WikiJournal — free, independent, international, multi-thematic and multi-lingual, open access online journal, where everyone can be an author. The main purpose of the journal is publishing relevantand interesting articles, research works on a variety of topics.
WikiJournal aims on content quality, its usefulness and authenticity. Registered users are welcome to information, personal researches, articles or experience on a free or paid basis. Feel free to join our project, share ideas and post messages at discussion page.
The history of WikiJournal started when Russian version was launched at wikijournal.ru in 2012. This domain name was purchased on December 12, 2012 and afterwards MediaWiki application was installed that's why WikiJournal runs on wiki technology just like famous encyclopedia Wikipedia. The main page and general categories of the website were made in January 2013 and administration of the journal started publishing some articles, but only in Russian language due to website address belongs to Russian domain zone .ru.
On August 2, 2016 WikiJournal Forum was installed at forum.wikijournal.ru for commenting and discussing published articles among authors and subscribers as well as for discussing other issues, sharing ideas between all registered users and with administration of WikiJournal. But 2016 the forum was closed due to installing "Flow" discussion mechanism developed by Mediawiki developers. Now all users can discuss articles using the system.
In September 2016 started negotiations to purchase international domain name wikijournal.org to make WikiJournal the international platform for publications of articles in other languages or their translation. After discussing the price for the domain name on October 17, 2016 it was finally bought and transferred with all rights for usage to WikiJournal administration. November 16, 2016 WikiJournal team started preparation to launch three localizations and administrative resource that were made on sub-domains for convenience:
- en.wikijournal.org - WikiJournal in English
- de.wikijournal.org - German WikiJournal
- ru.wikijournal.org - WikiJournal in Russian.
- files.wikijournal.org - administrative resource for keeping images, photos, videos and other files to use them at all localizations.
On March 1, 2017 have been launched following WikiJournal editions: Italian, Spanish and French.
Wikijournal main categories
WikiJournal is multi-thematic website where articles are published or translated into many languages (now it is English, Russian and German). All articles has its own category or subcategory for better navigation among similar topics. The main categories are represented at the Main Page:
The list of all WikiJournal categories is here. After publishing some number of articles on some topics the administration creates special Portal Page on this to interconnect all pages of the category.
So all categories can be represented at WikiJournal. The list of all created categories can be watched at special page.
The main mission of Wikijournal are:
- Development of free and independent journalism all over the world;
- Support of scientists and allowing free scientific publications at our platform;
- Creation and publication by Wikijournal authors useful, interesting content on various topics;
- Support of young journalists and students studying at Faculty of Journalism;
Everyone is free to register and publish his/her own personal articles on a free basis.
WikiJournal pays attention to the content, its usefulness. We publish such information so that each article should be informative, interesting and giving answers on related topic. Moreover. We are glad to have innovative approach as well as expression of personal experience and point of view on a particular issue.
Feel free to post you messages with ideas and opinions about our online journal as well as your proposals on possible partnership at our forum. We are glad if you share our articles with your friends at social networks.
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