Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual

Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual

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You don't have to understand how to edit Wikipedia in order to find the information you need and join the conversation. This booklet gives you just what you need to know in friendly, concise form so you can research any subject without getting lost in Wikipedia's labyrinth. With it, you'll be able to unlock the mysteries of the many links on every Wikipedia page and the sometimes cryptic buzzwords you see on Talk pages. And, while this booklet focuses on Wikipedia readers, it also includes a tutorial for first-time editors and explains Wikipedia's editing tools. You'll find valuable advice on how to alert editors to flaws in articles and how to contribute to Talk pages without getting caught up in pointless disputes. The author of Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual has edited more than 15, 000 Wikipedia articles, and has written a comprehensive index to Wikipedia for editors to use in their daily work. His knowledge of Wikipedia is limitless and his passion is contagious. With this guide, you'll catch on quickly.If youa#39;re an iPhone or iPod Touch owners, you might consider a very recently announced application called wikipedia-iphone. It includes all articles in Wikipedia as of October 2007. That takes up about 2GB of hard drive space, is a betaanbsp;...

Title:Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual
Author:John Broughton
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2008-05-05


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