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Livre : Wikipédia : découvrir, utiliser, contribuer - [ ] En quelques années, Wikipédia est devenue un outil incontournable sur Internet.

Livre : Wikipédia : découvrir, utiliser, contribuer - [ ]

Le 08 janvier 2008, un nouvel ouvrage « Wikipédia découvrir, utiliser, contribuer » sera disponible en librairie et sur internet. Ce livre vous guide dans la découverte de cette gigantesque fourmilière et vous explique comment utiliser efficacement son contenu. Il vous incite ensuite à devenir acteur et à participer à la rédaction de l’encyclopédie, quels que soient votre âge et vos domaines de compétences. Ce livre s’adresse à un large public. Sa simplicité d’utilisation le rend accessible dès le collège. Cet ouvrage est le premier guide de Wikipédia en français écrits par des participants actifs, impliqués dans la communauté de Wikipédia. Fiche sur le livre aux les éditions PUG Pour acheter le livre sur Amazon Fiche technique :Wikipédia découvrir, utiliser, contribuer Guillaume Paumier et Florence Devouard Presses universitaires de Grenoble BP 47 – 38040 Grenoble cedex 9

Infographic on The State of Wikipedia. Wikimania. Wikimania is an annual international conference for users of the Wikimedia Foundation's wiki projects (such as Wikipedia and its sister projects).


Topics of presentations and discussions include Wikimedia Foundation projects, other wikis, open-source software, free knowledge and free content, and social and technical aspects related to these topics. Overview[edit] Map showing the location of Wikimania conferences, with continents shaded according to the number of conferences hosted there (darker = more conferences) History[edit] Wikimania 2005[edit] Global Voices Panel at the 2005 conference. The first Wikimania conference was held in the Haus der Jugend at Frankfurt, Germany, August 4–8, 2005. The week of the conference included four "Hacking Days", August 1–4, when some 25 developers gathered to work on code and discuss the technical aspects of MediaWiki and of running the Wikimedia projects. Wikimania 2006[edit] Community of Wikipedia. The Wikipedia community is the community of contributors to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

Community of Wikipedia

Individual contributors are known as "Wikipedians". The overwhelming majority of Wikipedians are volunteers. With the increased maturity and visibility of Wikipedia other categories of Wikipedians emerged, such as Wikipedian in Residence and students with assignments related to editing Wikipedia. A significant controversy was stirred with paid contributors from the Wiki-PR agency to Wikipedia, which even prompted an intervention from the Wikimedia Foundation.[1] Size[edit]

Policies and guidelines. Wikipedia policies and guidelines are developed by the community to describe best practice, clarify principles, resolve conflicts, and otherwise further our goal of creating a free, reliable encyclopedia.

Policies and guidelines

There is no need to read any policy or guideline pages to start editing. The five pillars is a popular summary of the most pertinent principles. Although Wikipedia does not employ hard-and-fast rules, Wikipedia policy and guideline pages describe its principles and best-known practices. Policies explain and describe standards that all users should normally follow, while guidelines are meant to outline best practices for following those standards in specific contexts. 136 Creepy Wikipedia Articles. Top 500 websites (domains) by number of links from Wikipedia. Is Wikipedia morbid? Wikirage: What's hot now on wikipedia.

Wikipedia Top 50. Motivation With such a comprehensive collection of articles, there are few topics for which Wikipedia has no information.

Wikipedia Top 50

In response, search engines are increasingly featuring Wikipedia in their search results. This is causing people to surf onto Wikipedia not only for informational purposes, but also entertainment and news. This unique effect allows Wikipedia to be used like the internet's "pulse. " By examining Wikipedia's most visited articles, one can see what topics the internet population is interested in. List of articles all languages should have. There are a lot of Wikipedias.

List of articles all languages should have

Some of them are very big, and some are very small. They all need certain basic articles. They can even just be stubs. Mapping Controversy in Wikipedia. SearchCrystal - Wikipedia Edit Wars. Vital articles. Vital articles Vital articles is a list of subjects for which Wikipedia should have corresponding high-quality articles.

Vital articles

It serves as a centralized watchlist to track the status of Wikipedia's most important articles. There are approximately one thousand articles on this page, which form Level 3 of the Vital articles list and include all subjects on the Level 2 (and Level 1) list, which are marked in bold. Recent Changes Map. Live 24h - Articles - Wikiscan statistiques sur wikipédia. Strategic Planning.

A year’s worth of Wikipedia research. Twelve years after its launch, Wikipedia continues to attract a large amount of attention from scholarly research trying to understand what made this one of the most remarkable collaborative efforts in history and what makes it work.

A year’s worth of Wikipedia research

Researchers have called Wikipedia “our Everest” (because of its complexity and cultural importance) or “the Drosophila (fruit fly) of social software” (because the project’s transparency and freely available data make it accessible and popular as a research subject). In 2011, we launched a monthly Wikimedia Research Newsletter with the aim of covering recent academic research about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. Published jointly by the Wikimedia Research Committee and the Signpost (the English Wikipedia’s community-edited newspaper), it has established itself as a comprehensive outlet enabling both researchers and Wikipedians to stay on top of current research, aiming to facilitate exchange between these two communities. or closed access. Is Wikipedia's front page for sale? As the sixth-most visited website globally, Wikipedia is a hot piece of digital real estate.

Is Wikipedia's front page for sale?

The online encyclopedia is currently struggling to address the rise of publicists and marketing agents who turn a profit by generating articles on behalf of their clients. How To Make Your Own Books From Wikipedia. The Wikimedia Foundation home page says – Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.

How To Make Your Own Books From Wikipedia

With nearly 3 million articles in the English version alone Wikipedia along with its sister wikis is an Alibaba’s treasure trove of information. Now, Wikipedia gives us a chance to take this information and use it as one of the oldest forms we have known ““ the humble book. It is just the Wikimedia Foundation’s attempt to make “˜human knowledge’ accessible to everyone”¦online and now also offline.

It started off with the German Wikipedia last year and now since February 26th it has moved onto the English version too. To capsulize the process, users can collate the article pages of their choice and create a book from this existing material through a simple link available in Wikipedia. One essential caveat is that a user has to create an account and log-on to access the book features. Logging In / Create Account The Create A Book Menu.

H.G. Wells, Wikipedia and the World Brain Matrix. By Zen Gardner While H.G. Wells has been popularized to today’s generations as a profoundly prophetic science fiction writer, he was known in his day as a very busy boy getting the New World in Order…literally. An outspoken proponent of everything global, Wells pushed a consistent theme of a global community and held a deep disdain for common humanity, a typical elitist eugenicist trait which he also championed. Why was he so spot on with his forecasts, be it technology or societal changes? Could his membership in secretive clubs and societies have anything to do with it? Ha. The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia « Copybot. Deep in the bowels of the internet, I came across an exhaustive list of interesting Wikipedia articles by Ray Cadaster.

It’s brilliant reading when you’re bored, so I got his permission to post the top 50 here. Bookmark it, start reading, and become that person who’s always full of fascinating stuff you never knew about. Will Wikipedia replace the academic thesis? Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads. KYIV, Ukraine — Click on a Wikipedia topic about optometry in the Polish language or Newtonian mechanics in Ukrainian and the article that pops up may well be a college student thesis. That’s because universities in Poland and Ukraine are exploring new requirements. What if Universities were like Wikipedia? – Managing Turbulence.

A recent session at Educause apparently invoked Wikipedia and spoke to universities as agile organizations. The speaker wasn’t really suggesting that Wikipedia should be the model for the university of the future, but the abstracted concept was a little intriguing. Of course, Peter Drucker foretold the knowledge economy built with knowledge workers long before some of us were born, and I suspect his agile brain had glimmers of the knowledge management implications of Wikipedia around the same time. And, understandably, most academics keep their distance and steer toward more critically-accepted and stringently peer-reviewed resources. Wikipedia_as_a_complex_system.pdf. University of Toronto assignment annoys Wikipedia editors. Nojhan/Flickr A recent dust-up between Wikipedia and Canada’s largest university raises questions about how collaborative the popular website that bills itself as “the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit” truly is.

The online information portal recently took a professor from the University of Toronto to task for one of his classroom assignments. Steve Joordens urged the 1,900 students in his introductory psychology class to start adding content to relevant Wikipedia pages. The assignment was voluntary, and Joordens hoped the process would both enhance Wikipedia’s body of work on psychology while teaching students about the scientist’s responsibility to share knowledge.

But Joordens’s plan backfired when the relatively small contingent of volunteer editors that curate the website’s content began sounding alarm bells. World Heritage. Wikipedia for World Heritage Not yet a World Heritage site: Wikipedia Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia in over 270 languages, has been brought to public attention as a potential UNESCO World Heritage Site by Wikimedia Germany in 2011. Reliability of Wikipedia. The reliability of Wikipedia (primarily of the English-language edition), compared to other encyclopedias and more specialized sources, has been assessed in many ways, including statistically, through comparative review, analysis of the historical patterns, and strengths and weaknesses inherent in the editing process unique to Wikipedia.[1] The Truth According To Wikipedia. People > wikiresearch. Wikipedia Redefined.

Wikipedia Watch. Wikipedia records. Wikipediocracy. Revenge, ego and the corruption of Wikipedia. In the wee hours of the morning of January 27, 2013, a Wikipedia editor named “Qworty” made a series of 14 separate edits to the Wikipedia page for the late writer Barry Hannah, a well-regarded Southern author with a taste for the Gothic and absurd. Qworty cut paragraphs that included quotes from Hannah’s work. He removed 20 links to interviews, obituaries and reminiscences concerning Hannah. He cut out a list of literary prizes Hannah had won. Two edits stand out. Qworty excised the phrase “and was regarded as a good mentor” from a sentence that started: “Hannah taught creative writing for 28 years at the University of Mississippi, where he was director of its M.F.A. program …” And he changed the cause of Hannah’s death from “natural causes” to “alcoholism.” Taken all together, the edits strongly suggest a focused attempt to diminish Hannah’s legacy.

Qworty’s edits undermine our faith in this great project. In the aftermath of the Filipacchi episode, Qworty did not lack for defenders. Lamest edit wars. Do not create hoaxes. A hoax is an attempt to trick an audience into believing that something false is real. The battle to destroy Wikipedia's biggest sockpuppet army. Jimmy Wales: The Wiki World - The world of Wikipedia's languages mapped. WikiScanner. Study: Wikipedia as accurate as Britannica. Wikipedia is about as good a source of accurate information as Britannica, the venerable standard-bearer of facts about the world around us, according to a study published this week in the journal Nature.

Over the last couple of weeks, Wikipedia, the free, open-access encyclopedia, has taken a great deal of flak in the press for problems related to the credibility of its authors and its general accountability. In particular, Wikipedia has taken hits for its inclusion, for four months, of an anonymously written article linking former journalist John Seigenthaler to the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and John F. Kennedy. At the same time, the blogosphere was buzzing for several days about podcasting pioneer Adam Curry's being accused of anonymously deleting references to others' seminal work on the technology.

Collaborative Creativity Group. Wikipedia_Overview_15March2010-FINAL.pdf. Lexisum - Lexicon Wikipédia Summary. Wikispecies, free species directory. Wikiwix » Wikipedia. WikiMindMap. Wikipedia Visualizations. IBM: History Flow IBM: Chromogram. Design vs. Emergence, Visualization of Knowledge Orders - Detail - Places and Spaces. Litesum - Instant Wikipedia Summaries. Portal:Contents/Portals. Wikidata.

Portal:Featured portals. Wikipedia. Mapping Wikipedia. Wiki eyeplorer. Main Page — Kiwix. WikiWand. Qwiki. Wikistats: Wikimedia Statistics. Wikipedia.stats. English Wikipedia. Simple English Wikipedia. Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki.

Most referenced articles. Wikipedia is now drawing facts from the Wikidata repository, and so can you. WikiTaxi [Delphi Inspiration] List of Wikipedias.