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Flag of Maryland.svgWelcome to WikiProject Maryland! For more info see the Introduction section below.
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WikiProject Maryland
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Flag of Maryland
Shortcut WP:WPMD
Category Maryland
Portal Portal icon Maryland portal
Wikimedia Commons Commons:Category:Maryland Maryland
Parent
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U.S. states
Project banner template {{WikiProject Maryland}}
Userbox {{User WikiProject Maryland}}


WikiProject Maryland news edit
If you have any important news about the project, please add it below.

This box can also be added to your userpage by adding {{Wikipedia:WikiProject Maryland/News}} to it.

  • Don't forget to participate in discussions.
  • There are still articles left to assess. Help out where you can!
  • You can add any articles that you would like to see created or fixed to "Wanted articles" and "Articles to fix" on the project page.
  • Please take care of any pending article requests that you can.
  • Starting a project related to Maryland? Make sure to add it as a subproject here!
Portal news
  • The portal has officially launched, it still needs some work to improve it further
  • Roughly 55% of dates have events listed for On this day....
Subproject and task force news
Roads in Maryland

See Project news for the current project news.

Baltimore task force

Introduction[edit]

Welcome to WikiProject Maryland! The purpose of this project is help editors who are interested in editing articles related to Maryland. This page and its subpages contain suggestions and tools to help editors contribute to Maryland-related articles. It is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page. You may also wish to add your name to #Participants. This project serves as a hub for all other projects related to Maryland, see the child projects below for more detailed information on contributing to Maryland-related articles.

For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and Wikipedia:WikiProject/Best practices.

Scope[edit]

The purpose of this project is to cover all articles related to the U.S. state of Maryland. It should also serve as a hub for other more specific projects related to Maryland (such as Roads in Maryland). From this project, contributors will find links to the subprojects, and information for contributing to topics that do not yet have a subproject. This project is also responsible for the maintenance of the Maryland portal.

Departments[edit]


Descendant WikiProjects[edit]

Task forces[edit]

Related Regional notice boards[edit]

Related groups of Wikipedians[edit]

Participants[edit]

Feel free to add yourself here if you plan on participating, the more the merrier. You may also wish to add this project's userbox, {{Wikipedia:WikiProject Maryland/Userbox}}, to your userpage. The userbox looks like this:

Flag of Maryland.svg This user is a participant in WikiProject Maryland.


Projects[edit]

  1. Portal:Maryland

Tasks[edit]

Robust Maryland Economy and Development Pages[edit]

Robust economy sections pertaining to the State of Maryland's cities, towns and unincorporated areas. Many are lack luster or have none at all, a list of organizations would be a good start.


Wanted articles[edit]

If there is a Maryland-related article that you would like to see created, add a request for it below:

Articles to fix[edit]

If there is a Maryland-related article that already exists but you would like to see it cleaned up or expanded, add it below

I'm dubious that the coordinates in question were correct. Mangoe (talk) 19:38, 28 April 2014 (UTC)
According to http://bridgehunter.com/md/washington/long/, the bridge status is "Removed completely, piers visible on google & bing maps". Perhaps they were visible in prior map versions. —ADavidB 15:57, 29 April 2014 (UTC)
Ah, looking at topo maps shows the coordinates are close enough and that the bridge is not there anymore. Mangoe (talk) 16:31, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Ongoing tasks[edit]

This section is for ongoing tasks

Adopt an article[edit]

Similar to the Collaboration of the week, but on a smaller scale, you might want to "adopt" an article. This would involve doing the research, writing, and picture-taking (if possible) for either a non-existent article or a stub. Of course, everyone else can still edit an adopted article, and you can work on other things too, but the idea is to find a focus for a while, to try and build up the number of quality articles the Project has produced.

Templates[edit]

Project banner[edit]

{{WikiProject Maryland|class=|importance=}} should be placed on the talk pages of relevant articles to put them under the project's radar. It looks like this:

WikiProject Maryland (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Maryland, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of Maryland on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 


Stubs[edit]

Template Output
{{Maryland-stub}}
{{Maryland-geo-stub}}
{{Maryland-politician-stub}}
{{Maryland-school-stub}}
{{Maryland-road-stub}}
MD blank.svg
This Maryland road-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
{{Maryland-newspaper-stub}}
{{Maryland-radio-station-stub}}
{{Maryland-sports-venue-stub}}

NOTE: Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on proposing stub templates and categories. DO NOT simply create new stub templates, as these will be deleted.

Userboxes[edit]

Flag of Maryland.svg This user is a participant in WikiProject Maryland.
{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Maryland/Userbox}}
Flag of Maryland
{{User Maryland}}
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{{User interest Maryland}}

Categories[edit]

Click the "►" below to see all subcategories:
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Subpages[edit]

Articles[edit]

Statistics[edit]


Growth of selected WikiProjects of other states since Oct. 2007[edit]

(table only includes the total number of articles in each state's project at the beginning of the yearly quarter indicated.)

State 10/07 4/08 7/08 10/08 1/09 4/09 4/10 4/11 4/13 4/14
Maryland 749 2688 3005 3967 4178 5740 6445 8228 10217 10605
New Jersey 1039 1752 2154 3343 4098 4592 6235 8953 11395 12104
Arizona 1206 1528 1808 1948 2018 2137 2838 4481 7096 7528
Pennsylvania 3768 6829 7159 9338 9717 9983 27345 30543 35526 36135
Delaware 1179 1243 1256 1296 1305 1317 1632 2572 3529 3790
Massachusetts 1279 2408 2927 6427 6696 7356 8833 11918 16106 17439
Hawaii 1811 2072 2319 2396 2462 2518 3543 4490 5083 5359


New Wikipedia articles related to Maryland[edit]

Please feel free to list your new Maryland-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). 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. DYN has a 72 hr. time limit from the creation of the article.

Did you know?[edit]

Peer review[edit]

Featured articles[edit]

Featured lists[edit]

Resources[edit]

For instance, from January 1, 2008 to June 21, 2008
WikiProject Maryland was viewed 2,157 times
Featured articleCurrent members of the Maryland House of Delegates: 3,023 times
Featured articleMusic of Maryland was viewed 6,442 times
Martin O'Malley was viewed 37,850 times
Featured articleRoyal Blue (B&O train) was viewed 53,373 times
Featured articleEdgar Allan Poe was viewed 1,339,916 times

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org

External watchlist[edit]

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

Council WikiProject Council

 

Guide Guide to WikiProjects