Wikipedia, The Free And Online Encyclopedia

varron104 By varron104, 16th May 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Yes, any one can to contribute to Wikipedia provided he/she has an access to the site. This online encyclopedia accepts entries from the site’s members all over the globe adding, editing as well as creating article. BBC news in their report that entitled “Wikipedia survives research test” said that many of the editors in Wikipedia are experts on what they are revising.

Wikipedia, The Free And Online Encyclopedia

Usually we go to the internet for some research. There, we can find different websites, some commercial and some are educational and some posses the both. One of the most popular website that usually appeared in the monitor is the Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. This site is one of the favorite website scanned by the search engine when we search for something.

The Wikipedia is considered as the largest as well as the most popular general reference that is available in the internet today. Wikipedia was rank as eight in all websites in Alexa and has an estimated of about 365 million readers worldwide.

Currently it has an estimated 17 million articles and 3.5 million of these articles are written in English language. The Articles written in the Wikipedia are collaborative works of thousands of volunteer writers all over the globe. These articles can be edited by anybody provided that he/she has an access to the website. Larry Sanger coined the name Wikipedia from wiki, a Hawaiian word which means quick added to the pedia of the encyclopedia.

Wikipedia begin as a form of complimentary project done for Nupedia. Nupedia is a free online English Language encyclopedia. The articles that were written in Nupedia are written by some experts and they are reviewed under a certain formal process.

The Wikipedia is a great help for the students and to anybody who searched for any information in the internet. There are many topics that are available and written by different experts in different fields for the Wikipedia all over the globe.

This website is not really intended for commercial purpose but really to cater information to its readers. Unlike other websites the, Wikipedia currently does not run advertisement which makes it looks authoritative.

The contents of the website are good source of information. You only have to look for a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the information you acquire considering that the contents here can be edited by anyone that has an access to the site.

Yes, any one can to contribute to Wikipedia provided he/she has an access to the site. This online encyclopedia accepts entries from the site’s members all over the globe adding, editing as well as creating article. BBC news in their report that entitled “Wikipedia survives research test” said that many of the editors in Wikipedia are experts on what they are revising.

Furthermore, the wikipedia has gained the reputation as a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project that brings different kinds of information to the readers worldwide.

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I'm a content writer. I also write for other sites (triond,bukisa,factoidz,redgage, and in expertscolumn) http://expertscolumn.com

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