Is Wikipedia a reliable source of information? Being a wiki, Wikipedia’s content can be modified by anybody. How can we trust it? But it is considered the largest encyclopedia on the Internet. How can we ignore it?

You should have already read these two articles:

  • Evaluating Internet Research Sources: http://www.virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm
  • Critically Analyzing Information Sources: http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill26.htm

Write a blog post discussing your views on whether or not Wikipedia is a reliable source of information. Should it be considered a credible source for schools and universities? Why or why not?

Due: April 19, 2011

 

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