Is wikipedia really reliable for research level reference.......?

Answer It is not at all reliable for "research level reference." For research-level references, there are serious consequences for passing false information. That's not the case with Wikipedia.Think about... Read More »

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How reliable and accurate is Wikipedia for research?

Wikipedia is about as good a source of accurate information as Britannica, the venerable standard-bearer of facts about the world around us, according to a study published this week in the journal ... Read More »

Do you think Wikipedia is reliable or untrustworthy as a research tool?

Untrustworthy; People tended to edit articles that contain false and personal information.

Why is Wikipedia considered a questionable resource when it comes to using it as a reference for research?

Wikipedia is what's known as a 'wiki', which means anyone (even you) can edit it. This means two things: 1) It's updated with new information almost immediately after something is reported on in... Read More »

How do you cite a Wikipedia page as a reference in a research paper?

The above answers are correct as far as format goes, but I would be VERY, VERY, VERY, VERY careful using Wikipedia as a source in a formal research paper.Since anyone can edit it, information from ... Read More »