[Irtalk] Wikipedia, a Professor's Best Friend - The Chronicle of Higher Education
hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 17:07:15 SAST 2014
*However, the real reasons for the general dislike of Wikipedia among
scholars reach deeper*. For one, academics used to have the monopoly on
knowledge production. Now a bunch of digital Maoists create and manage
knowledge without any remuneration or even asking for obvious credit. There
has to be at least a little aversion to a project that is so effective in
providing free what academics are paid to provide.
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