[ModLib] Redux: Clearing the air: My Change of Opinion about Wikipedia

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Tue Nov 8 18:24:48 EST 2011


I'm with you....I use it all the time to /*assist*/ in researching 
titles, authors, etc. Plus, they often have valuable links at the bottom 
which helps to substantiate whatever claims/positions asserted in the 
Wiki. article(s).

-Eric Mayer

On 11/8/2011 3:25 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
> Forgot to mention: This was in July of 2006.
> On Nov 8, 2011, at 2:19 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
>> In researching the new FAQ entry about ISBNs, I discovered an 
>> archived ModernLib listserv conversation whose side text dealt with 
>> Wikipedia. At the time, I was under the STRONG opinion that Wikipedia 
>> was a mostly-unreliable source of information. I voiced that opinion 
>> on the listserv. Loudly
> Scot Kamins
> ......................
> One cause, a thousand effects
> A thousand causes, one effect
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