loc.gov in June 2020

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Multilingual Wikipedia

In June 2020 the website loc.gov was on the 90th place in the ranking of the most reliable and popular sources in multilingual Wikipedia from readers' point of view (PR-score). If we consider only frequency of appearance of this source in references of Wikipedia articles (F-score), this website was on the 127th place in June 2020. From Wikipedians' point of view, "loc.gov" is the 100th most reliable source in different language versions of Wikipedia (AR-score).

The website is placed before tvline.com and after thefutoncritic.com in multilingual PR ranking of the most reliable sources in Wikipedia.

PR-score:
90th place
281,404,429
-35,512,734
AR-score:
100th place
36,251,166
+365,791
F-score:
127th place
110,426
+1,091

English Wikipedia

PR-score:
78th place
209,791,192
-20,596,777
AR-score:
75th place
21,951,891
+250,790
F-score:
51st place
58,666
+629

Arabic Wikipedia

PR-score:
13th place
11,490,696
-17,634
AR-score:
18th place
3,910,103
+12,505
F-score:
38th place
8,623
+32

Spanish Wikipedia

PR-score:
195th place
10,976,627
-3,288,438
AR-score:
348th place
878,164
+28,415
F-score:
242nd place
2,872
+12

German Wikipedia

PR-score:
248th place
7,974,852
-19,847
AR-score:
248th place
1,237,131
+14,267
F-score:
294th place
2,216
+36

Italian Wikipedia

PR-score:
115th place
6,738,986
-3,539,443
AR-score:
112th place
1,669,110
+13,450
F-score:
87th place
4,912
+84

French Wikipedia

PR-score:
299th place
5,284,506
-1,378,231
AR-score:
295th place
1,082,472
+1,568
F-score:
324th place
2,925
+42
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Popularity and reliability assessment of sources in references of Wikipedia in different languages. Data extraction based on complex method using Wikimedia dumps in July 2020. More details in the research "Modeling Popularity and Reliability of Sources in Multilingual Wikipedia". Values for PR-score and AR-score were additinaly increased 100 times (to distinguish smaller values in the ranking).

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