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29 September 2016
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WikiProject Missing Encyclopedic articles
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Monthly focus: MacTutor biographies 49 left
1911 verification: 12.2%
ACF Regionals answers: 64.1%
Hotlist of topics: 88.7%
General topics: 79.6%
Science topics: 92%
Catholic Encyclopedia: 86.2%
Easton's Bible Dictionary: 88%
Encyclopaedia Biblica : 69.5%
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology: 80.6%
Gutenberg authors : 57.1%
Jewish Encyclopedia : 39%
Literary Encyclopedia: 81.9%
List of Poles: 6%
Find-A-Grave: 85.1%
Stanford Archive answers 97.9%
Missing paintings 60.8%
Miscellaneous
Many other lists of politicians, songs, TV shows and others.
Overall progress: 65.2%
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General notices[edit]

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Projects seeking help[edit]

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WikiProjects and Task Forces[edit]

  • The Tip of The Day department is looking for tricks and techniques. If you have a special way of doing things, please stop by and share.

Outlines[edit]

New outlines
Being overhauled or expanded
Nearing completion (need remainder of annotations added)
Outlines in need of attention
Need link placement

Portal report[edit]

The following portals are in need of attention/upkeep:

Portal:Donald Trump Newly created
Portal:A. R. Rahman Newly created
Portal:Lighthouses Newly created
Portal:Shreya Ghoshal Newly created
Portal:Tuvalu Newly created
Portal:Half-track Newly created
Portal:Virginia Woolf Newly created
Portal:Theosophy Newly created
Portal:Machine learning Newly created
Portal:Kyrgyzstan Newly created
Portal:Trichy Newly created
Portal:Space The selected article excerpts were copied and pasted between 2006 and 2009. The leads of the corresponding articles have greatly improved since then.
Portal:Thinking "Selected" sections need new material. Been the same for years.

The following portals have interesting design features that you may find useful:

Portal:South East England A "parent" portal that uses selected content from several "child" portals, chosen at random for each type of content.
Portal:Philosophy Automatically cycles through 52 "Selected philosophers", one per week, year after year.
Portal:Arts Uses random generators to display random featured status selections.

Discussions and collaborations

Discussions in the following areas have requested wider attention via Requests for comment:

See also

Wikimedia community portals

Here is a list of the main community pages of Wikipedia's sister projects.
All of these projects are multilingual and open-content.
Meta-Wiki – Coordination of all Wikimedia projects.
Wiktionary – A collaborative multilingual dictionary.
Wikinews – News stories written by readers.
Wikibooks – A collection of collaborative non-fiction books.
Wikiquote – A compendium of referenced quotations.
Wikisource – A repository for free source texts.
Wikispecies – A directory of species.
Wikiversity – Where teachers learn, and learners teach.
Wikivoyage – A world-wide travel guide.
Wikidata – A free knowledge base that can be read and
edited by humans and machines alike.
Commons – Repository for free images and other media files.