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Sams Teach Yourself Wikipedia in 10 Minutes

Book Description

Sams Teach Yourself Wikipedia in 10 Minutes gives you straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through the 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take advantage of the Wikipedia encyclopedia–and all of Wikipedia’s incredible resources.

Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

Notes provide additional information

Plain English explains new terms and definitions

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

  • Navigate the Wikipedia site and discover its latest capabilities

  • Use Wikipedia for fast, efficient research

  • Verify Wikipedia information and check references

  • Edit, correct, improve, and discuss existing Wikipedia articles

  • Write new Wikipedia articles, and add images and media to them

  • Find word definitions in Wiktionary and quotations in Wikiquote

  • Download Wikimedia Commons photos you can freely reuse

  • Read and edit free textbooks with Wikibooks

  • Link to Wikipedia content on your own website

  • Participate in the Wikipedia community