Group 6 "Wikipedia" readings...
Let's make it easy and nice for the last class of the semester. These are the fun readings for Group 6's presentation on the theme "Wikipedia - the future of knowledge?".
1. Read this one first:Internet Encyclopaedias Go Head to Head: Jimmy Wales' Wikipedia comes close to Britannica in terms of the accuracy of its science entries, a Nature investigation finds., by Jim Giles, Nature, December 14, 2005
2. Then, the response: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., Fatally Flawed: Refuting the recent study on encyclopedic accuracy by the journal Nature, March 2006
3. If you find yourself interested after having read those, indulge yourself with some background information... in Wikipedia itself:
Now you're ready to go.