SLQ Wikipedia workshop: creating a draft


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SLQ Wikipedia workshop: creating a draft

  1. 1. Wikipedia workshopCreating a draft article.
  2. 2. Draft process Publish Review Submit for review Community collaborationSave draft
  3. 3. Notability policyOn Wikipedia, notability is a test used to decidewhether a topic can have its own page. Thepolicy is:“If a topic has received significant coverage inreliable sources that are independent of thesubject, it is presumed to satisfy the inclusioncriteria for a stand-alone page.”
  4. 4. Notability guidelinesSpecific notability guidelines exist for: Academics Astronomical objects Books Events Films Music Numbers Organizations & companies People Sports and athletes Web content
  5. 5. 31 October session1907 Sydney bathing costumeprotests “Declined”East Street Ipswich Queensland Q1 ConstructionJustins Park Queenslands first railwayCapalaba Library Rainfall at GumahahSouthport Pier Matthew PepperYungaba Immigration Centre Brisbane Street NamingWynnum Wading PoolChristie Palmerston History of the Pine Rivers Timber Industry
  6. 6. December 9 sessionB-24D Liberator Crash on 26 February 1945✓ Reading in Queensland ✗ Kilcoy District Historical Society ✓1936 Bundaberg distillery fire ✓ Queensland childrens book illustratorsKilcoy District Historical Society ✓ Raymond McCosker ✓Brisbane suburbs with Aboriginal names ✓ Millions (Australian band)Public Library Service Queensland ✓Lieutenant George Edwards ✓Raymond McCosker ✓
  7. 7. April 17 sessionCityLibraries TownsvilleCityLibraries Townsville Historic Images CollectionYoung ChamberCardwell Bush TelegraphAubrey Bennett, doctorPinnacles GalleryCharters Towers Railway StationRoyal Bulls Head Inn (Toowoomba)Townsville RSL Stadium -✗ copyright violation
  8. 8. Mayes Cottage
  9. 9. Mayes Cottage (history)
  10. 10. Mayes Cottage (traffic stats)
  11. 11. Jack Venman
  12. 12. Jack Venman (traffic stats)
  13. 13. Creating an articleThis Publishsession Review Submit for review Community collaboration Save draft 4pm?You are here
  14. 14. Creating an articleTop right hand corner should contain your username,like this:Under your username is the search box:
  15. 15. Creating an articleType in:
  16. 16. Creating an articleReplace “new article name here” with your topic, and click “Create…”
  17. 17. Creating an articleRemove this line of text.Add your text in that position.
  18. 18. Creating an articleRemove this line of text.Add a relevant link here.
  19. 19. Creating an article1. Type in a summary of your edit, e.g. “start”2. Click “Save page”
  20. 20. Finding my work Your work is here
  21. 21. Creating an article PublishYou are here Review Submit for review Community collaboration Save draft
  22. 22. Submit for review
  23. 23. Review pending
  24. 24. Community review: Accept A reviewer may click “Accept” to publish
  25. 25. Community review: Decline Or, they might ‘decline’ the draft, and explain what needs to be improved.
  26. 26. “Did you know” process Main Page Community review Nominate Requirements: • Over 1500 bytes of prosePublish • Well sourced • Interesting • …
  27. 27. Did you know..
  28. 28. Troy SachsDid you know ... that Australian mens wheelchair basketballerTroy Sachs (pictured) has won seven championships in four different club leagues and goldmedals at two Paralympic Games?"
  29. 29. Troy Sachs (traffic stats)