Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Wikipedia

+ - Wikipedia wants more contributions from academics->

Submitted by holy_calamity
holy_calamity (872269) writes "University professors don't feel their role as intellectuals working for the public good extends to contributing to the world's largest encyclopedia, the Guardian reports. Wikimedia foundation is currently surveying academics as part of a search for ways to encourage them to pitch in alongside anonymous civilians and raise quality. The main problem seems to be the academic ego: papers, talks and grant proposals build reputation but Wikipedia edits do not."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Wikipedia wants more contributions from academics

Comments Filter:

The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them. -- Nicolaides

Working...