Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Thomas Shafee
Regarding remote participation Wikimania 2020: The *Research Data Alliance* has moved it's current conference that was meant to be over the next five days to in stead be online across 18 march - 10 Apr (several sessions of high interest to wikimedians): -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-27 Thread Thomas Shafee
Hi Amirouche, It's definitely possible to write articles in WikiJournals without a PhD ( example ). External peer reviewers are invited in the same way whether the author is some top prof or an undergrad. I definitely think that WikiJournal articles can be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-06 Thread Thomas Shafee
Some more notes, responses and thoughts on the topics raised above! *Impact and reach* I fully agree that impact factor is of primary importance to many researchers. However, many grants that fund research also have started looking for evidence that researchers are making genuine efforts in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-04 Thread Thomas Shafee
Such translation of CC content is pretty much unpreventable and can be a benefit or a drawback depending on the author's own opinion. From the point of view of an official 'version of record' (i.e. what the doi points to) the authors would be named along with attribution of all contributors. If

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-03 Thread Thomas Shafee
truggled with a now banned user (and his > > > > > friends/enablers) pushing lots of gibberish about cold fusion, > > > paranormal > > > > > and Wikimedia user themselves. So I ask, what will prevent this > kind of > > > > > gibbe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-03 Thread Thomas Shafee
o you can't allow random user edit access as it is > today. > > Jeblad > > man. 3. jun. 2019, 04.16 skrev Thomas Shafee : > > > Yes, we put together a little checklist back in round one (*link* > > < > > > https://en.wikiversity.org/wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-02 Thread Thomas Shafee
mas > > > > Is it intended that the journals should be Plan-S compliant? > > > > Thrapostibongles > > > > On Sun, Jun 2, 2019 at 9:01 AM Thomas Shafee > > wrote: > > > > > Hello Wikipedians, > > > > > > Over the l

[Wikimedia-l] WikiJournals: A proposal to become a new sister project

2019-06-02 Thread Thomas Shafee
nt>, and generating citable, doi-linked publications <https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/WikiJournal_User_Group/Publishing>. Please take a look and support/oppose/comment! All the best, Thomas Shafee ps, We are attempting to improve awareness within the existing wikime

[Wikimedia-l] Feedback requested for draft code of conduct for user group

2019-05-16 Thread Thomas Shafee
being extended to early June. Sincerely, Thomas Shafee ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wiki