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- This is a proposed Appropedia policy. You can , or discuss it on the talk page or at the Appropedia policy discussion page.
- For now, this should be considered an essay by one or more Appropedians, and not as a policy or guideline.
Appropedia, unlike Wikipedia, encourages the posting of original research.
Scientific rigor is encouraged.
However, Appropedia has been shown to be a useful platform for open source research in sustainability. 
- Wikipedia:Project:No original research - Wikipedia policy.
- Wikibooks:Project:Original research - Wikibooks policy draft.
- Wikipedia:Original research - article on original research.