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ENG 110 / ENG 112: College English - Fall 2019: Wikipedia
Did you know that you can use Wikipedia when you do academic research? You should not cite Wikipedia as a source not because it is a bad source but because Wikipedia is just an encyclopedia, and college level research requires the use of more sophisticated sources. But you can use Wikipedia:
To obtain background information or learn about unfamiliar topic;
To generate more ideas for keywords;
To identify people, organizations, and important dates related to your topic;
As a link to more sources that you can use in your research.
Take a look at the following video to learn more about using Wikipedia as a research tool.