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This guide contains information about what Wikipedia is, how to use Wikipedia for college level research, how to evaluate individual Wikipedia articles, some alternative to Wikipedia for LMU Students, and much more!

Below is a TED Talk from Jimmy Wales, one of Wikipedia's founders about the "Birth of Wikipedia."

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