Newswise: Wikipedia Readers Get Shortchanged by Copyrighted Material

Wiki’s copy is Right

ResearchBuzz: Firehose

Newswise: Wikipedia Readers Get Shortchanged by Copyrighted Material. “When Google Books digitized 40 years worth of copyrighted and out-of-copyright issues of Baseball Digest magazine, Wikipedia editors realized they had scored. Suddenly they had access to pages and pages of player information from a new source. Yet not all information could be used equally: citations to out-of-copyright issues increased 135 percent more than issues still subject to copyright restrictions.”

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