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Since this project is so big, it maybe be helpful to label what people's roles are (i.e. fact checker, source designer, fact numberer, article formatter, suggestions).

Please add new entries at the end of the list.

User (T C) Areas of interest Comments
User:Francoisalex2 - Aerospace, Economics of Innovation, Religions Translator of articles English French and all round top lad.
User:Fcia0423 - Archaeology, Dante Alighieri, Italian Medieval History, Otherworld Literature, Religions, Writing and Rhetoric Contributions, Fact and Reference Checking
User:Artventure22 - Modern Art, Art Market Author of an English article translated into French and with conflicting facts
User:1Shaggy1 - __ yeah.... excellent....as long as we dont have to do MLA style. *Shudder* MLA.
Adamsan. __ Splendid idea, I am a recent convert to footnoting everything but can certainly check any claims relating to archaeology, cultural traditions and the past in general. adamsan 11:54, 15 January 2006 (UTC)
User:Aditreeslime __ I'm joining the cite team.
Agne 07:49, 7 January 2007 (UTC) __ I work mostly with Wine related articles but I'll help where I can.
A.Ou Ȣȣ 23:51, 25 January 2007 (UTC) __ Looking to help in whatever way possible; mainly concentrating on fact checks for history and science articles.
User:AlphaEta __ Will fact and reference check articles on science, focusing on biology.
Alterego __ Formatting citations properly and helping articles that have no citations by including them.
Andrewlp1991 (T C) TV, history, music, various places...see my contributions for the diverse areas in where i've contributed! formatting citations properly, removing unsourced statements, citing unsourced statements if verifiable. Did so for The Colbert Report article just a few mins. ago
Andries __ Volunteer to check references in Dutch and German language. I believe that strictly confining ourselves to English language hurts the scope and the quality of the English language Wikipedia. Sometimes non-English language sources are simply better. Andries 23:26, 16 January 2006 (UTC)
Arnoutf 19:48, 11 November 2007 (UTC) has published
in academic journals
Can check Dutch language references. Experienced at checking (academic level) texts for necessity (or not) of references. Have to admit will be relatively inactive as little time available.
Arthree (T C) Finding sources! I'm a frequent visitor of WP:URA as well
Avi 20:26, 9 February 2006 (UTC) __ I often attempt to track down and reference basic facts using Harvard/MLA style if possible, or at the very least adding reference section.
Aldwinteo (Talk ) Research and fact checking A freelance feature writer who has access to resources.
BATMANrules677 __ I have put some references in an article to improve it and will continue to make the article have its right sources. 16:52, 25 April 2007 (UTC)
beebee2100 __ I'll look to find facts where they are missing.
BlueAg09 __ I have access to resources that I can use to replace broken or outdated online sources.
Cactusbin (T C) Research, source citing Willing to research sources for just about any article.
CAnderson __ Willing to help with fact checking and adding references, especially in linguistics and medieval history.
Captain-tucker (T C) __ Currently focusing on Unreferenced Articles Cleanup, see WP:WUAC.
User:Ceyockey (talk to me) 05:36, 7 January 2008 (UTC) citation reformatting; dead-link restoration ... very supportive of the efforts here as I think they are essential, and quite concerned with the apparent lack of will to reference on the part of most editors.
ClairSamoht __ - citation adder
Clifflandis (talk) 03:49, 10 January 2010 (UTC) __ Librarian. I fact check for a living!
COFS __ Will do, too.
Cold Phoenix (T C) Cinema, Geography, Technology and Biography Articles withou references is like an article without information and verificability; to our readers is like "the Wikipedia don't tell the truth", and I'll revert this opinion.
Cronholm144 C) researcher Hope I can be of help.
User:Czesc26 __ I Help?.....
Daniel()Folsom T|C|U __ Fact checking - I'm a frequent visitor to the Category:Articles lacking sources page
Danny __ - I would like to be involved in some way.
David Gerard __ - trying to encourage referencing as a habit in general. Then we might have something to check!
deeptrivia (talk · contribs) — __ Extremely important wikiproject.
Dogweather Down for checking anything. I got my experience fact-checking academic law articles.
DougWeller __ Archaeology, especially pseudoarchaeology (see websites on my talk page)Fact checking, adding references, making articles NPOV -- and I know the Jomon article has been heavily criticised by an expert and I'd like to clear that one up.
dr.ef.tymac 04:45, 10 July 2007 (UTC) __
durgadasa __ I am available to check facts on yoga and bicycle racing topics.
E104421 Physics (especially, lasers and optoelectronics), Progressive Rock, Eurasian nomads Good idea! I'm already a member of the project to check unreferenced articles.
Elonka Crusades, Knights Templar, Mongol Empire, cryptology As I'm in St. Louis, Missouri, I also have access to the Vatican Film Library, microfilm access to most of the works in the Vatican (the only such access outside of the Vatican itself). If I can help with looking anything up, let me know. :)
English212 __ We are a group from Saginaw Valley State University. We are fact checking the Child Labor Article. Tahnk you
Epolk 17:36, 14 October 2005 (UTC) __ - Fact checking and referencing for United States Federal Government agencies and science topics.
Faraz __ Will do.
Fences&Windows 01:11, 31 January 2010 (UTC) __ Digging up sources on obscure topics is my thing.
figureskatingfan __ I'm in! I'm already checking references and sources, anyway. This has become my thing!
Fire e23 01:08, 29 March 2007 (UTC) __
fletch: __ Confirming accurate articles and ensuring speculation is avoided.
Flubeca (t) 20:03, 29 May 2007 (UTC) __
Fnsnet (talk) 19:11, 21 March 2008 (UTC) __ Checking Facts and noting problems.
Frazzydee: __ I wouldn't be able to create the script or implement it, but I would be happy to go around verifying facts.
Fred Bauder 15:47, Sep 1, 2004 (UTC) __ I'll follow this project and support it. Down and dirty going through articles, no as once you get started I'll have my hands full justifying prior entries. I just need to develop better habits of citing sources as do most Wikipedia editors
Fridaymorninggirls __ We are a group from SVSU. We are fact checking the [Safe Sex] article. Thank you in advance for allowing us to finish our project without interruption
Goldfritha 02:00, 3 January 2007 (UTC) __ adding references to folklore and fairy tale articles.
User:Hamid Ali391 __ I'll be glad to work for Wikipedia.
HappyCamper 23:27, 21 October 2005 (UTC) - __ any fact checking, particularly quantum chemistry related
Hersfold (talk) (cont) - __ I poke through the "unsourced statements" category whenever I can, and try to replace some of the {{fact}} tags with <ref> ones. 03:57, 9 January 2007 (UTC)
HughCharlesParker (talk - contribs) 09:14, 2 August 2007 (UTC) __ Comment
Ian Pitchford __ Fact checker etc. --Ian Pitchford 17:38, 18 December 2005 (UTC)
INFORMATION CENTER (TC) __ Everything checker. 07:21, 31 May 2007 (UTC)
IrishDragon Tennis, Categories Tennis, Jazz, Solar, Education, Wine, Books, Computers, Cosmology, Civil Engineering. -- IrishDragon 06:39, 10 December 2008 (UTC)
Jack Schmidt - algebra Correcting facts, "fact numbering", and citation formatting/expansion in subject area, patrolling new pages for reference improvement. JackSchmidt (talk) 23:54, 30 January 2008 (UTC)
Jay Dubya (T C) Film, philosophy, logic, computers, internet, phones Fact checker. Going after unsourced BLPs and random unsourced articles as time permits
Jayvdb - __ Regularly replace patchy attribution with {{Cite}} and friends, participated in the last run of CAT:INVALID, and am willing to assist in any other major project work. John Vandenberg 03:03, 20 March 2007 (UTC)
JesseW - __ Supporter. Great idea. I've been doing this piecemeal, but it's nice to see a project set up.
JFW | T@lk 19:26, 1 Sep 2004 (UTC) - __ Experienced in (and enjoying) journals (mainly medical ones), aims to provide exact references[1].
Jleybov 23:58, 18 January 2006 (UTC) - __ hoping to implement some of the requested features in software
Jmabel - __ Consider me a supporter. Not sure how involved I'll be.
Johnleemk - __ I've been campaigning for better referencing for quite a while, as I feel we need to get the habit of citing sources inculcated in our Wikipedia culture on the same level as bolding an article title. I cite sources for whatever suits my fancy, but I tend to focus on economics-, business- and politics-related articles.
Johntex - __ fact checking on articles I encounter. Also conversion of existing references to the preferred ref-note style.
User:Jude_Maxwell - __ I generally use Wikipedia to look up random facts, and I'd like to clean-up any articles that I come across that have {{More sources}} listed at the top. Currently working on the Cannibalism article.
JustDerek - Theater, movies, television, history, genealogy, baseball, & etc, etc. As a genealogist, the impulse to cite sources is near and dear to my heart. Formatter, fact-checker, missing-citation-provider, etc.
Kool-Aid Jammers __ We are fact checking and making other changes to "Kool-Aid". Thanks The Kool-Aid Jamers
Lantrix (T C) Military, Cryptanalysis, Classical Music, Progressive Rock/Metal, Computers and IT, food and produce, History, The Tudors Fact checker, Researcher. When researching on wikipedia, I'll come across an article that has either no facts/references, or bad/missing/outdated references. I try to bring that article up to speed.
Larno __ I am in.
Lazulilasher Interests are mainly history and geography. Specifically interested in France & Antarctic Explorers I like to format articles and add references in order to eventually submit them for GA
mark __ Wikipedia's Verifiability is precious. I'm fact checking in the domain of (African) languages and linguistics.
\sim Lenoxus " * " __ The truth is, I don't have any one area I'm good with references on, but I'm perfectly happy to go to the library any time I'm not too busy with outside-Wikipedia stuff. Anyway, this project is an absolute no-brainer, and in no way less "feasible" than the whole of Wikipedia. \sim Lenoxus " * " 04:06, 30 March 2007 (UTC)
Ling.Nut 21:02, 24 September 2006 (UTC) __ I'm in.
Longwayround (talk) 10:43, 9 December 2011 (UTC) Football (not the American flavour), music, et al I do what I can when I get the chance.
Maniwar - __ I kinda do this already. Glad to help when I can.
MarkCertif1ed - __ Happy to check out anything to do with music, whether historical or theoretical.
Mcbridematt __ Fact checking, verification, citing etc.
Messedrocker - __ I think founding the Article Referencing Drive makes me a member somehow.
Mietchen __ Checking facts and references in articles related to science and sustainability.
Minnecologies mainly forestry Use references extensively, would like to see further use of inline citations and take the time to convert them as I see them, fact checking when requested.
Mm40 I love sports, but I'll check anything. Fact checker and researcher. Just ask me and I'll ether put it in the article or on your talk page.
Mozzerati - __ supporter, heavy user of references, converter of pages to footnote usage.
MSJapan __ Factchecking on Japan and Japanese sources in particular, and just about anything else in general. MSJapan 08:07, 26 February 2006 (UTC)
Neoconned 16:14, 8 Jan 2005 (UTC) - __ I intend to (very slowly) continue referencing work on a previous Biweekly Special Article, Leonardo da Vinci. This is not because I have a particular interest in da Vinci, but simply because I'd like to see the job finished!
User:Neranei __ I'll join in, but I do have other projects, so please be patient, but I will try to help. Thanks! You guys are doing awesome stuff!
  1. Giggy UCP Yeah, I'll help out...generally just find random articles to fix up.
Nichalp -- __ will attest sources, whenever necessary.
P.MacUidhir (t) (c) - __ I am interested in doing fact-checking / providing article citations / whatever for any articles related to northern Europe in general, pagan religions, library science, Celtic languages, and Germanic languages. Topics that focus on items/events/people after 1650 C.E. do not much interest me. Anything older usually * will* catch my interest. Requests can be posted to my (talk page).
Paul Siebert History articles, chemistry, molecular biology Fact checker. --Paul Siebert (talk) 02:55, 21 February 2009 (UTC)
Pearlg - __ Fact checker, primarily in political science, general science, and engineering.
Pedant __ fact checking, recruiting... count me in, I'll factcheck anything, drop a link to the article and a quick note on my talk page, if I can't do it I'll point out the part I couldn't do to someone else.
Peter Farago - __ I hereby declare my eternal fealty to the citation jihad. No quarter for uncited assertions!
Quinobi __ -General support - reference and relevance tools - tractor driver
Quadzilla99 17:52, 1 April 2007 (UTC) __ Comment
RadioFan (T C) Radio station and network articles, College Football articles, Newspaper articles I'm most interested in helping correct formatting of citations but will do some fact checking as well as I come across the need.
Raphaelmak __ Check for places in articles that need ref, add the {{fact}} tag or, if possible, add a reference.
rCX (T C) Computing Adds inline citations.
S1312 __ I Love It!. S1312 17:40, 23 July 2010 (UTC) ((Eastern Time)
Satanael __ Count me in. I'm not too keen on writing an A+ essay for each edit, but I'll provide info and sources whenever possible. See my personal page and make requests for something you want. Satanael 22:32, 21 December 2005 (UTC)
SavagePine __
Seraphimblade __ Brilliant idea. Will happily help with adding sources if none exist, checking reliability and whether they support the statements if they do, and treating OR with a hatchet kind and gentle corrective touch. 07:33, 11 January 2007 (UTC)
Triona __ I'm game for refchecking.
Yahel Guhan __ Add {{unreferenced}} and {{fact}} where needed.
Sewing - __ I'll lend ideas as I think of them, but I'm too busy with other things to devote much time to this right now, even though it is undeniably a critical issue for Wikipedia...
ShaunMacPherson - __ Fact Checker, Fact Numberer, Recommendations
Shruti14 __ keep Wikipedia accurate!!!
SilkTork - __ Random[1]
Smoggyrob My recent edits "Citation needed" tags are numberless -- I vow to cite them all.
Spangineeres (háblame) __ We need more inline citations in this place...
Sr13 __
Ta bu shi da yu __ Sure, why not. I'll lend a hand in computing articles, and articles about Australia. Also, any articles about exploding whales will be cool with me also. Cheers. - Ta bu shi da yu 06:16, 4 Dec 2004 (UTC)
Taku __ - My god, this is awesome. This is the best thing ever happened in the history of Wikipedia!
Taxman - __ Will fact check and tirelessly work to encourage others to research and properly reference articles. Currently working on the list I compiled of featured articles with references problems
➥the Epopt -- __ fact checker, especially on military subjects
TheGerm __ facts are a fact of life.
The wild banshees __ the_wild_banshees are working on the streaking article.
Tomj __ I'll be more than happy to help the good cause of fact checking.
Trulystand700 _ Intrested in making wiki better.
UmmairSaeed __ Extremely important WikiProject and Recently added Projects.
Uwishiwazjohng Facts are good. I'll work on most anything Uwishiwazjohng (talk) 05:36, 22 February 2009 (UTC)
Vinch!! __ Fact Checking and Online Citiations Verification.04:39, 4 April 2007 (UTC)
Viriditas | Talk - __ Checking citations for accurate usage is important.
VodkaJazz - __ Responding to {{fact}}, reference cleanup, and catching bogus citations
Voice of All. __ I'm in. We need this and semi-protect to trim out the lard. Charts, percents, I like checking those...
wadester16. Checking random articles! I reformat references into citation format and check them as I do it.
Wai Wai (talk): __ I will fact-check and reference any article, in order to maintain the standards of the wikipedia.
Walshga - __ Fact & cite checking law, architecture, literature and history articles. I realize these are broad areas, but I'll try to work on specific subtopics under these subjects.
West wikipedia __ Fact Checking - Adding Information
WikiUser - __ Supporter, fact checker, suggestions, other. I'm an English language teacher and have a degree in computing.
Wikibooks:SV Resolution | Talk __ Self-declared member of the Wikijunior auxiliary, currently embarking on fact-checking of Wikijunior book Our Solar System
Alun - __ I've been doing this for quite some time and been citing this page on other talk pages. It's amazing how many people out there get their knickers in an almighty twist when one asks for a citation, as if it's a personal insult or something.
Yono __ I check for online citations through google when requested.
WeijiBaikeBianji psychology, sinology, linguistics, reading instruction, mathematics instruction This is mostly what I do on Wikipedia, either check articles for citations, or share source lists with other Wikipedians. Most of Wikipedia needs to be much better sourced. -- WeijiBaikeBianji (talk) 22:01, 29 July 2010 (UTC)
Kilmer-san Engineeering, fire protection, physics, guitars, uncertainty, decision theory I mainly add article and section tags where needed, and identify in detail which sentances need sources with [citation needed] inline citations.
Gagman385 __ fact checker; mostly science-related articles, but others as well
Charlievb Economics, Mathematics, Science, History, Sport fact checker; citation checker, my expertise is Economics, some basic Mathematics, basic Sciences, happy to help wherever I can
Ksparks777 Many varied I have a lot of free time on my hands these days and a knack for basic fact checking coupled with some computer skills
Mike Medicine, sports medicine Fact checking
Wiki0hlic Biology, Physiology, Performing Arts, Technology, History I strive to make articles more verifiable wherever I can.
Northamerica1000 Various
Masssly Statistics, Varied fact checker
Mr. Yondris Ferguson (Leave a Comment) History
Politics
Government
Biographies of living and non-non-living persons
Fact Checker
Site Sourcer
Wikipedia Article Editor

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