User:Daniel Mietchen/Talks/Science Online London 2011/Wikis as platforms for science communication

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what I think we need in scholarship is the web, but editable — Peter Sefton

Wiki journals Wiki encyclopedias Traditional journals with wiki elements Other scholarly uses of wikis
  • A few exist, but most of them barely so.
  • The most notable one is Scholarpedia, exclusively publishing review articles, typically by the experts in the field.
  • An idea floating around: Wikipedia Journal
  • RNA Biology
Guidelines for authors (progress report)
See also Can Computers Help Scientists With Their Reading?

RNA Biology approach

Journal article

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Wikipedia article

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