Walking in a Wiki Wonderland. International Law 2.0: How to Maximize Technology for Research & Scholarship ASIL Annual Meeting Friday, March 30th, 2007 - 10:45 – 12:15 Presented by Ellen Callinan Callinan the Librarian. What is a wiki?. a web-based discussion site [ LLRX ]
International Law 2.0: How to Maximize Technology for Research & Scholarship
ASIL Annual Meeting
Friday, March 30th, 2007 - 10:45 – 12:15
Presented by Ellen Callinan
Callinan the Librarian
Congressional Vandal Scandal
[Congressional staff vandalized Members’ articles on Wikipedia]
[Kennedy assassination claim posted in Wikipedia as a joke]
Middlebury College bans Wikipedia as Source
Campbell case (CAFC)
[Court rejects Wikipedia article on a febrile seizures]
Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia Founder
[Edits own article to delete co-founder]
Civil Law Dictionary Wiki
PTO Patent Review Pilot
Allows remote collaboration within dispersed groups
Central repository for group documents reduces email
Thread and document modes capture content and discussion
Impermanence of content
Navigation is clunky
Lack of economic incentive
Measures of quality unclear at this timeWikis for Legal Scholarship
Start with a group of knowledgeable, respectful, motivated people collaborating on a project who will:
Add a wiki application software that:
Go to WikiMatrix.org and use Wiki Choice Wizard (http://www.wikimatrix.org/wizard.php)to figure out which wiki would work best for your test.
Winter, spring, summer or fall . . .
The time is always right to go for a walk in wiki wonderland!
Only the beginning . . .