From PsychWiki - A Collaborative Psychology Wiki
- noun (ˈmī ˈsīk ˈwikē)
Why have "my psychwiki" in psychology?
- Stand-alone pages - PsychWiki was created by psychologists for the psychology user community to use for whatever professional purpose they wish (such as creating free class websites, lab group websites, collaborate notes, etc. see below for more examples)
- Linked pages - In the online age "You are Your Web Presence" given that search engines other than PscyINFO are a starting point for seeing psychologists' web pages, lab pages, research pages, and so forth. Online publicizing is the natural extension of why everyone already goes to conferences and submits to journals.
- New types of feedback - A wiki is uniquely situated to disseminate previously inaccessible information such as feedback about research ideas/designs, comments on published works, discussion of theoretical ideas/papers...
How to use "my psychwiki"?
- Create a page - If you want a stand-alone page, just click here.
- Create your own hub - Wiki technology is designed to create interconnections among information, links, and websites. You can create a hub around anything, including a person, research topic, class, journal article, and so forth. Learn more about using category tags
For example, some people have created stand-alone pages for:
- ⇒ brownbags and speaker series (example)
- ⇒ professional development series (example)
- ⇒ announcing workshops (example)
- ⇒ posting online studies (example)
- ⇒ group events (example)
- ⇒ collaborative notes from conferences (example)
- ⇒ posting interesting study results (example)
- ⇒ create your own annotated bibliography online for easy access
- ⇒ publicize your research and link it to other pages/concepts
- ⇒ see comments about published research or get feedback on your own research
- ⇒ post conference proceedings to integrate with other similar research
- ⇒ connect to other researchers with shared research interests
- ⇒ collaborate at the level of the entire research field, not just your department/school
- ⇒ create Review articles collectively
- ⇒ getting feedback on your research idea or research design
A wiki provides a useful way to present this new information to the collective benefit of the field by sharing our experiences and knowledge