[Foundation-l] Fwd: for an academic endorsement of wikipedia articles?

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Mon Dec 17 21:40:55 UTC 2007

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Pascal Belouin <pbelouin at hotmail.com>
> Date: Dec 17, 2007 4:54 PM
> Subject: for an academic endorsement of wikipedia articles?
> To: foundation-l-owner at lists.wikimedia.org
> Hello,
> I was thinking about the fact that wikipedia was
> still a tricky subject regarding its use for referencing in the academic
> world. I was wondering if it would not be possible to obtain from
> official academic bodies a sort of endorsement that would qualify a
> wikipedia article for "official" academic referencing?
> Regards,
>  Pascal Belouin
> www.belouin.com

Perhaps we could submit a few of the better articles to academic journals.
And see how that goes. I'm sure we would learn a lot just from trying.


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