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Librarians: Curse of Wikipedia

Here’s the source of all ills with Wikipedia: it’s those pesky “librarian types,” mucking up what was a perfectly good encyclopedia.

Or so says a commenter on a blog entry by danah boyd recounting the perplexing history of the Wikipedia entry supposedly about her: “I stopped contributing regularly [to Wikipedia] a while ago because keeping up with deletions/alterations by the librarian types got to be too much effort. These people cause real problems for any sort of material that isn’t taught in high school.”

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