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Jason Heyward article review[edit]

I've returned from vacation, and began addressing the comments you left on Jason Heyward. There are also new modifications throughout the article, mainly superficial. Given the amount of time I have, I will do my best, as my replies will not be very quick. My gratitude for the flexibility you have shown. Cheers! Elcid.ruderico (talk) 22:53, 31 May 2015 (UTC)

The initial feedback section you started is now answered, save one point. I wasn't sure of the best way to check for dead links, i.e., if there is a more efficient way than manually opening each page one-by-one. I will continue searching.Elcid.ruderico (talk) 18:34, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Sorry about that. I'll take a look and begin a section-by-section review. If you go the article's GA review page, there is a GA Toolbox in upper right corner of the page. One of the choices is External Links. That will lead you to any dead links and such. EricEnfermero (Talk) 20:13, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Narayan Sadashiv Hosmane[edit]

There is no reliable source to verify that Narayan Sadashiv Hosmane is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Zenqueue (talk) 06:14, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Yeah, I was looking into that. I thought it was a little strange that I couldn't find a list on the RSC website. To me, the solid H-index obviates the need for the FRSC though. EricEnfermero (Talk) 06:18, 7 June 2015 (UTC)
Solid H-index? You need to read this page: The Hirsch index of scholarly output: New measure, ongoing debate. It is not that hard to find researchers who have high H-index but they haven't produced any paradigm shifting papers. Zenqueue (talk) 06:32, 7 June 2015 (UTC)
I realize it has limitations, but it's a common measure used in AFD discussions. WP:PROF doesn't really say anything about paradigm shifts. We should really take this discussion back to the nomination though. The points you make on my talk page probably won't be seen by the admin that ultimately closes the AFD discussion. EricEnfermero (Talk) 06:40, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Thank you very much for this[1] and your insights. There are many not that notable researchers who have been awarded a research grant by the Humboldt Foundation. The AFD page was closed by an admin and the result was keep. Although consensus is that the article meets the relevant notability guideline, I still think that there are many issues with the page, e.g. there is no reliable source to verify that he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Many thanks, Zenqueue (talk) 02:31, 9 June 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Conyers Farm[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 19:42, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Edmund C. Converse[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 19:42, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

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DYK for Tilly Walker[edit]

 — Chris Woodrich (talk) 04:31, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

The images used fall under fair use.[edit]

Per section 107 of US Copyright law:

§ 107 . Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use40

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—

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The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.


Is Wikipedia not for research? Is Wikipedia not for profit? Jp10101 (talk) 05:58, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Fair Use does apply.[edit]

Perhaps you should be educated on US law? It is applicable unless you're making the claim that Wikipedia is not a research or scholarship site and is for profit. Jp10101 (talk) 05:58, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

WP has far more to consider than US copyright law. The WP policy on fair use, WP:FUC, is clear. Free images could easily be created of these subjects by anyone who attends baseball games. EricEnfermero (Talk) 06:00, 4 July 2015 (UTC)