Anatomy of a Page

Each journal article/book/paper needs a unique “citekey”. The format of the citekey is: authorYEARword (where word is the first word in the title that is 4 letters or more)

An example of a citekey is: medhurst1981political

This refers to:

Medhurst, M. J., & Desousa, M. A. (1981). Political Cartoons as Rhetorical Form: A Taxonomy of Graphic Discourse.
Communication Monographs, 48(3), 197–236. doi:10.1080/03637758109376059


Each citekey has a number of different namespaces in this DokuWiki. The main reason for this is so that I can store my notes/images/links in a different place to the data taken from Mendeley. I can then have a single namespace that combines all the information into one page.

Article Namespace

The main namespace for journal articles is article:citekey for example article:medhurst1981political where the the citekey is medhurst1981political. This displays the page above. However, if I click on edit, I see a very minimal page. This is because I use the include plugin to include pages from other namespaces. There are three namespaces that make up article:citekey. They are:

  • article:ref
  • article:abstract
  • article:keywords
  • article:notes
  • article:images

In addition to these included pages, I use the backlinks plugin to display all pages that link to this page.

An example article namespace page (for citekey medhurst1981political) looks as follows:

====== medhurst1981political ======

^ Citation | CITATION ^ [[http://URL|PDF]] ^ 
<hidden BibText>

===== Abstract =====

===== Keywords =====

===== Notes =====

===== Images =====

===== Backlinks =====

Book Namespace

The main namespace for books is book:citekey