Wikipedia is a FREE online encyclopedia that YOU, yes you, can edit! Wikipedia can be edited by anyone who has a Wikipedia user ID. All text on Wikipedia is licensed under CC-BY-SA or Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License meaning you are free to remix or share the work The goal of Wikipedia was to provide free knowledge to everyone who seeks it….
BUT with that comes a huge issue… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaA DQTeZRCY
How reliable IS Wikipedia?!The creators of Wikipedia are the first ones to admit that not every entry is reliable! BUT, it is a great way to find where you can get accurate information! Wikipedia cites work used at the end of every article.So definitely DON’T cite it for a paper, but do go to it for ideas and REVIEWABLE good information.
Estimated 365 million readers There are editions of Wikipedia in 283 languages 20 million articles, 3.8 million of them are in English 100,000 regular contributors Ranked 6th most popular website in the world!