Just a reminder that this meeting is coming up tomorrow (don't forget to
check your local time
- *8pm UTC 27th of Feb
- *Jitsi attendance link <https://meet.jit.si/WikiJournalUserGroup>*
- *Meeting plan and agenda
Hope to see you there!
On Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 5:23 PM WikiJournal of Science contact <
Please join us for an open webinar on the present and future of the
WikiJournal User Group and its projects!
*8pm UTC 27th of Feb
*Jitsi attendance link <https://meet.jit.si/WikiJournalUserGroup>*
*Meeting plan and agenda
- 20 mins - Presentation, summary & update of the current project
- 40 minutes - Discussion, questions, ideas & feedback open to all
We look forward to seeing you there!
The WikiJournal User Group runs a set of peer reviewed academic journals
<https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/WikiJournal_User_Group> that have the
unique feature of being highly Wikipedia integrated. Papers can include
links to Wikipedia pages, figures are all uploaded to Commons, and
suitable material (or even whole articles) can be copied over to Wikipedia.
In fact, Wikipedia pages have even been submitted to the journals for peer
The concept is to couple the rigour of academic peer review with the
extreme reach of the wiki ecosystem. This improves the accuracy of the
encyclopedia and its sister projects, and rewards authors with citable,
indexed publications. Authors are treated the same whether they are
professors or students, with a focus on the article’s accuracy and
Peer reviews are public (example
75% of reviewers agree to have their identities open.
Article formats are flexible and have included:
- Broad review article that also becomes a Wikipedia page (example
- Existing Wikipedia page submitted for peer review (example
- Focused review articles that have images or text added to Wikipedia
pages (example <https://doi.org/10.15347/wjm/2017.002>)
- Technical reviews that can accompany a Wikipedia page (example
- Stand-alone research articles (example
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