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All in His Head Einstein's creative thinking. Beyond the Condom When will we have male birth control? Vitamin B12 We shouldn't need to eat it. The Attenboroughs Explore nature through the species that bear his name.

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The editors at Wikipedia have come a long way in policing the site for bad posts and flagging items without citations; but you should always be suspect of information on the site because of its public nature. Therefore, Wikipedia is best used at the start of your research to help you get a sense of the breadth and depth of your topic. It should never be cited in an academic paper. Another reason why Wikipedia should not be cited in an academic research paper is that it aims to be like an encyclopedia—a source of reference information, not scholarly research or primary or secondary sources.

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The Best Reference Sites for General Research The Library of Congress enables you to not only ask a librarian but search catalogs of libraries from all over the world. This is truly a huge resource that should be on your Top 10 of best research sites.

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