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And on the other side:
A false Wikipedia 'biography'
By John Seigenthaler 

A fabricated, libelous biography with no sources, no attribution, of a 
historically significant figure was on the site for four months. And 
since and both use wikipedia as a source, 
users of any one of the three would get the same ‘biographical information’.

Interesting to note: in the Wikipedia article in question 
<>, there is now a 
brief discussion of the vandalism of the biography. They don't mention 
how it got removed, or answer much of the criticism from the article.

Robert Eiffert
Librarian, Pacific MS  Vancouver WA
Librarian in the Middle Blog:

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.  -Eugene Ionesco

Harry Willems wrote:

> Several weeks ago WiKipedia was cussed and discussed on this list. 
> Below is a Kansas Library Listserv (Kanlib) post from one of the 
> librarians at the state library that has relevance to the conversation:
> The State Library of Kansas has cataloged close to 1,000 Wikipedia 
> articles
> on OCLC so far including about 600 articles on Kansas cities/towns as 
> well
> as the 105 articles on Kansas counties. I knew it was a gamble, 
> cataloging
> these articles. Before starting I did a lot of looking/reading.

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