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The battle to destroy Wikipedia's biggest sockpuppet army

The battle to destroy Wikipedia's biggest sockpuppet army | Libraries | Scoop.it
And it's just the "tip of the iceberg," according to one editor.
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Never assume always check those references here is a salutary warning. Fighting the good fight against paid editing of Wikipedia pages for promotional purposes. Surely there are enough social media websites for companies to promote themselves on without usingWikipedia?   

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Libraries | Scoop.it

A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens (The case for libraries: freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication.


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Neil Gaiman library champion makes the case for libraries and the role of reading in stimulating the imagination.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, October 16, 2013 3:44 AM

Dear Neil,

Thank you for being there for us librarians & literacy lovers. You get it. You preach it. You Live it. You Rock.

Cheers!,

Gwyneth Jones

The Daring Librarian.

Melissa Cooper's curator insight, October 17, 2013 1:44 AM

Great for advocating for libraries and librarians.