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First scientific book about Wikipedia

Jakob Voss-2

In Germany the first scientific book about Wikipedia has been published:

Frost, Ingo: Zivilgesellschaftliches Engagement in virtuellen
Gemeinschaften. Eine systemwissenschaftliche Analyse des
deutschsprachigen Wikipedia-Projektes. München: Herbert Utz Verlag,
2006. 152 S., € 29,00. ISBN 3-8316-0609-9

It's the diploma thesis of Ingo Frost, accesible at
an english abstract is at 
Wikimedia Germany has supported the printing.

More scientifc works of Wikipedia research can be found at

And it's getting more with Wikimania and WikiSym conferences in August.

According to his weblog Andrew Lih is writing a book about Wikipedia so
you will also get a book in English, but we were the first, afaik ;-)


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