco (2004): Content Management Systeme aus bildungstechnologischer Sicht.In: Baumgartner, Peter; Häfele, Hartmut & Maier-Häfele, Kornelia: Content Management Systeme in e-Education. Auswahl, Potenziale und Einsatzmöglichkeiten. Studienverlag, Innsbruck PDF-Version [CMS in Education, Wikis in Education]
  • Beyerlein, Ingo: Raus aus dem Text… rein in den Kopf! - Die Analyse der kognitiven Struktur von Spickzetteln, deren Auswirkung auf die Erinnerungsleistung und daraus resultierende Implikationen für die Entwicklung eines Mapping- und Lernsoftware-Systems. Diplomarbeit 2004, Otto-Friedrich Universität Bamberg, Lehrstuhl für Pädagogische Psychologie, Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Detlef Berg
(From the page into the head - the analysis of the cognitive structures of crib sheets, their effects on remembering and the implications of this for a mapping and learning software system.)
In der Arbeit werden zunächst ökonomische und politische Brisanz und Bedeutung der Themen "Wissen" und "Bildung" diskutiert. Es folgen Überlegungen, Thesen und Denkansätze, die das Augenmerk auf die Rolle von Experten, die Probleme beim schulischen und universitären Lernen und Lehren und die Möglichkeiten von Computer und Internet lenken. Das Potential von Letzterem wird vor allem anhand der nline-Enzyklopädie „Wikipedia“ erörtert. So genannte "Wikis" (= Internet-Texte, die von jedermann online editiert und erweitert werden können) eröffnen die Möglichkeit, dass viele Personen autonom – d.h. ohne die Notwendigkeit zentraler Organisation – eine kontinuierlich wachsende Wissensbasis erschaffen können. Die riesige Zahl an Artikeln und die steigende Bekanntheit und Beliebtheit bei den Nutzern zeigt, dass das Konzept funktioniert. Allerdings zeigt eine genauere Analyse, dass es von einer Enzyklopädie bis zu einer "idealen" virtuellen Lernumgebung noch ein großer Schritt ist. -- gekürzt aus der Zusammenfassung der Autor



Works in the Wiki Research Bibliography are ordered in the following categories. The categories are not hierarchical classes but shown here as a tree to get a better overview.

  • Content : Studies focused on the content of a Wiki
    • Quality : Quality issues, critics, management etc.
    • Semantics & KO : Semantic Wikis and Knowledge Organization in a Wiki
  • Users : General aspects of users and usage of Wikis and Wikipedia
    • Roles : User roles in a Wiki/Wikipedia
    • Authorship : Authorship in Wikis and Wikipedia
    • User Interaction : Research focused on the interaction of users in a Wiki (discussion etc.)
  • Impact : The impact of Wikis/Wikipedia on society, publishing etc.
    • Knowledge Management : Use of Wikis and Wikipedia for knowledge management, for instance in corporations
    • Teaching & Learning : Use of Wikis and Wikipedia for Teaching and Learning
    • Usability : Usability of Wikis/Wikipedia
    • Usage as Corpus : Usage of Wikipedia or other Wikis as a corpus for different research, for instance search engines, machine translation etc.
    • Ethics : Ethical aspects
  • Software : Technical aspects
  • History : History of Wikis and Wikipedia
  • Relatives : Not about Wikis but also relevant (similar systems, ancestors...)
  • General : unsorted
  • Wikipedia : general works about Wikipedia, unsorted