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Is Wikipedia A Good Academic Resource?

As research and instruction librarians, we know people have concerns about using Wikipedia in academic work. And yet, in interacting with undergraduate and graduate students doing various kinds of research, we also see how Wikipedia can be an important source for background information, topic development and locating further information.

2 months ago
Editing Wikipedia

Stop Fighting Wikipedia and Co-Opt it

Although it’s been ruled off-limits by many academics, of sociology prof actually makes his students engage with Wikipedia — making the web safer for (looking up) social science in the process.

8 years ago
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Round-up of Social Science Research

The following articles are drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. All the articles […]

9 years ago