CANCELLED: Using Wikipedia in Academic Research

CANCELLED: Using Wikipedia in Academic Research
Date
23 March 2020, 11.00am - 4.30pm
Type
Research Training
Venue
Bloomsbury Room, G35, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description


This one-day workshop will introduce and discuss several major issues that classicists and other scholars should consider when using Wikipedia content in academic research, including: assessing reliability and history of individual pages and areas; how and when to cite Wikipedia pages; editing the Wiki; and legal, social and ethical issues that arise from contributing to Wikipedia and the related WikiMedia projects. We will include presentations and case studies from experts in the use of Wikipedia.


Tutors: Dr Gabriel Bodard, Dr Emma Bridges and Dr Richard Nevell

Contact

Valerie James
valerie.james@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8716