WikiIndex Alternatives

    WikiIndex is described as 'Welcome to WikiIndex, a wiki of all wiki, wiki people, wiki software, wiki farms, and wiki ideas, a 'work in progress' founded in 2006. This is part of a continued effort to self-organize information collaboratively, started by Ward Cunningham a decade ago' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WikiIndex, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Wikipedia, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to WikiIndex are Kiwix (Free, Open Source), Encyclopædia Britannica (Freemium), Infogalactic (Free, Open Source) and WikiSpooks.com (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 15, 2021

    1. Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million articles (3.5 million in English), which have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world.
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    2. Kiwix enables you to have the whole Wikipedia at hand wherever you go! You don't need Internet, everything is stored on your computer, USB flash drive or DVD!.


    3. The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company.
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      "The planetary knowledge core" is free of censorship, unlike Wikipedia, and while there may be more alt-right users, there are lefties, libertarians, Greens, anarchists, conspirophiles, and artists who utilize the deep encyclopedia.

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      The articles are not accurate, out of date and politically spun.

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    4. WikiSpooks is a global alternative encyclopedia on politics, spy craft, deep state intelligence, and conspiracies, free of corporate influence, partisan politics, or government propaganda for historians and truth-seekers to read, edit, and share.
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      Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.
    5. Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of academic topics.
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    6. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations.
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    7. Metapedia is an electronic encyclopedia which focuses on culture, art, science, philosophy and politics. The name has a dual symbolic meaning: - Metapedia sets its focus on topics that usually are not covered in — i.e. that falls outside of — mainstream encyclopedias.

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      According to WikiPedia and various user reports: “Metapedia is an online wiki-based encyclopedia, which contains fascist, far-right, white nationalist, white supremacist, anti-feminist, homophobic, Islamophobic, antisemitic, Holocaust-denying, and neo-Nazi points of view.”

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    8. Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free. For the Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com mobile app, go here. Dictionary.com
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