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A tale of information ethics and encyclopædias; Or, is Wikipedia just another internet scam?
Abstract Purpose - This paper seeks to look at the Purpose - This paper seeks to look at the question of accuracy of content regarding Wikipedia and other internet encyclopædias. Design/methodology/ approach - By looking at other sources, the paper considers whether the information contained within Wikipedia can be relied on to be accurate. Findings - Wikipedia poses as an encyclopædia when by no stretch of the definition can it be termed such; therefore, it should be subject to regulation. Originality/value - The paper highlights the issue that, without regulation, content cannot be relied on to be accurate.ontent cannot be relied on to be accurate.
Abstractsub Purpose - This paper seeks to look at the Purpose - This paper seeks to look at the question of accuracy of content regarding Wikipedia and other internet encyclopædias. Design/methodology/ approach - By looking at other sources, the paper considers whether the information contained within Wikipedia can be relied on to be accurate. Findings - Wikipedia poses as an encyclopædia when by no stretch of the definition can it be termed such; therefore, it should be subject to regulation. Originality/value - The paper highlights the issue that, without regulation, content cannot be relied on to be accurate.ontent cannot be relied on to be accurate.
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.1108/14684520710773050  +
Has author Gorman G.E. +
Has extra keyword Internet + , Laws and legislation + , Online systems + , Accuracy + , Encyclopedia + , Wikipedia + , Information use +
Has keyword Accuracy + , Encyclopedia + , Internet + , Regulation +
Issn 14684527  +
Issue 3  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 2  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 273–276  +
Published in Online Information Review +
Title A tale of information ethics and encyclopædias; Or, is Wikipedia just another internet scam? +
Type literature review  +
Volume 31  +
Year 2007 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 13:00:51  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Literature reviews  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 13:00:51  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2007  +
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