16. Wikis. Wikis are controversial amongst librarians, especially wikipedia. "-pedia" suggests authority.
According to dictionary.com, (italics mine).
"Word History: The word encyclopedia, which to us usually means a large set of books, descends from a phrase that involved coming to grips with the contents of such books. The Greek phrase is enkuklios paideia, made up of enkuklios, "cyclical, periodic, ordinary," and paideia, "education," and meaning "general education.""
"encyclopedia." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 23 Jul. 2007.
Meanwhile, "Wiki" is "Originally an abbreviation of WikiWikiWeb, software developed by American computer programmer Howard G. Cunningham (born 1949) : Hawaiian wikiwiki, quick + web.]
"wiki." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 23 Jul. 2007.
17. md sandbox homepage w/my blog link:
md sandbox my wiki contribution:
md sandbox homepage with my contribution link: