Who's Who from the Arab World (whoisarab.com):About

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Who's Who from the Arab World (whoisarab.com) is a web-based, free-content encyclopedia project that aims at documenting Arabs throughout history.

Who's Who from the Arab World is written by internet volunteers who write without monetary reimbursement. Anyone with access to the internet can write and make changes to the website's articles, except in a few instances where editing is restricted to avert disruption or vandalism. Users can contribute anonymously, under an alias, or, if they choose to, under their real name.

Who's Who from the Arab World is a live collaboration differing from paper-based reference sources in many important ways. Unlike printed encyclopedias, Who's Who from the Arab World is continually created and updated, with articles on historic figures appearing within a short period of time, rather than months or years. Older articles tend to be more comprehensive and balanced while newer articles may contain misinformation, unencyclopedic content, or vandalism. Awareness of this helps the reader to obtain valid information and avoid recently added misinformation.