Wikipedia:WikiProject Philadelphia

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WikiProject Philadelphia is a project to better organize information in articles related to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This page and its subpages contain the suggestions and opinions of interested contributors; it is hoped that this project will help to focus and coordinate the efforts of all.

This WikiProject aims primarily to coordinate, organize and develop all Wikipedia activities concerning the City of Brotherly Love and the Delaware Valley. The parent of this WikiProject is WikiProject Cities.

To help, please inquire on the discussion page or look at the to-do list below.

Announcements[edit]

Events[edit]

GLAM coffee cup transparent.png Wikipedians are invited to the GLAM Café at the Chemical Heritage Foundation to meet, talk, and edit. We provide the space, the coffee, and the snacks: you provide ideas and enthusiasm! On the second Tuesday of each month. The next meetup will be Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Special guest speaker from Geophilly on GIS!
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Standards[edit]

  • Currently, none.)

Merger Proposal[edit]

Articles for deletion
Proposed deletions
Good article nominees
Requests for comments
Requested moves

Philadelphia Meetups[edit]

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This Philadelphia Meetup page coordinates the series of meetup events in Philadelphia.

Meetings can focus on the projects of the Philadelphia section of Wikimedia New York City, the local chapter for Wikipedians/Wikimedians in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

US map-Northeast.PNG This box coordinates the level of organization of meetup events in the Northeast US.

Wikimedia New York City officially serves communities in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Local committees and/or new chapters across the Northeast are also anticipated in future.

Of interest to Wikipedians in travel distance of Philadelphia; We have periodic meetups in the Philadelphia area. Please watch our meetup page for details, and add yourself to our invite list.

Participants and primary areas of interest[edit]

Usernames A-J Usernames L-Z

Structure[edit]

General strategy, goals, projects and discussion forums[edit]

Goals[edit]

  1. Improve Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to featured status.
  2. Standardization - Wikipedia:WikiProject Philadelphia/RulesStandards
  3. Building and consensus nomenclature for neighborhood articles, including elimination of all redlinks on List of Philadelphia neighborhoods.
  4. Standardization of articles relating to SEPTA.
  5. Updating Portal:Current events with Philly related items
  6. Updating wikinews:Portal:United_States with Philly related items

WikiProject ToDo list[edit]

edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Philadelphia:
  1. Recruit active membership
  2. Featured Articles
    1. Elevate Philadelphia to Featured Article status
    2. Send Liberty Bell through Peer review and act on feedback
    3. Send Independence Hall through Peer review and act on feedback
    4. Make sure all Peer Review suggestions/requests are acted upon before FAC
  3. Determine geographic scope
  4. Standardize neighborhood article names
  5. Identify other Delaware Valley-related articles in need of improvement
  6. Identify other Delaware Valley-related articles that are potential Featured Articles
  7. Create SEPTA station/route article title standards
  8. Improve upon Portal:Philadelphia part of the Wikiportals.
    1. Tag extant stubs with {{philadelphia-stub}}
  9. All articles in Category:People from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania should have this project's template placed on the page's discussion page.

Article requests list[edit]

Portal maintenance[edit]

Assessment[edit]

Templates[edit]

What to type What it makes What it's for
{{Portal|Philadelphia}}
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Please put this in the See also article main pages
(see the "How you can help" section on this page for more details)
{{WikiProject Philadelphia}}
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WikiProject Philadelphia  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Philadelphia, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Philadelphia 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.
 ???  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 
Please put this on the discussion page of all Philadelphia related pages.
{{User WikiProject Philadelphia}}
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Libertybell alone small.jpg This user is working on WikiProject Philadelphia.
Please put this on the discussion page of all Philadelphia related pages.
{{user Philly}}
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Libertybell alone small.png This user lives in or hails from Philadelphia.
to place the Philadelphia Userbox on your page
{{coord|39.8933|N|75.2089|W|region:US-PA_type:landmark|display=inline,title}}
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39°53′36″N 75°12′32″W / 39.8933°N 75.2089°W / 39.8933; -75.2089Coordinates: 39°53′36″N 75°12′32″W / 39.8933°N 75.2089°W / 39.8933; -75.2089 To be used on street-sized pages.
{{Current-PhiladelphiaCOTM}}
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This is the current WikiProject Philadelphia Collaboration of the month!
Please help to improve it to match the quality of an ideal Wikipedia Philadelphia article.
goes on the Collaboration of the Month
{{Current-PhiladelphiaSATM}}
Talk


This is the current WikiProject Philadelphia Selected article of the month!
It may be worthy of Good Article or Featured Article status. Please consider nominating it or improving it.



goes on the Selected Article of the Month
{{WP Philadelphia invite}}
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Libertybell alone small.jpg You are invited to participate in WikiProject Philadelphia, a project dedicated to developing and improving articles about Philadelphia. We are currently discussing prospects for the project. Your input would be greatly appreciated!

You can also add yourself to the list of people to be invited to our next meet-up!

to invite new members

Images[edit]

Flag of the United States.svg Free image sources for the United States
Source License Tag
Wikimedia Commons (Cat:United States) Various N/A
Historic American Buildings Survey ([1]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-Interior-HABS}}
Historic American Engineering Record ([2]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-HAER}}
Historic American Landscapes Survey P.D {{PD-USGov-HALS}}
National Park Service ([3] and [4]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-Interior-NPS}}
U.S. Coast Guard ([5]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-DHS-CG}}
Library of Congress - American Memory ([6]) P.D. {{LOC-image}}
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs ([7]) P.D. (not all) {{LOC-image}}
NOAA ([8]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-DOC-NOAA}}
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ([9]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-Interior-FWS}}
Creative Commons (by,sa) on Flickr ([10]) C.C. {{cc-by-2.0}}{{cc-by-sa-2.0}}
U.S. Department of Agriculture ([11]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-USDA}}

For Pennsylvania-related articles needing a photograph, use {{Image requested|in=Pennsylvania}} in the talk page, which adds the article to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Pennsylvania. You can help Wikipedia by uploading freely licensed photographs for these articles to Wikimedia Commons.

The Free Image Search Tool may be able to locate suitable images on other web sites.

The Image Existence Checker shows articles in this list that have images.



Recognition[edit]

The Liberty Star The Liberty Star is given by WikiProject Philadelphia for outstanding work on Philadelphia-related articles. Introduced by South Philly and designed by smurrayinchester

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Wikimedia Pennsylvania[edit]

Hello there!

We are now forming the first local Wikimedia Chapter in the United States: Wikimedia Pennsylvania. Our goals are to perform outreach and fundraising activities on behalf of the various Wikimedia projects. If you're interested in being a part of the chapter, or just want to know more, you can:

Thanks!

Related or descendant WikiProjects[edit]

Philadelphia task forces[edit]

New articles[edit]

Please list all new Philadelphia related articles here.

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