Wikipedia’s Citations Are Influencing Scholars and Publishers

A Scholarly Kitchen guest post "by Rachel Helps, the Wikipedian-in-residence at the Brigham Young University library. She was on the editorial board for the Wikijournal of Humanities from 2018 to 2020. She and her student employees create and edit Wikipedia pages related to the library’s collections":

The New York Times Corrects Lousy Haiti Coverage in … The New York Times, by Amy WILENTZ

The New York Times Corrects Lousy Haiti Coverage in … The New York Times

The Twitter hubbub over uncredited scholars is a sideshow. The real people who’ve suffered from the way we’ve covered Haiti are Haitians.


Demonstrators in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 2018

Online Conferences, Intellectual Property, and the Changing Shape of Scholarly Communications

A post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications. This post continues our coverage of the shift to virtual conferences in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In February, the College Art Association (CAA) held its 109th Annual Conference, bringing together art historians, artists, and designers to share research and discuss issues of professional interest.

Re: hyperlinks vs. footnotes in online citations, comment

Years ago I thought I was being plagiarized by a younger scholar. It turned out that she had been required to set up a web page with a paper written for a class, and in doing so, her paper had been posted in separate sections (very early days for the internet!). She somewhat clumsily didn't properly use quote marks, but the main problem was that the process of preparing her paper for posting resulted in the footnotes not carrying over between a separate bibliographic section and the body of the work.

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