Submissions/Wikifying academia

From Wikimania 2013 • Hong Kong

After careful consideration, the programme committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2013 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no.
Subject no.
Video recording of a talk on wikifying academic publishing. Also available via Vimeo and YouTube.
Kaveh Bazargan, River Valley TV: Academic Publishing in Europe 2012
WikiProject BPS button
The research cycle: imagine it had a public version history and open licensing per default.
Title of the submission
Wikifying academia
Type of submission
Author of the submission
Daniel Mietchen
Country of origin
Open Knowledge Foundation Germany
E-mail address
User:Daniel Mietchen
Personal homepage or blog

The scholarly community has been slow in adopting some of the core components of Wikimedia projects - online collaboration, public version histories and reuse-friendly licenses. What can you do about that?

Detailed proposal

This session has several components, which will be developed consecutively after a brief general introduction about online collaboration, public version histories and reuse-friendly licenses in the context of academia. These components are:

  • Wikifying research workflows (see earlier talk)
  • Wikifying research institutions and scholarly societies (see earlier talk)
  • Wikifying research funding (think how the processes around WMF grants differ from those of classical research grants)
  • Wikifying scholarly publishing (see earlier talk)
  • Wikifying conferences (think how Wikimania differs from scholarly conferences)
  • Wikifying coursework (think Education Portal)
Cultural and Educational Outreach, WikiCulture and Community
Length of presentation/talk
25 minutes
Language of presentation/talk
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Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
  • This presentation would be given on-wiki, making use of video and sound

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