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Wikis: Introduction

Learning about and using Web 2.0 collaborative tools ● For efficiently using a wiki


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Wikis are hosted on "external" systems called wiki farms. A wiki is a collaborative tool that can be accessed via a Web browser and that provides for archiving and sharing files (texts, images, videos, URL links) on pages that everyone can see (public wiki) or that are restricted to authorised users (private wiki).

Alimentation d'un wiki. CC BY-SA licence. Source: KmProject.

Understanding wikis

(presentation in French)

Les wikis.Courtesy of the author.

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Laurence Leroux
Université Rennes 2
CS 64302
35043 Rennes Cedex
02 99 14 12 97

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LEROUX, Laurence, DUBOIS, Anne-Céline. "Wikis". In UBL (Université Européenne de Bretagne). Formadoct. Rennes: UBL, May 2010 (last updated on 2 July 2013). Available at: