What are Blogs and Wikis?
Blogs and Wikis are social tools that allow people to communicate using
Internet. Blogs are often used to express personal opinions and thoughts
Wikis are often used for collaborative projects.
What is a Blog?
A blog (short for web log) is a web page written in journal format.
short, frequent and regularly updated posts. Blogs can cover any topic
imaginable, from personal musings about someone's life to serious commentaries
on current events and community activities.
What is a Wiki?
A Wiki is a collection of web pages that allows you to work collaboratively
the content of a Website. One of the most well known Wikis is Wikipedia.
uniqueness of the Wiki is that all users can create and edit content.
reason Wikipedia and other Wikis may contain incorrect information
not be relied on for authoritative sources of information required
homework and research.
If you can't find what you're looking for try different keywords and
the site's About/Help tips.
Use more than one search tool to get more results.
Remember not all content in Blogs and Wikis is appropriate for all
This page was created by Veronica
Hughes and Scott
Community-Based Information Sources
Do you want to find blogs or wikis?
Blog Search Tools
you many options for searching and browsing, including subject,
language, category (tag), and popularity rating. The wide variety
of topics and
browsing features are very helpful if you're not familiar with a topic
just want to explore what others have to say about a subject.
Search offers simple and advanced searching. The advanced
search features allows you to narrow your query by title, author,
language, and inclusion of adult content.
you to browse and search for approximately 30,000 blogs. The site supports
keyword and phrase searching which can be limited by
category and geographic location. You can also learn more about blogs
through the links
to Blogging Articles.
Wiki Search Tools
Qwika searches more than 1100 Wikis in twelve languages.
Metawiki Search searches multiple Wikis by keywords in the page title.
limit searches to either one or all of the Wikis listed in the dropdown
below the search box.
With Wikia you can search and browse more than 1300 Wikis by language
category. Wikia searches only the Wikis it hosts; however, it provides
easy to use
tools for creating
your own Wiki.
If this doesn't help, you can either go back to the main AskScott page or ask a human.