Meta:Training/For Ambassadors/No original research

From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

  Wikimedia Training The Core Menu · Resources Page 13 of 16

Beyond the Five Pillars…

<translate> No original research</translate>

<translate> Wikipedia is a tertiary source of information—based on a collection of secondary sources writing about a primary source. Simply put, Wikipedia is not a place to publish original research, but rather is a summary of what has been written in reliable sources about the original topic or research.</translate>

<translate> Typical college papers require students to do original research, have a point of view and argue it. However, Wikipedia is a tertiary source—a summary secondary information about a given topic.</translate>

previous page   next page