Thanks a lot for you Richrad, Your reply given me a refreshment. Hope I
will give your answers if anyone tell something wrong about wikipedia.

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 4:08 PM, Richard Nevell <
richard.nev...@wikimedia.org.uk> wrote:

> Hello Shriheeran,
>
> I think if academics say Wikipedia can't be used as a source, we should
> say that's absolutely correct. The English Wikipedia has a policy
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability#Wikipedia_and_sources_that_mirror_or_use_it>
> which says that Wikipedia isn't considered a reliable source. Instead of
> citing Wikipedia, people can use it as a starting point for research.
>
> Wikipedia is very open about where its information comes from, and even
> includes warning when articles might not be high quality. I can't think of
> another website which would include a warning to readers that one of its
> pages might contain a point of view, or might need more fact checking.
>
> When you talk to academics about Wikipedia, is there anything in
> particular you're asking them to do?
>
> Regards,
> Richard Nevell
>
> On 16 February 2017 at 00:23, Wikimedia Among Scouts :Executive Director <
> shrihee...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Just I had a meeting with an it acadamic professionalist, the things got
>> from Wikipedia are not accepted as valid. Because they say that enyone can
>> edit wikipedia. That's the reason.But I said to that references are given
>> to each points there and temples such as citation needed are put in
>> WIKIPEDIA. What do you think about this? I am from srilanka.
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1:15 AM, Kleefeld, John <john.kleef...@usask.ca>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Colleagues, here is my fifth blog post, the first of a two-part set.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *WikiProjects, Article Importance, and Article Quality: An Intimate
>>> Relationship (1/2)* http://bit.ly/2lH9hjJ
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> And here are the links to the previous four, in reverse chronological
>>> order:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Wikipedia’s Gender Bias – and What Your Students Can Do About It *
>>> http://bit.ly/2kOkSMC
>>>
>>> *What Does It Mean to Say That “Anyone Can Edit” Wikipedia? *
>>> http://bit.ly/2jqMV5y
>>>
>>> *How Students Are Learning Medicine and Collaborative Skills, And
>>> Transforming Wikipedia *http://bit.ly/2jt5fH7
>>>
>>> *The Wikipedia Manifesto *http://bit.ly/2jGlAc1
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Yours truly,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> John Kleefeld
>>>
>>> Associate Professor, College of Law
>>>
>>> 2017 Teaching Fellow, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness
>>>
>>> University of Saskatchewan
>>>
>>> 15 Campus Drive
>>>
>>> Saskatoon SK  S7N 5A6
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> tel:          (+1) 306.966.1039 <(306)%20966-1039>
>>>
>>> email:    john.kleef...@usask.ca
>>>
>>> skype:    johnkleefeld
>>>
>>> twitter: @johnkleefeld
>>>
>>> web:       http://law.usask.ca/find-people/faculty/kleefeld-john.php
>>>
>>> mission: http://www.usask.ca/leadershipteam/documents/president/Missi
>>> onVisionValues.pdf
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
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>> Shriheeran Logeswaran.
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