Wikimedia 2030: Together with Libraries to the Largest Knowledge Infrastructure in the World
The international Wikimedia movement, best known for its community-based online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, marked its 15th anniversary by setting its sights on the year 2030 and defined strategies, values and goals in an open process. Wikimedia Germany’s Nicole Ebber and Holger Plickert have answered some questions about the transformation, how Wikimedia wants to become the largest knowledge infrastructure in the world and what connections they see to libraries.
The US president's actions have exacerbated the pandemic that has killed nearly 200,000 people, rolled back environmental and public-health regulations and undermined science and scientific institutions. Some of the harm could be permanent.
FAQs on Protecting Yourself from Aerosol Transmission
FAQs on Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 Aerosol Transmission Shortcut to this page: https://tinyurl.com/FAQ-aerosols Version: 1.78, 1-Oct-2020 Click here to jump over the scientific & historical details and go straight to the recommendations, Click here for automatic translation into many la...
Part one of a four part series on major barriers to equitable decision-making in hiring, review, promotion, and tenure processes that commonly result from biased thinking in academia. Part one delves into objective comparisons.
Exhibiting a dogmatic faith in metrics, higher education executives are being guided less by rational considerations about educational values and more by the "snake oils" of efficiency, profitability, and accountability. But these dark arts exact a price. Due to increasing competition for funds and jobs, and with the jobs themselves becoming increasingly precarious, universities have become "anxiety machines" for academics.