Thing 5(b) 2013 – Wikepedia in Education and Research

16 Oct. In the latest post of the 23 Things for Research (on Oxford Bodleian blogs), the Thing 5 says ‘Wikipedia: Learning by sharing knowledge‘. Jisc Wikimedian Ambassador Martin Poulter argues for wikepedia to be made an education source. 

That has been there on my mind always. During a short period I was involved in education, I was faced with this question: what is the role of wikipedia in education and research? In my quest to understand the wikipedia better and also spread its knowledge and use among students and the public,  I had organised a seminar on Wikipedia, in September 2008  too. 

Wikipedia is a wonderful 


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