Rocking the Information Literacy Cradle

As the debate over the usefulness of wikis as legitimate information resources continues, it's easy to see how educators (and librarians) can be caught in the middle. Here's an astounding figure I gathered from a recent eSchoolNews article titled Wikis test students' research skills.
"According to the web traffic rankings site, Wikipedia ranks second in popularity among all reference sites, trailing only Yahoo"

Read the full article for yourself here.

Although the debate over Wikipedia is not over yet, you can easily see how collaborative content tools are rocking the information literacy cradle.

What are your thoughts on Wikipedia? Do you love it or hate it? How do you recommend students use these tools?

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