(TOOL) – Using Medical Wikis | jonathanbeagley.com

As I mentioned in my post on resources I use for translation and interpreting, Wikipedia plays an important role in my terminology research process, particularly when I’m just trying to get acquainted with a new field or learn about novel technologies. While many are put off by Wikipedia’s collaborative nature and the fact that it can be edited by anyone, the technology behind Wikipedia has enabled us to build easy-to-maintain, collaborative knowledge bases on a variety of topics. With enough time, just about anyone can start their own collaborative knowledge base, known as a wiki, and invite experts to …

via Jonathan Beagley

Shared by:

Leave a comment

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s