Why is wikipedia not a valid reference?

Answer Wikipedia is not a valid source because it does not have review for publication. When a traditional reference source publishes some work, they (in theory) have someone check over the article for mi... Read More »

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Wikipedia: a valid source?

Not outraged at all. Search engines should off work off relevance, popularity, and how recent an article is. Wikipedia articles meet those criteria quite well.What do you mean by "valid"? If valid ... Read More »

Why is Wikipedia not a valid source?

Wikipedia should not be used as a cited source for two very good reasons:1. It is not peer reviewed before publication. Especially including the fact that most people can edit, this is a major prob... Read More »

Can Wikipedia become a valid source?

I am going to answer this question as a teacher. When we tell students not to use Wikipedia as a source, it is because it is always changing. A reliable source remains constant. Granted, someone... Read More »

Can I trust wikipedia How do I know if it is valid or not?

No, you can't trust Wikipedia. The only way you can know a particular article is valid or not is by actually being an expert on the subject or at least having done your own research into the topic.... Read More »