Working With Wikipedia | September 14, 2015 Issue - Vol. 93 Issue 36 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 93 Issue 36 | pp. 36-37
Issue Date: September 14, 2015

Working With Wikipedia

ACS Meeting News: Collaboration is key for chemists contributing to the online encyclopedia
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: ACS National Meeting, Wikipedia, librarian

Although many still browse Wikipedia with a skepticism stemming from the fact that anyone can edit its content, people routinely rely on the free online encyclopedia for information. Wikipedia was the seventh-most popular website on the Internet this summer, according to the Web data company Alexa Internet.

This is—at least in part—also because anyone can edit the website. Wikipedia represents more than just an encyclopedia. It comprises a community . . .

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