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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics by Michael Miller

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19. Researching with Wikipedia

The Internet is a great place to do research. All sorts of information is out there, if you know where to find it.

While many people use Google or Yahoo! for research, searching the Web for just the right information can sometimes be like looking for a needle in a haystack; the information you get is totally unfiltered and not always accurate. A better way to research is to use Wikipedia—a site that is fast becoming the primary information site on the Web.

How Wikipedia Works

Wikipedia (www.wikipedia.com) is like a giant online encyclopedia—but with a twist. Unlike ...

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