Can Wikipedia be used as a reference?

Can Wikipedia be used as a reference?

The answer from Wikipedia is clear: at least in research projects, you probably shouldn’t be citing Wikipedia. Well, Wikipedia, like other encyclopedias and handbooks, is a tertiary source. Tertiary sources are those that take their information from other primary and secondary sources.

How often is Wikipedia wrong?

“The study did reveal inaccuracies in eight of the nine entries and exposed major flaws in at least two of the nine Wikipedia articles. Overall, Wikipedia’s accuracy rate was 80 percent compared with 95-96 percent accuracy within the other sources.”

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Is Wikipedia really dying?

Wikipedia has been dying since at least 100 years ago.

How much money is Wikipedia worth?

Were Wikipedia to accept banner and video ads, it could, by most estimates, be worth as much as $5 billion.

Who owns Wikipedia now?

Wikimedia Foundation

Why Wikipedia is not working?

A problem commonly reported by Microsoft Internet Explorer users relates to Wikipedia content that seems to be out-of-date. The problem usually manifests as disappearing page edits or days-old current events. This problem is almost always caused by browser caching.

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