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==Standard==
 
==Standard==
 
Issuepedia has templates for easy linkage to the following MediaWiki-based reference sites:
 
Issuepedia has templates for easy linkage to the following MediaWiki-based reference sites:
* [[Wikipedia]]: general encyclopedia; usually reliable, but be alert for the political agendas of individual editors
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* [[Wikipedia]] {{l/wp|Main Page}}): general encyclopedia; usually reliable, but be alert for political editorial agendas
* [[Conservapedia]]: [[Americonservatism]]-oriented encyclopedia; sees the world from a {{USA}}-centric point of view, and uses every opportunity to show how all problems can be blamed on [[liberalism]] and/or [[secularism]]
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* [[Conservapedia]] ({{l/cp|Main Page}}): [[Americonservatism]]-oriented encyclopedia; sees the world from a {{USA}}-centric point of view, and uses every opportunity to show how all problems can be blamed on [[liberalism]] and/or [[secularism]]
* [[Dkosopedia]]: left-leaning political encyclopedia
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* [[Discourse DB]] ([https://discoursedb.org/wiki/Main_Page Main Page]): database of editorial opinions
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* <s>[[Dkosopedia]]: left-leaning political encyclopedia</s> defunct
 
* [[Iron Chariots]]: religious apologetics
 
* [[Iron Chariots]]: religious apologetics
 
* [[Metapedia]] (metapedia dot org is blocked by MW spam filter; {{wikipedia|Metapedia}}): "far-right, white nationalist, white supremacist, white separatist, antisemitic, and neo-Nazi"
 
* [[Metapedia]] (metapedia dot org is blocked by MW spam filter; {{wikipedia|Metapedia}}): "far-right, white nationalist, white supremacist, white separatist, antisemitic, and neo-Nazi"
* [[RationalWiki]]: devoted to rational analysis of politically-significant claims
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* [[RationalWiki]] ({{l/rw|Main Page}}): devoted to rational analysis of politically-significant claims
* [[SourceWatch]]: follows the influence of money in politics
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* [[SJWiki]]: Social Justice Wiki
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* [[SourceWatch]] ({{l/sw|Main Page}}): follows the influence of money in politics
  
 
In each case, there is a template of the same name (all lower-case, no spaces) -- e.g. <nowiki>{{ironchariots}}</nowiki> -- which will link to that wiki's article of the same name. The first argument (optional) is the article name to link to if it's not the same.
 
In each case, there is a template of the same name (all lower-case, no spaces) -- e.g. <nowiki>{{ironchariots}}</nowiki> -- which will link to that wiki's article of the same name. The first argument (optional) is the article name to link to if it's not the same.
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==Dictionaries==
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* [https://dictionary.cambridge.org/ Cambridge Dictionary]
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* [http://dictionary.com Dictionary.com]
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* [https://www.thefreedictionary.com/ The Free Dictionary] "by [http://www.farlex.com/ Farlex]"
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** Farlex also provides [https://www.thefreelibrary.com/ The Free Library], not yet evaluated.
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* [http://m-w.com Merriam-Webster dictionary]
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* [http://www.etymonline.com/ Online Etymology Dictionary]
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* {{wiktionary|Main Page}}
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==Other==
 
==Other==
 
* [[Rightpedia]] ([http://en.rightpedia.info/w/Main_Page Main Page]): wiki-based encyclopedia representing "alt-right" (aka "Nazis who don't want to admit to it") viewpoints
 
* [[Rightpedia]] ([http://en.rightpedia.info/w/Main_Page Main Page]): wiki-based encyclopedia representing "alt-right" (aka "Nazis who don't want to admit to it") viewpoints
 
* [[LittleSis]] - [http://littlesis.org/ site] - similar to SourceWatch, but more oriented towards political connections. Does not appear to be wiki-based.
 
* [[LittleSis]] - [http://littlesis.org/ site] - similar to SourceWatch, but more oriented towards political connections. Does not appear to be wiki-based.
* [http://dictionary.com Dictionary.com]
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* '''SciHub''': free copies of paywalled research
* [http://m-w.com Merriam-Webster dictionary]
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** The site has to keep switching domains in order to deal with unethical copyright takedowns...
* [http://www.etymonline.com/ Online Etymology Dictionary]
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*** [http://sci-hub.se .se]: ok on 2021-03-16
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*** [http://sci-hub.tw/ .tw]: no site on 2021-03-16
 
* [https://www.statista.com/ Statista, "The Statistics Portal"]: searchable charts and statistics
 
* [https://www.statista.com/ Statista, "The Statistics Portal"]: searchable charts and statistics
 
* [http://www.summer-foundation.org/en/Initiatives The Summer Foundation Initiatives Database]: "...initiatives of people who are committed to making the world a more free, equal and solidary place" (Apparently "solidary" is, in fact, [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/solidary?s=t a word].)
 
* [http://www.summer-foundation.org/en/Initiatives The Summer Foundation Initiatives Database]: "...initiatives of people who are committed to making the world a more free, equal and solidary place" (Apparently "solidary" is, in fact, [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/solidary?s=t a word].)
* [http://www.etymonline.com/ Online Etymological Dictionary] ([https://mastodon.social/users/natecull/updates/2719226 via])
 
 
* [https://www.fcnl.org/ Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)]
 
* [https://www.fcnl.org/ Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)]

Latest revision as of 18:06, 16 March 2021

A growing number of reference sites are now available on the web. Some are general, but most are specific to some particular area of interest.

Standard

Issuepedia has templates for easy linkage to the following MediaWiki-based reference sites:

In each case, there is a template of the same name (all lower-case, no spaces) -- e.g. {{ironchariots}} -- which will link to that wiki's article of the same name. The first argument (optional) is the article name to link to if it's not the same.

Dictionaries

Other