American Sociological Association launches Wikipedia Initiative

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The American Sociological Association (ASA) has started a “Wikipedia Initiative”, inviting its members to enhance Wikipedia articles, and to incorporate Wikipedia editing into their classroom teaching, in collaboration with the Wikimedia Foundation’s higher education program. In a feature article for the scholarly society’s monthly newsletter, ASA president Erik Olin Wright described the initative as a “call to duty”.

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