I talked about something like this with Liam that GLAM was trying to develop and utilize to inform it's work.
Has there been any research done into: the number of citations (e.g.
to books, journal articles, online sources, everything together) on
Wikipedia (any language, or all)? The distribution of citations over
different kinds or qualities of articles? # of uses of citation
templates? Anything like this?
I realize this is hard to count, averages are meaningless in this
context, and any number will no doubt be imprecise! But anything would
be helpful. I have vague memories of seeing some citation studies like
this but don't remember the details.
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