Can I use Wikipedia for Research?

  • Yes, and no

    Wikipedia is best used as a starting point for brainstorming
    more questions you’d like to answer about your topic.

    It should not be used as the only electronic resource in your

    If you use Wikipedia as part of your final project, you must
    include at least two other electronic resources in your

    For example: Let’s say you are required to use one book,
    one magazine and one electronic resource for your research
    project. If you use Wikipedia for your project, then you
    must add at least two additional resources to confirm your
    Wikipedia information, for a total of three electronic
    resources. This would be in addition to the book and
    magazine resource.