Wikis and Blogs are another often used source for information.
5 years ago there were .5 million blogs today there are over 30 million.
Though fun to read and post to Wikis and Blogs are not always reliable.
(n.) A collaborative Web site comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. Similar to a blog in structure and logic, a wiki allows anyone to edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the Web site using a browser interface , including the work of previous authors.
The term wiki refers to either the Web site or the software used to create the site.
Wiki wiki means “quick” in Hawaiian. The first wiki was created by Ward Cunnigham in 1995.
Wikipedia has a definition of itself.
WikiIndex is a wiki of wiki, wiki people and wiki ideas.
Probably the most famous and most controversial Wiki
Wikipedia is a great place to start looking for information but is not a good scholarly source.
Never cite Wikipedia in an academic paper
Fun With Wikipedia
These are some great articles about Wikipedia
KNOW IT ALL
Internet encyclopaedias go head to head
The Colbert Report has been having fun with Wikipedia too. You will need a fast internet connection to watch these videos from YouTube.com (Note: this is satire. It’s intended to be funny not factual but it gives you lots to think about.)
Colbert Analyzes Wikipedia
(n.) Short for We b log , a blog is a Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author. (v.) To author a Web log.
A blog, differs from a wiki in that, typically authored by an individual, does not allow visitors to change the original posted material, only add comments to the original content.
Places to find Blogs
Globe of Blog
Google Blog Search
There are many other ways to find blogs as well. These are just the bare minimum.