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Tech News: 2014-10

09:30, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

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Tech News: 2014-11

09:10, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Catalan Culture Challenge

Hello! I've seen that you joined the Gibraltarpedia challenge and I just wanted to inform you that From March 16 to April 15 we will be organising the Catalan Culture Challenge, a Wikipedia editing contest in which victory will go to those who start and improve the greatest number of articles about 50 key figures of Catalan culture. You can take part by creating or expanding articles on these people in your native language (or any other one you speak). It would be lovely to have an experienced player like you on board. We look forward to seeing you! Amical Wikimedia--Kippelboy (talk) 08:58, 11 March 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 12 March 2014

Tech News: 2014-12

07:14, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Nomination of List of members of the 15th Lok Sabha of India for deletion

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article List of members of the 15th Lok Sabha of India is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of members of the 15th Lok Sabha of India until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Prateek MalviyaTalk 04:30, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 19 March 2014

Tech News: 2014-13

18:56, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Need some help on a few AfDs

I inputted my opinion on the first one, neutral on the second two. I am hoping for someone more familiar with this project. Thanks! Valoem talk 23:03, 27 March 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 26 March 2014

Tech News: 2014-14

09:20, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 March newsletter

A quick update as we are half way through round two of this year's competition. WikiCup newcomer Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) (Pool E) leads, having produced a massive set of featured pictures for Silver certificate (United States), an article also brought to featured list status. Former finalist Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) (Pool G) is in second, which he owes mostly to his work with historical images, including a number of images from Urania's Mirror, an article also brought to good status. 2010 champion (Pool C) is third overall, thanks to contributions relating to naval history, including the newly featured Japanese battleship Nagato. Rhodesia Cliftonian (submissions), who currently leads Pool A and is sixth overall, takes the title for the highest scoring individual article of the competition so far, with the top importance featured article Ian Smith.

With 26 people having already scored over 100 points, it is likely that well over 100 points will be needed to secure a place in round 3. Recent years have required 123 (2013), 65 (2012), 41 (2011) and 100 (2010). Remember that only 64 will progress to round 3 at the end of April. Invitations for collaborative writing efforts or any other discussion of potentially interesting work is always welcome on the WikiCup talk page; if two or more WikiCup competitors have done significant work on an article, all can claim points equally. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail), The ed17 (talkemail) and Miyagawa (talkemail) 22:55, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

JSTOR Survey (and an update)

Hi! Just a quick update that while JSTOR and The Wikipedia Library discuss expanding the partnership, they've gone ahead and extended the pilot access again, until May 31st. Thanks, JSTOR!

It would be really helpful for growing the program if you would fill out this short survey about your usage and experience with JSTOR:


Cheers, Ocaasi via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 20:47, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 02 April 2014

Tech News: 2014-15

08:00, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 09 April 2014

Tech News: 2014-16

07:18, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for April 14

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Books & Bytes - Issue 5

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Books & Bytes
Issue 5, March 2014
by The Interior (talk · contribs), Ocaasi (talk · contribs)

  • New Visiting Scholar positions
  • TWL Branch on Arabic Wikipedia, microgrants program
  • Australian articles get a link to librarians
  • Spotlight: "7 Reasons Librarians Should Edit Wikipedia"

Read the full newsletter

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Tech News: 2014-17

08:34, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 23 April 2014

OER inquiry

Hi Bill william compton, I'm sending you this message because you're one of about 300 users who have recently edited an article in the umbrella category of open educational resources (OER) (or open education). In evaluating several projects we've been working on (e.g. the WIKISOO course and WikiProject Open), my colleague Pete Forsyth and I have wondered who chooses to edit OER-related articles and why. Regardless of whether you've taken the WIKISOO course yourself - and/or never even heard the term OER before - we'd be extremely grateful for your participation in this brief, anonymous survey before 27 April. No personal data is being collected. If you have any ideas or questions, please get in touch. My talk page awaits. Thanks for your support! - Sara FB (talk) 20:36, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

Catalan Culture Challenge Barnstar

The Catalan Culture Challenge Barnstar
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Hi Bill william compton!

Thank you very much for participating in the Catalan culture challenge, we hope you had a great time. As promised, here you have the Catalan Culture Challenge Banstar, show it with pride!
If you enjoyed this experience, you'll be most welcome to join us next 10th May at the Joan Miró Global Challenge. Moltes gràcies!

--ESM (talk) 14:33, 26 April 2014 (UTC)