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Where’s Wikipedia??

You may have heard the news that Wikipedia (in English) is staging a global blackout in protest of two bills before the U.S. Congress: Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and Protect IP Act (PIPA) You can read a blog about … Continue reading

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What’s hot, per Wikipedia

Is there a hot topic you want to learn about fast? Or do you want to know what some current hot topics are? Wikirage tracks the topics in Wikipedia that are being edited the most (during the last hour, 6 … Continue reading

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Even More Wikipedias

Back in May 2007, I wrote a post about alternatives to Wikipedia (view original post), one of which was a serious contender to the ever-popular, user-generated/edited encyclopedia and the other being a spoof. Since it’s Friday, Wired Magazine found even … Continue reading

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What’s a wiki?

Here’s a very short video explaining wikis, from the clever folks at Common Craft: Common Craft has many short videos explaining things like RSS, social bookmarking, twitter, blogs, sharing photos online, and more. You can also get them through YouTube … Continue reading

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It’s YOUR web: Do you add content?

Do you “publish” on the Web, or are you a lurker? User-created content on the Internet is extremely popular–what effects might it have on journalism? advertising? social relationships? politics? and more… The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development reports, based … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Wannabes or Serious Contenders?

Here at the Library, we’re all about research. We have books, journals, magazines, online databases, guides and much more to help you with your research. On the other hand, sometimes you just need a quick definition or an encyclopedia article … Continue reading

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