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Wikis and information integrity

How do wikis complicate issues of manners and ethics? Changing someone's words in a traditional book, for example, might range from being rude to legally actionable. You would not do so without asking the author, which is not the case in a wiki.

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The reason why wiki sources are not considered scholarly it is because of the doubtful integrity of its contents. Most, if not all, colleges and universities do not recommend wiki as sources of information.

The idea behind wiki is that it will be an ...

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This solution traces why wiki sources are not considered scholarly and the reasons why wikis are not considered by colleges and universities as scholarly sources of information.