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Volume 12 (2022)Edit

Volume 11 (2021)Edit

(The May 2021 issue was skipped.)

Volume 10 (2020)Edit

Volume 9 (2019)Edit

Volume 8 (2018)Edit

(The December 2018 issue was skipped.)
(The March-April 2018 issues were skipped.)

Volume 7 (2017)Edit

(The October–December 2017 issues were skipped.)

Volume 6 (2016)Edit

Volume 5 (2015)Edit


Volume 4 (2014)Edit

  • WRN 4(12) – December 2014: Wikipedia in higher education; gender-driven talk page conflicts; disease forecasting
  • WRN 4(11) – November 2014: Gender gap and skills gap; academic citations on the rise; European food cultures
  • WRN 4(10) – October 2014: Informed consent and privacy; newsmaking on Wikipedia; Wikipedia and organizational theories
  • WRN 4(9) – September 2014: 99.25% of Wikipedia birthdates accurate; focused Wikipedians live longer; merging WordNet, Wikipedia and Wiktionary
  • WRN 4(8) – August 2014: A Wikipedia-based Pantheon; new Wikipedia analysis tool suite; how AfC hamstrings newbies
  • WRN 4(7) – July 2014: Shifting values in the paid content debate; cross-language vandalism detection; translations from 53 Wiktionaries
  • WRN 4(6) – June 2014: Power users and diversity in WikiProjects; the "network of cultures" in multilingual Wikipedia biographies
  • WRN 4(5) – May 2014: Overview of research on Wikipedia's readers; predicting which article you will edit next
  • WRN 4(4) – April 2014: Wikipedia predicts flu more accurately than Google; 43% of academics have edited Wikipedia
  • WRN 4(3) – March 2014: Wikipedians' "encyclopedic identity" dominates even in Kosovo debates; analysis of "In the news" discussions; user hierarchy mapped
  • WRN 4(2) – February 2014: CSCW '14 retrospective; the impact of SOPA on deletionism; like-minded editors clustered; Wikipedia stylistic norms as a model for academic writing
  • WRN 4(1) – January 2014: Translation assignments, weasel words, and Wikipedia's content in its later years

Volume 3 (2013)Edit

Volume 2 (2012)Edit

  • WRN 2(12) – December 2012: Wikipedia and Sandy Hook; SOPA blackout reexamined
  • WRN 2(11) – November 2012: Movie success predictions, readability, credentials and authority, geographical comparisons
  • WRN 2(10) – October 2012: WP governance informal; community as social network; efficiency of recruitment and content production; Rorschach news
  • WRN 2(9) – September 2012: "Rise and decline" of Wikipedia participation, new literature overviews, a look back at WikiSym 2012
  • WRN 2(8) – August 2012: New influence graph visualizations; NPOV and history; 'low-hanging fruit'
  • WRN 2(7) – July 2012: Conflict dynamics, collaboration and emotions; digitization vs. copyright; WikiProject field notes; quality of medical articles; role of readers; Best Wiki Paper Award
  • WRN 2(6) – June 2012: Edit war patterns, deleters vs. the 1%, never used cleanup tags, authorship inequality, higher quality from central users, and mapping the wikimediasphere
  • WRN 2(5) – May 2012: Supporting interlanguage collaboration; detecting reverts; Wikipedia's discourse, semantic and leadership networks, and Google's Knowledge Graph
  • WRN 2(4) – April 2012: Barnstars work; Wiktionary assessed; cleanup tags counted; finding expert admins; discussion peaks; Wikipedia citations in academic publications; and more
  • WRN 2(3) – March 2012: Predicting admin elections by editor status and similarity; flagged revision debates in multiple languages; Wikipedia literature reviewed
  • WRN 2(2) – February 2012: CSCW 2012 in review; gender gap and conflict aversion; collaboration on breaking news; effects of leadership on participation; legacy of Public Policy Initiative
  • WRN 2(1) – January 2012: Language analyses examine power structure and political slant; Wikipedia compared to commercial databases

Volume 1 (2011)Edit