The Wiki Project Annotated

One of the assignments for ILS501 – Introduction to Information Science and Technology was a menu project where we were able to choose from several different menu options. As I have mentioned before, I decided to do a wiki project. I decided to try to create a wiki for classmates to post results of their web search exercise. With that decision made – and an ok from the professor, my next step was to research different wiki software.

Reading about WikisWeb Sites

Using a Wiki for Documentation and Collaborative Authoring – – by Michael AngelesWiki: What is a Wiki? – – a brief description of the wiki with some links detailing the Wiki’s history

What is a Wiki? – – another site defining wikis with some questions and answers

Should Wikis be a part of your KM Inititative? – – an interesting article about wikis from the excited utterances blog –


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Gorman, G.E. Editorial: Is the Wiki Concept Really so Wonderful? Onine Information Review. 2005; 29(3); 25-226.

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