Crown Jewel or Pure Evil? Wikipedia Through an Information Literacy Lens

Polkinghorne, Sarah; Hoffman, Cameron
June 2009
Feliciter;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p101
The article discusses whether the website Wikipedia is good or evil. According to the author, an examination of the Wikipedia-related postings made to the Information Literacy Instruction Discussion List (ILI-L) reveals that most professional librarians hold variety of views about Wikipedia and their approaches to using Wikipedia in teaching are also high varied. The author concludes that Wikipedia and other social welfare, whether good or evil, speak mostly to the changing role as educators.


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