September 16, 2004

Wikipedia as an authority

Read an interesting post over at Web4Lib about Wikipedia being used as an authoritative source at the Library of Congress.

The record cited:


010 sh2004001503
040 DLC ?b eng ?c DLC
005 20040325160112.0
150 Hinnies
550 Livestock ?w g
550 Donkeys
550 Horses
670 Work cat.: 2003070232: Grovet, Heather. Beanie, the horse that wasn't a horse, 2004.
670 Wikipedia, Feb. 12, 2004 ?b (Hinny: the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey)
670 Am. heritage dict. ?b (Hinny, n., pl-nies: The hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey)

Posted by leita at September 16, 2004 05:25 PM to category Ready Reference