Friday, February 23, 2007

Wikipedia and Writing about Economics

William Polley just posted a commentary on wikipedia that is worth reading. This is the time my students are heavily invested in writing and researching and the temptation of web spaces like wikipedia is seductive. As Polley points out there is both the good and the bad, but before you cite wikipedia read his commentary. His commentary starts: "Is Wikipedia an acceptable source for college papers? Of course not. Is Wikipedia a useful research tool for college students? Absolutely." Go read...

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