eProfile: WikimediaWorlds. Part I. Wikipedia
Gerry McKiernan, “WikimediaWorlds. Part I. Wikipedia,” Library Hi Tech News 22, no. 8 (September/October 2005): 46-54.
Overview/Summary from the publisher
ABSTRACT: Purpose – This article of part 1 of a two part series on wikis. Part 1 focuses on Wikipedia. Design/methodology/approach – The article is prepared by a library professional and provides a summary of the main features. Findings – A wiki is a piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit web page content using any web browser. Wiki supports hyperlinks and has a simple text syntax for creating new pages and crosslinks between internal pages on the fly. Originality/value – This article is a useful summary of a development of interest to library and information management professionals
I have self-archived a copy at
[ http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/WMW-I.pdf ]
I would Most Appreciate Any and All Comments/Critiques/Observations or Cosmic Insights about this review.
BTW: Wikis (and Blogs) are Not Just For Breakfast Anymore:
“The Wiki and the Blog: Toward a Complex Adaptive Intelligence Community”
D. CALVIN ANDRUS (Central Intelligence Agency) [CIA]
[Studies in Intelligence, September 2005] / Link to full-text available at