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The Free Online Encyclopedia
Welcome to Nupedia, a free online encyclopedia anyone can edit!


Nupedia is a free online internet encyclopedia with 98 articles in English. Most articles are created by the community and the wiki is moderated by a group of active administrators.

About Nupedia


Nupedia is an english language online encyclopedia orignally founded by the Wikimedia Foundation yet was then revived by a member of wikia to rival Wikipedia. The original Nupedia lasted from March 2000 until September 2003. It is mostly known now as the predecessor of Wikipedia, but Nupedia had a seven-step approval process to control content of articles before being posted, rather than live wiki-based updating. Read more

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