"Consensus-Based Encyclopedic Virtue: and the Production of Authority in Encyclopedias".

thesis by Ryan McGrady at NC State Communication, Rhetoric, & Digital Media.


This PhD thesis "Consensus-Based Encyclopedic Virtue: Wikipedia and the Production of Authority in Encyclopedias" provides a solid context about the history of encyclopedias. Its description of Wikipedia is comprehensive and up-to-date.

Minor gripes:

* Ambiguous author = Ryan D. McGrady or Skyler Bunn?

* Table of contents, chapter/section/page links not clickable (hint: use LaTeX).

* Typo on page 114 ("wsa" for "was").


Excellent thesis!

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