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asked 2015-10-01 18:58:03 -0500

Is Wikipedia reliable?

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answered 2015-10-01 18:58:21 -0500

Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, and like any tertiary source, it should not be cited as a reference in academic research or scholarly work. Many studies have shown that Wikipedia is as reliable as print encyclopedias in certain topic areas. You can find a well-referenced summary of the reliability debate here:

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