Wikipedia:WikiProject Television/Holby task force

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Welcome to WikiProject Holby. This WikiProject is a collaboration area and open group of editors dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of articles related to the three BBC television series set in the fictional city of Holby - encompassing Casualty, Holby City and HolbyBlue. We currently have 92 articles under the scope of this project, which generally includes articles where Casualty, Holby City and/or HolbyBlue are a relevant focus to the subject. This WikiProject aims primarily to improve and organise these articles in an attempt to establish a standard. Such an effort endeavours to produce a reference that has value as an authority on material within the television series, is easy to read, and has a consistent style.

If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page, add yourself to the list of participants, see the to-do list or just start editing.

Style guide

Our style guideline includes the following guidelines, aimed to standardise Holby-related articles:

  1. Adherence to the Wikipedia Manual of Style;
  2. Adherence to the Television WikiProject MoS;
  3. Adherence to the MoS with regard to fiction;
  4. Wikipedia Manual of Style;
  5. Categorisation;
  6. Verifiability and citations;
  7. Image usage.

Organisation

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What do we include?

The main criteria for inclusion should be notability. That being said, to avoid clutter and confusion, we should note the following.

Characters

Most characters that appear in Casualty, Holby City and HolbyBlue do not pass the notability guidelines on fiction. Each character that appears can be included in one of the lists of characters, such as List of characters in Holby City or Characters of Casualty. Even characters with a separate article should be included in these lists. Articles can be de-merged if they grow very large, but please discuss them first.

Images

Illustrations for Holby-related articles are typically taken from screen captures, publicity materials, magazine articles and websites. As such they're nearly all non-free and must only be used in conformance with the Non-free content criteria. Exceptions include pictures of people involved in the writing or production of Casualty, Holby City and HolbyBlue, which have been released under free licenses: licenses that allow third parties to modify images and use images commercially. For a gallery of free Holby-related images, see here. Some non-free images currently in Holby-related articles lack detailed or sufficient fair use rationales justifying their use in the articles. Such images are in danger of deletion; you can remedy this by writing better rationales.

Articles

A complete list of Holby-related articles can be found here and recent changes to these pages can be seen here.

New articles

This is a list of the most recently created Holby-related articles on Wikipedia. If you create a new article, please list it here. Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the main Wikipedia page. DYK has a seven day time limit from the creation of the article.

Achievements

Templates and categories

See also

Goals

  1. Organise and improve Holby-related articles that are in need of attention.
  2. Ensure character pages and other notable information is kept up to date with the events in the show.
  3. Maintain a standard style throughout articles, to provide a consistent and professional encyclopaedia style.
  4. Ensure that quality of articles is held above that of quantity of articles.
  5. Ensure that Holby-related images are provided with the correct copyright information and that they are correctly placed under the relevant category.

Useful reference websites

The following websites may be useful in referencing articles:

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Casualty on Wikiquote     Holby City on Wikimedia Commons Holby City on Wikiquote    
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