The world wide web is a treasure-house of knowledge on a plethora of topics;in fact, on every possible topic! The number of web users are growing by the day and web recipients range from school children to collegians,from professionals to house-makers That the internet is the largest database of knowledge is no hyperbole! When we use the internet to search for information, search-engines are the answer to aid us in our endeavour. One such popular search engine is the Google search engine and the website that ranks first almost every time we use Google, is the Wikipedia.The Wikipedia is the internet encyclopaedia, that offers information on almost every possible important topic. What is more unique to the wikipedia is its user-friendly disposition. This is simply proven by the fact that any user can edit the information posted on the webpage. The encyclopaedia exists by virtue of the contribution of the millions of users, who keep posting, adding and editing information on various topics. Thus, the wikipedia differs significantly from other internet encyclopaedias or information portals where information is supplied by the website-owners!Now, the popular question that has been doing the rounds for quite a many times, arises. It deals with the credibility of the user-created and edited encyclopaedia.