Is wikipedia a credible source?

Answer No, Wikipedia is not a credible source.However, you probably won't find "any pages that are bogus and full of errors" unless you specifically set out to find them. More likely you will find (and ha... Read More »

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Is Wikipedia a credible and reliable source ?

Yes and No. It is a reliable source because there is a lot of great information on the website for some topics. On the other hand the information is submitted by regular people and some times peopl... Read More »

Do you think wikipedia is a credible source of information?

When I attended college the first source my Professor said not to trust is wikipedia. It is an open source of info allowing anyone to enter facts, delete facts, and enter information without citing... Read More »

Why isn't Wikipedia a not considered a credible reference source in college research?

Because Wikipedia is a tertiary level source - that is its articles are summaries of what has been published elsewhere. These secondary sources are listed at the bottom of the article page in the r... Read More »

Wikipedia is a great learning tool, but it is not a credible reference source to use for college research?

I agree that is a good starting point for college research and agree that the sources cited within the Wikipedia articles should be considered on a case-by-case base as credible references.I agree ... Read More »