Is Wikipedia an okay website for doing research?

Answer You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig. Likewise, you can put footnotes on a Wikipedia article, but it's still a Wikipedia article. No one bothers to check whether the footnotes are ac... Read More »

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Is Wikipedia website is trust website or not It's all information in Wikipedia is believable one or not?

I think it is about 99% or so accurate. It is a compilation of people editing and checking of reference sources. There could be some error lines or things in dispute listed as factual. Almost not... Read More »

What is the website that is kind of like wikipedia but, is not wikipedia? ?This website has the same format as Wikipedia but it is a lot less serious.

Do you use Wikipedia for your research Why and why not?

Maybe for really weird sex stuff, newly-minted urban legends and the latest reality show results. But never for anything when a grade or a paycheck is riding on it. By the time you enter grad schoo... Read More »

Why do you use Wikipedia for research papers?

You could use Wikipedia as a source to guide you to other references that could be used in a research paper, but it shouldn't be used on its own because the user-generated content may not be accurate.