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First Year Writing

Class guide for EN 105/106

The Value of Wikipedia and Google

Wikipedia and Google Scholar


If you thought librarians hated Wikipedia and Google, you thought wrong! Wikipedia and Google can both be great exploratory tools, and they're quick and easy to use. They're great places to start your research, but don't end it there!

Infographic used with permission from Auburn University Libraries.

Using Wikipedia Effectively


This video from Penn State University explains how to use Wikipedia effectively as a starting point for you research, even if Wikipedia isn't considered an authoritative source.

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