Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Editing Wikipedia

Some people are not aware that many articles on Wikipedia are unlocked so that they can be edited by anyone. Wikipedia is a great starting point if one knows nothing about a topic, but as Stephan Pastis indicated in the November 18 "Pearls Before Swine" cartoon, verify what you learn by consulting other sources.
-D.D.


Pearls Before Swine

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

TrueKnowledge.com

TrueKnowledge.com attemps to respond to user-posed questions. This was a niche explored by Ask.com a decade ago. An oddity of the database is that if the database cannot provide an answer, the person posing the question is invited to provide an answer.

Links from this page went to dbpedia.org, which harvests and sorts data from Wikipedia, and to thearda.com.


-DD