Psychology and Wikipedia: Measuring Journals' Impact by Wikipedia Citations
Researchers have analyzed academic journals used in Wikipedia articles about psychology, comparing the results to the existing established measures
Now researchers have analyzed academic journals used in Wikipedia articles about psychology, comparing the results to the existing established measures, such as the SciMago journal rank (SJR), and interpreting the results and conclusions for psychology as a field. The study aimed to explore the impact of peer-reviewed psychology journals on Wikipedia articles.
In the article published in Social Science Computer Review they compare the list to journals that are considered most prestigious according to the SciMago journal rank score and describe the time trajectories of the knowledge transfer from the moment of the publication of an article to its citation in Wikipedia. "Finally, we propose that the citation rate on Wikipedia, next to the traditional citation index, maybe a good indicator of the work's impact in the field of psychology,"
Banasik-Jemielniak N, Jemielniak D, Wilamowski M. Psychology and Wikipedia: Measuring Psychology Journals' Impact by Wikipedia Citations. Social Science Computer Review. February 2021. doi:10.1177/
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