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Info Island in Second Life

I spent some time this weekend going through Second Life.  Most of the time I stay on the NMC Campus, but it’s quiet most of the time and after a while I’m looking for something to do.  So this weekend … Continue reading

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NY Times on Wikipedia

The New York Times has an article in today's paper, “Rewriting History: Snared in the Web of a Wikipedia Liar” (free registration required), which tells the story of how an anonymous editor implicated John Seigenthaler, a former editor of the … Continue reading

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Counterpoint: Can You Trust Encyclopedia Britannica?

This week's Library Blog entry cites an article where several authorities discuss problem entries in Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that anyone can edit. As a counterpoint, I'd like to offer Errors in the Encyclopædia Britannica that have been corrected in … Continue reading

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