Author: Chelsea Chiovelli


Wikimania 2023 Session Highlight: Navigating the Wikipedia Library 

Ever wanted to find journals, books, or news articles to use while editing Wikipedia and been blocked by a paywall? It’s a common occurrence given that, according to one 2018 study, only 28% of scholarly literature is Open Access (Piwowar et al., 2018). For Wikipedians looking for reliable sources to use, these paywalls can be incredibly problematic. However, as I learned at a Wikimania 2023 session, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) has a solution! The Wikipedia Library.

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