Research:Content gaps on Wikipedia/Literature

The following research papers, white papers, and research reports were reviewed during the course of this project.

  1. Adams, J., Brückner, H., & Naslund, C. (2019). Who Counts as a Notable Sociologist on Wikipedia? Gender, Race, and the “Professor Test.” Socius, 5, 2378023118823946.
  2. Callahan, E. S., & Herring, S. C. (2011). Cultural bias in Wikipedia content on famous persons. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(10), 1899–1915.
  3. Ford, H., Pensa, I., Devouard, F., Pucciarelli, M., & Botturi, L. (2018). Beyond notification: Filling gaps in peer production projects. New Media & Society, 20(10), 3799–3817.
  4. Graells-Garrido, E., Lalmas, M., & Menczer, F. (2015). First Women, Second Sex: Gender bias in Wikipedia. Proceedings of the 26th ACM Conference on Hypertext & Social Media - HT ’15, 165–174.
  5. Graham, M., Straumann, R. K., & Hogan, B. (2015). Digital Divisions of Labor and Informational Magnetism: Mapping Participation in Wikipedia. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 105(6), 1158–1178.
  6. Hale, S. A. (2015). Cross-language Wikipedia Editing of Okinawa, Japan. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI ’15, 2015-April, 183–192.
  7. Halfaker, A. (2017). Interpolating Quality Dynamics in Wikipedia and Demonstrating the Keilana Effect. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Open Collaboration  - OpenSym ’17, 1–9.
  8. Jemielniak, D., & Wilamowski, M. (2017). Cultural diversity of quality of information on Wikipedias. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(10), 2460–2470.
  9. Johnson, I. L., Lin, Y., Li, T. J.-J., Hall, A., Halfaker, A., Schöning, J., & Hecht, B. (2016). Not at Home on the Range: Peer Production and the Urban/Rural Divide. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI ’16 (pp. 13–25). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press.
  10. Maximilian Klein, Harsh Gupta, Vivek Rai, Piotr Konieczny, and Haiyi Zhu. 2016. Monitoring the Gender Gap with Wikidata Human Gender Indicators. In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 16 , 9 pages. DOI:
  11. Lam, S. (Tony) K., Uduwage, A., Dong, Z., Sen, S., Musicant, D. R., Terveen, L., & Riedl, J. (2011). WP:clubhouse?: an exploration of Wikipedia’s gender imbalance. In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (pp. 1–10). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
  12. Luyt, B. (2018). Wikipedia’s gaps in coverage: are Wikiprojects a solution? A study of the Cambodian Wikiproject. Online Information Review, 42(2), 238–249.
  13. Menking, A., McDonald, D. W., & Zachry, M. (2017). Who Wants to Read This?: A Method for Measuring Topical Representativeness in User Generated Content Systems. Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing - CSCW ’17, 2068–2081.
  14. Miquel-Ribé, M., & Laniado, D. (2018). Wikipedia Culture Gap: Quantifying Content Imbalances Across 40 Language Editions. Frontiers in Physics, 6(JUN).
  15. Reagle, J., & Rhue, L. (2011). Gender Bias in Wikipedia and Britannica. International Journal of Communication, 5, 21. Retrieved from
  16. Schellekens, M. H., Holstege, F., & Yasseri, T. (2019). Female scholars need to achieve more for equal public recognition, 1–6. Retrieved from
  17. van der Velden, M. (2013). Decentering Design: Wikipedia and Indigenous Knowledge. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 29(4), 308–316.
  18. Wagner, C., Graells-Garrido, E., Garcia, D., & Menczer, F. (2016). Women through the glass ceiling: gender asymmetries in Wikipedia. EPJ Data Science, 5(1), 5.
  19. Warncke-Wang, M., Ranjan, V., Terveen, L., & Hecht, B. (2015). Misalignment between supply and demand of quality content in peer production communities. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2015, 493–502.
  20. Zagovora, O., Flöck, F., & Wagner, C. (2017). “( Weitergeleitet von Journalistin )”: The Gendered Presentation of Professions on Wikipedia. WebSci 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference, 83–92.