• Publications
  • Influence
What motivates Wikipedians?
  • O. Nov
  • Computer Science
  • CACM
  • 1 November 2007
TLDR
In order to increase and enhance user-generated content contributions, it is important to understand the factors that lead people to freely share their time and knowledge with others. Expand
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Exploring motivations for contributing to open source initiatives: The roles of contribution context and personal values
  • S. Oreg, O. Nov
  • Computer Science
  • Comput. Hum. Behav.
  • 1 September 2008
TLDR
We examine how the context of the open source project, and the personal values of contributors, are related to the types of motivations for contributing. Expand
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Information Quality in Wikipedia: The Effects of Group Composition and Task Conflict
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The success of Wikipedia demonstrates that self-organizing production communities can produce high-quality information-based products. Expand
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Analysis of participation in an online photo-sharing community: A multidimensional perspective
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We extend previous literature on user contribution by studying the factors that are associated with various forms of participation in a large online photo-sharing community. Expand
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Dusting for science: motivation and participation of digital citizen science volunteers
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We surveyed volunteers at Stardust@home a digital citizen science project, in which volunteers classify online images from NASA's Stardust spacecraft. Expand
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Scientists@Home: What Drives the Quantity and Quality of Online Citizen Science Participation?
Online citizen science offers a low-cost way to strengthen the infrastructure for scientific research and engage members of the public in science. As the sustainability of online citizen scienceExpand
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What drives content tagging: the case of photos on Flickr
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We examine tagging behavior on Flickr, a public photo-sharing website. Expand
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Resistance to change and the adoption of digital libraries: An integrative model
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In this paper we extend earlier work on the role of the personality trait of resistance to change (RTC) in the adoption of digital libraries. Expand
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The Persuasive Power of Data Visualization
Data visualization has been used extensively to inform users. However, little research has been done to examine the effects of data visualization in influencing users or in making a message moreExpand
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