Hello fellow Wikipedia researchers, my book *Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of
Wikipedia* (2010, The MIT Press) is now available. While I have long anticipated its
publication, it's hard to believe the day is finally here!
In any case, I've included a brief description below and a link to the blog
announcement. There, you can leave a comment, follow the links to the book's webpage
which includes the foreword, preface, introduction, notes and bibliography; I'll also
link to reviews and interviews. Stay tuned to the blog for information about the upcoming
Feel free to forward this announcement and forgive me if I've sent a duplicate or sent
it too far afield.
Good Faith Collaboration The Culture of Wikipedia
Joseph Michael Reagle Jr.
Foreword by Lawrence Lessig
The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
Wikipedia's style of collaborative production has been lauded, lambasted,
and satirized. Despite unease over its implications for the character (and
quality) of knowledge, Wikipedia has brought us closer than ever to a
realization of the century-old pursuit of a universal encyclopedia. Good
Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia is a rich ethnographic
portrayal of Wikipedia's historical roots, collaborative culture, and much