Hello everyone,

This is Issa Rice, the friend mentioned in Vipul's original email.

> who is "we" in your email?

The "we" is "Vipul and Issa".

> How and under which license will your results be published?

The final venue for the results is still undecided. The license for the results will be CC0.

Also, as suggested by Jonathan, we added this page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Wikipedia_usage_survey


On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 9:16 AM, Jonathan Morgan <jmorgan@wikimedia.org> wrote:
Hi Vipul,

I anticipate that you will have to field additional questions about who you are, the purpose of your research, your methods, and your data collection and usage practices. To anticipate these questions, I strongly suggest that you create a page for your project in our research repository: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Projects#Add_your_project


On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 2:20 AM, Andre Klapper <aklapper@wikimedia.org> wrote:
Hi Vipul,

who is "we" in your email? 
How and under which license will your results be published?


On Mon, 2016-05-30 at 22:35 -0700, Vipul Naik wrote:
> The short answer is that we ultimately want to get a better sense of
> the value of a Wikipedia pageview (one way to measure the impact of
> content creation), and one way to do this is to understand how people
> are using Wikipedia. We're working on creating Wikipedia content (and
> encouraging others to do so) and in order to identify the best
> content to create, we'd like to better understand what the metrics
> involved mean.
> Wikipedia allows relatively easy access to pageview data, and there
> are some surveys that provide demographic data. However, after
> looking around, it appeared that the kind of information our survey
> was designed to find was not available. The two surveys we found
> (that we found interesting but didn't cover the questions we were
> interested in) were https://web.archive.org/web/20130717211630/http:/
> /wikipediastudy.org/ and https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commo
> ns/8/8a/Global_South_User_Survey_2014_-_Full_Analysis_Report.pdf.
> Finally, there is just plain curiosity that makes us wonder how
> people are using Wikipedia.
> Vipul
> On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 10:26 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki@gmai
> l.com> wrote:
> > Vipul Naik, 31/05/2016 02:51:
> > > Any feedback on the survey questions would also be appreciated,
> > > on- or
> > > off-thread.
> > >
> >  
> > You should specify what the data will be used for.
> >
> > Nemo

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