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Information sources for researchers, academics and students have been dominantly verbal or the printed text for hundreds of years. The proliferation of electronic information sources has greatly diversified the methods for storing information as well as the formats in which information can be stored eg text, graphics, audio, video and so. So where are the information sources today? One of the best known information sources today is Wikipedia which is an electronic web based store of information sorted by topics, somewhat akin to the notion of a yester-year’s expensive print based encyclopaedia. Wikipedia as an online wiki enables contributors from all over the world to provide their expertise for further comment and refinement by international experts.

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