Wikipedia Policy Primer

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Wikipedia Policy Primer

  1. 1. Wikipedia logoWikimedia Foundation logo
  2. 2. Background photo uploaded to flickr by WarzauWynn
  3. 3. Background photo uploaded to flickr by WarzauWynn
  4. 4.  You must agree to the Terms of Use to edit Wikipedia pages Violations of the Terms of Use could result in blocking, suspension, banning or other enforcement methods Image uploaded to Wiki Commons by Zzyzx2010
  5. 5. Image uploaded to Wiki Commons by jiggs41793  Anyone can edit a Wikipedia page. Just click the edit button at the top right of the page. Here
  6. 6. Image uploaded to Wiki Commons by Arne Nordmann  Written from a neutral point of view  No original research. Articles must come from published theory  Verifiability. Cite sources  Failure to comply with content policies can lead to your contributions being challenged and removed
  7. 7. Picture uploaded to Wiki Commons by Kasuga  Vandalism is prohibited.  Vandalism is any addition, deletion or change to content made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of the encyclopaedia (Wikimedia Terms of Use, 2012).
  8. 8. VirusesMalwareWormsTrojan HorsesMaliciouscodeHackingSpammingSpoofingAccessingnon-publicareasProbingScanningTestingDDOSattacksFishingHarassingTrollingInundatingOr anydisruptiveactivities isprohibited
  9. 9. Picture uploaded to Wiki Commons by Paulnasca  Cookies are deleted when a visitor leaves Wikipedia You can edit anonymously but your IP address is publicly credited as the author. Registered users’ IP addresses are protected.
  10. 10.  Be respectful of others and use the dispute resolution process when all else failsImage uploaded to Wiki Commons by Masur
  11. 11. BE CAREFUL  you should exercise caution and avoid contributing any content that may result in criminal or civil liability under any applicable laws” (Wikimedia Terms of Use, 2012) ESPECIALLY COPYRIGHTED MATERIALImage uploaded to Deviant Art by AbsurdWordPreferred
  12. 12. WARNING  DO NOT get a LABOTOMY because of something you READ on WIKIPEDIA or HEAR from the RAMONES!!!Image uploaded to Wiki Commons by Karol007
  13. 13. Image uploaded to Wiki Commons by Lozano
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