Is Wikipedia the Public Face of Mass Spectrometry?

Presented at the 57th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 31th to June 4th 2009 Introduction Wikipedia is a web resource that is described as β€œthe free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.” The low barrier for participation is both one of the best and worst features of the site. The drawbacks of easy […]

Mass Spectrometry on Wikipedia: Open Source and Peer Review

Presented at the 55th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry, June 4, 2007, Indianapolis, Indiana Goal Develop a procedure for peer review of Wikipedia articles on mass spectrometry. Introduction Wikipedia is an on-line encyclopedia that anyone can edit. The site is maintained by hundreds of users who create, edit and organize articles, oversee quality and consistency, […]