Wikipedia vs wiki

Diane Whitehead
Thu, 22 Feb 2007 13:23:47 PST
I find Wikipedia an excellent "refresher" when I can't remember  
dates, but I can't imagine anyone thinking they could use it as a  
reference - the articles are all anonymous and can be modified by  
anyone.  Colleges usually give incoming students a quick course in  
writing papers and what sources are acceptable, so I would assume  
they would explain why Wikipedia is not.

One excellent thing our wiki does is to record each change, what it  
was, who made it, and when.

Diane Whitehead

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