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An analysis of Wiki website for scholarly communication for academic conferences

by Yi, Wenyang

Abstract (Summary)
This paper is a preliminary analysis of the 2005 ASIST conference Wiki website, and its effectiveness as an application for academic conferences. Page views and page edits information of the 2005 ASIST conference Wiki website were recorded each day from the first day of the conference to the thirtieth day after the conference. The result of this study contributes to understanding the value of building Wiki website for scholarly communication for academic conferences. Moreover, it also offers suggestions for the future design and management of Wikis for conferences.
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Advisor:Bradley Hemminger

School:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School Location:USA - North Carolina

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:wiki scholarly communication academic conference

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Date of Publication:04/26/2006

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