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Students' use of Wikipedia as an academic resource — Patterns of use and perceptions of usefulness
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, Faculty of Education, Australia ; , School of Education, United Kingdom

Internet and Higher Education Volume 28, Number 1, ISSN 1096-7516 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

Wikipedia is now an established information source in contemporary society. With initial fears over its detrimental influence on scholarship and study habits now subsiding, this paper investigates what part Wikipedia plays in the academic lives of undergraduate students. The paper draws upon survey data gathered from students across two universities in Australia (n

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Selwyn, N. & Gorard, S. (2016). Students' use of Wikipedia as an academic resource — Patterns of use and perceptions of usefulness. Internet and Higher Education, 28(1), 28-34. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved April 21, 2019 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2015.08.004

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