Wikis: A Reliable Source?

What characterizes a reliable source on the internet?

Have you ever referenced a wikipedia or a wiki?

How could a wiki be considered a reliable source?

Would you allow your students to source a wiki as a reference?

“The fact that Wikipedia is not a reliable source for academic research doesn’t mean that it’s wrong to use basic reference materials when you’re trying to familiarize yourself with a topic.” (Harvard College, 2014)

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