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

geni geniice at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 22:04:23 UTC 2007

On 17/12/2007, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> What academic journals take encyclopaedic articles? Don't they
> generally want original research, which our articles certainly are
> not?

Review articles exist in the field of chemistry (and make a complete
mess of citation statistics since they get cited so much). An article
based on recently published papers (say last 5 years) might pass in
some areas but that is about it.

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