What is a primary source of information?

Answer A primary source is a reference that is written during the time period that is being studied, such as newspaper articles, journals, buildings and photographs. Primary sources help historians better... Read More »

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Is Wikipedia a bad source to gather information?

The information on wikipedia is only as reliable as the person posting it. Granted I have used it to familiarize myself with topics or people but you can never cite it as a source because most accr... Read More »

Is Wikipedia a reliable source of information?

Yes and no.The word "reliable" has a particular connotation: that one can simply rely on that source and prima facie (without further evidence) expect it to be true.Wikipedia has a lot of great con... Read More »

Is wikipedia a reliable source for information?

No, because the information is input-ed by average people like us. Some people will list a citation of a credible resource when they type info in wikipedia and some people do not list a citation or... Read More »

Is Wikipedia a source for real information?

Although it can be edited, they can revert the changes you make to it if it is not true. They take information off of reliable sources, which can be viewed at the bottom and they cite their sources... Read More »