LiDA101: Reliability of Wikipedia Reflection



Drawing on your study of the reliability and credibility of online resources, share your advice to fellow learners in this course regarding use of Wikipedia for academic purposes. For example:

  • You can use Wikipedia for … because …
  • You should not use Wikipedia for … because …

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Wikipedia is not a reliable source for any information, much less anything academic related. Reasons for this include anyone, not just experts, can write articles, and post content, therefore it’s unreliable and not credible.


@sunnyhaze2006 I definitely agree with you some people just like to to on those pages and make srtuff up for fun nor knowing sokeomwnmight really believe it.


I’m with @ccooperwood it’s just to easy to edit information in Wikipedia so I don’t see it as a reliable site.