Saturday, October 28, 2006

The collaborative encyclopedia ...

... Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade?

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  1. "'The problem with an online encyclopedia created by anybody is that you have no idea whether you are reading an established person in the field or someone with an ax to grind,' said Mr. Gorman, dean of library services at California State University at Fresno, in an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle."
    To which I would respond: Yes, the great advantage of a traditional encyclopedia is that you know you are reading an established person in the field who has an ax to grind. One thing you don't know is what that ax is.

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