Is Wikipedia a good enough academic reference?

Answer absolutely not. It's a good place to get an idea about something but you should ALWAYS cross reference as any jerk can write whatever they want

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Is Wikipedia a good reference?

Of course Wikipedia is prone to error, often malicious error, and other times simply bone-headed editing and reverting over a point that is simply not clearly known. I'm going to give you three exa... Read More »

What is a good Wikipedia reference to use?

The subject needs to be notable. Just being real/famous may not be enough to secure an article in Wikipedia. They will be deemed notable if they (or their work) has been discussed and published in ... Read More »

How to Tell an Ex Employer That Their Reference Letter Isn't Good Enough?

Oh, you've got to be kidding me...So an ex-employer or professor wrote you a Letter of Recommendation, and - ouch! The summary of your proficiency and behavior isn't exactly glowing! If it's filled... Read More »

Is wikipedia good enough for you?

it's good enough to get me started on serious topics (especially those that i've got to write a paper on for uni), and fine if i just want some general knowledge.but like most things, if you rely o... Read More »