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SSU & Wikipedia: perspectives of cooperation

On March 28, a joint seminar "SSU & Wikipedia: perspectives of cooperation" was carried out at SSU. It was organized both by the Webometrics and Web- marketing Centre of SSU with the help of public organization "Wikimedia Ukraine." A new project of extensive cooperation of SSU with Wikipedia - one of the most famous Internet encyclopedias in the world, was discussed at the meeting.

According to Dmytro Filchenko, the head of the Webometrics and Web-marketing Centre, the motivations and perspectives to start a joint activity are more than enough. Since now the web-pages of encyclopedia can be used as a base for teaching students to promote advertising materials, information and advertising activities, as well as strengthening the position in web-ratings.
"The more you give – the more you get" that is one of the slogans of Wikipedia users. The cooperation of SSU with online encyclopedia provides a range of preferences: the consultation and technical support, the possibilities to participate in many international projects. The university receives a great chance to modernize scientific activities and to improve the image of the institution.

Wikipedia - is a unique international online encyclopedia project that is available at 282 languages. Monthly 400 million of users of the site look through 20 million of articles. Web encyclopedia is among five most respected resources in the world.

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