User talk:Gautehuus

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Welcome to Wikipedia from the Anatomy Wikiproject![edit]

Welcome to Wikipedia from WikiProject Anatomy! We're a group of editors who strive to improve the quality of anatomy articles here on Wikipedia. One of our members has noticed that you are involved in editing anatomy articles; it's great to have a new interested editor on board. In your wiki-voyages, a few things that may be relevant to editing wikipedia articles are:

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  • Thanks for coming aboard! We always appreciate a new editor. Feel free to leave us a message at any time on the WikiProject Anatomy talk page. If you are interested in joining the project yourself, there is a participant list where you can sign up. Please leave a message on the talk page if you have any problems, suggestions, would like review of an article, need suggestions for articles to edit, or would like some collaboration when editing!
  • You will make a big difference to the quality of information by adding reliable sources. Sourcing anatomy articles is essential and makes a big difference to the quality of articles. And, while you're at it, why not use a book to source information, which can source multiple articles at once!
  • We try and use a standard way of arranging the content in each article. That layout is here. These headings let us have a standard way of presenting the information in anatomical articles, indicate what information may have been forgotten, and save angst when trying to decide how to organise an article. That said, this might not suit every article. If in doubt, be bold!
  • Lastly, why not try and strive to create a good article! Anatomical articles are often small in scope, have available sources, and only a limited amount of research available that is readily presentable!

Feel free to contact us on the WikiProject Anatomy talk page if you have any problems, or wish to join us. I wish you all the best on your wiki-voyages! --Tom (LT) (talk) 03:37, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

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Ear hair[edit]

Sorry for taking so long to reply, I tend to move at glacial speed! I think you've written Ear hair very well, it looks 200% better than before you updated it. We try and use WP:MEDMOS#Anatomy for our articles so that they're relatively consistent, and I've renamed the titles. Other than that, we do try and use 'medical' sources for the anatomical parts of our articles, so things like medical websites would be preferred to popular press if possible (although as a sidenote, we really suffer for lack of editors who edit on 'society and culture' and 'history' parts of articles!). Overall I really like it... sorry for taking so long to reply! Cheers, --Tom (LT) (talk) 21:49, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

That's alright, and thanks for taking the time to look over it. Cheers — Gaute chat 16:23, 1 November 2014 (UTC)
Whoops, I have read this again and inserted a key word :D, I hope that's how you interpreted it yesterday too! --Tom (LT) (talk) 21:19, 1 November 2014 (UTC)
Hahah, no worries. I assumed it was a typo, or at least so I hoped. Have a nice evening. — Gaute chat 22:59, 1 November 2014 (UTC)

WikiProject Anatomy Newsletter[edit]

WP:Anatomy quarterly update (#3)

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Released: 1 November, 2014
Editor: Tom (LT)

Hello WP:Anatomy participant! This is the third quarterly update, documenting what's going on in WikiProkect Anatomy, news, current projects and other items of interest. I'd greatly value feedback on this, and if you think I've missed something, or don't wish to receive this again, please leave a note on my talkpage or remove your name from the mailing list

What's new
What's going on
  • We fly past 10,000 articles (now already up to 10,150). Why is this important? Articles under our scope are automatically included in popular pages, the cleanup list, and will be included as the recent changes list is updated.
  • A discussion about the formatting of infoboxes.
  • A lot of editing on the heart article -- can it make it to GA?
  • The medical newsletter, WP:PULSE finds its feet, and Anatomy and Physiology are featured as a subsection!
  • A new WP:WikiProject Animal anatomy (WP:ANAN) is created to focus on animal anatomy.
How can I contribute?
  • Welcome new editors! We have a constant stream of new editors who are often eager to work on certain articles.
  • We are always looking to collaborate! If you're looking for editors to collaborate with, let us know on our talk page!
  • Continue to add high-class reliable sources
  • Browse images on WikiCommons to improve the quality of images we use on many articles.
Quarterly focus - Anatomical terminology

Anatomical terminology is an essential component to all our articles. It is necessary to describe structures accurately and without ambiguity. It can also be extremely confusing and, let's face it, it's likely you too were confused too before you knew what was going on ("It's all Greek to me!" you may have said, fairly accurately).

In the opinion of this editor, it's very important that we try hard to describe anatomy in a way that is both technically accurate and accessible. The majority of our readers are lay readers and will not be fluent in terminology. Anatomy is a thoroughly interesting discipline, but it shouldn't be 'locked away' only to those who are fluent in the lingo – exploring anatomy should not be limited by education, technical-level English fluency, or unfamiliarity with its jargon. Anatomical terminology is one barrier to anatomical literacy.

Here are four ways that we can help improve the readability of our anatomical articles.

  1. Substitute. Use words readers are familiar with -- there is no need to use anatomical terminology unless necessary!
    Innervated by
    The nerve that supplies X is...
  2. Explain. When using terminology, remember readers will likely not understand what you mean, so consider adding an explanation and providing context. Use wikilinks for terms that a reader may not know.
    "The triceps extends the arm" may not be readily understood. A small addition may help the reader:
    "The triceps extends the arm, straightening it". Consider:
  3. Separate. Do not use long, complicated sentences. Don't write discursive, long comparisons unless needed. Start with simple information first, then get progressively more complex. Separate information by paragraph and subsection. Bite-sized information is much more easier to digest for readers who don't have a solid anatomical foundation
  4. Eliminate. Not all information is necessary on every article. Hatnotes are a simple and effective way to direct readers to another article. Don't provide long lists of synonyms of names for structures that an article isn't about. If a sentence has been paraphrased to the hilt, consider that several editors are indicating it may need to be simplified.
    "The other branches of the trigeminal nerve are the opthalmic nerve (nervus opthalmicus) and mandibular nerve (nervus mandibularis)"
    "The other branches of the trigeminal nerve are the opthalmic nerve and mandibular nerve" is much more easily digestible

This essay is provided in full on WP:ANATSIMPLIFY.

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Username change [Request][edit]

I want to change my username from Gautehuus to Gaute on this project.

I believe the user «Gaute» on nn.wiki has been blocked for socketing.

Logic scenarios[edit]

Thanks for your comment on my user page! I've linked Yale Shooting Anomaly to point to Yale shooting problem: thanks for finding it. -- The Anome (talk) 16:23, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

No worries. I unintentionally edited your user page, and I apologize for that. Have a nice day. — Gaute chat - email - sign 16:49, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

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Category:Death in New York City[edit]

I don't know how you feel, but please take a look at another category up for deletion. Should we be also categorizing deaths by locations? Currently it is listed in a field in the infobox, but for compiling statistics the data cannot be found in a simple search, like you can in a category. This is a test case and a new category needs to be made "Deaths in New York City" as a subcategory of this one. Currently there are just a few test categories being populated until a decision is made. Currently we only categorize unusual deaths by place: Category:Suicides in New York City and others like that. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (talk) 07:14, 16 March 2015 (UTC)

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Thank you, Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 18:11, 20 March 2015 (UTC)