Talk:Ellen Glasgow

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Fair use rationale for Image:Ellen Glasgow.jpg[edit]

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Image:Ellen Glasgow.jpg is being used on this article. I notice the image page specifies that the image is being used under fair use but there is no explanation or rationale as to why its use in this Wikipedia article constitutes fair use. In addition to the boilerplate fair use template, you must also write out on the image description page a specific explanation or rationale for why using this image in each article is consistent with fair use.

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Save_Us 00:21, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

The image is public domain. Ignore the above comment. 192.118.27.253 (talk) 14:54, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

Copyright violation, confusion of references, OR[edit]

This article is marred by numerous issues that violate Wikipedia policies. It has wholesale copying of text from at least one of the sources: Inge, "Ellen Glasgow", in The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture,(http://docsouth.unc.edu/southlit/glasgowbattle/bio.html) without paraphrasing or roper attribution by quotations. The copying had constituted much of the first three paragraphs before I started recent editing. I changed the first paragraph and parts of the second to paraphrase material about the facts, but do not have time to edit this entire article to correct the problem with this source, or to check what editors have done with all the other sources to see if there are other copyright violations. The article has been worked on for more than a year since the Inge material was added in May 2009. In addition, many more sources are listed as References than are cited in inline citations. Also, material is taken from Glasgow's autobiography to support statements that appear to be Original Research, as they are not sourced to third-party authors.Parkwells (talk) 23:44, 11 December 2010 (UTC)

The lead material that constituted the copyright vio was first added in May 2009 and I have notified that editor. The article has had numerous changes since then. I have not checked each of the cites against each source.Parkwells (talk) 00:28, 12 December 2010 (UTC)

Copyright problem removed[edit]

Prior content in this article duplicated one or more previously published sources. The material was copied from: http://docsouth.unc.edu/southlit/glasgowbattle/bio.html. Infringing material has been rewritten or removed and must not be restored, unless it is duly released under a compatible license. (For more information, please see "using copyrighted works from others" if you are not the copyright holder of this material, or "donating copyrighted materials" if you are.) For legal reasons, we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from other web sites or published material; such additions will be deleted. Contributors may use copyrighted publications as a source of information, but not as a source of sentences or phrases. Accordingly, the material may be rewritten, but only if it does not infringe on the copyright of the original or plagiarize from that source. Please see our guideline on non-free text for how to properly implement limited quotations of copyrighted text. Wikipedia takes copyright violations very seriously, and persistent violators will be blocked from editing. While we appreciate contributions, we must require all contributors to understand and comply with these policies. Thank you. --Misarxist 11:13, 20 December 2010 (UTC)