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Books & Bytes New Years Double Issue[edit]

Books & Bytes

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Volume 1 Issue 3, December/January 2013

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Happy New Year, and welcome to a special double issue of Books & Bytes. We've included a retrospective on the changes and progress TWL has seen over the last year, the results of the survey TWL participants completed in December, some of our plans for the future, a second interview with a Wiki Love Libraries coordinator, and more. Here's to 2014 being a year of expansion and innovation for TWL!

The Wikipedia Library completed the first 6 months of its Individual Engagement grant last week. Here's where we are and what we've done:
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Deep networking: Built relationships with Credo, HighBeam, Questia, JSTOR, Cochrane, LexisNexis, EBSCO, New York Times, and OCLC
New pilot projects: Started the Wikipedia Visiting Scholar project to empower university-affiliated Wikipedia researchers
Developed community: Created portal connecting 250 newsletter recipients, 30 library members, 3 volunteer coordinators, and 2 part-time contractors
Tech scoped: Spec'd out a reference tool for linking to full-text sources and established a basis for OAuth integration
Broad outreach: Wrote a feature article for Library Journal's The Digital Shift; presenting at the American Library Association annual meeting
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I have many sources that say that the zodiac[edit]

I have many sources that say that the zodiac 'Aquarius' is from the 20th Jan to the 18th of Feb. even the Aquarius Wikipedia said it.. I'm doing this for Uzicxer (talk) 11:58, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

I will respond on your talk page. Jc3s5h (talk) 14:03, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

So wait, I have a friend that was born in the 20th of January. So are they Aquarius or Capricorn? I'm doing this for Uzicxer (talk) 17:11, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

Oh, and thanks for clearing things up. And yeah, I meant the text was contradicting itself I'm doing this for Uzicxer (talk) 17:12, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

Lets say my friend who was born 20 Jan. asks me what her sun sign is. So I get some more information: place of birth was Sidney, Australia. In January it's summer there, so the time is 11 hours ahead of UT1. Then I ask when she was born. Answer is 20 January 2005, 12:01 AM (which is 11:01 AM UT1). Then I bring up my Multiyear Interactive Computer Almanac, plug in the information, and it reports the apparent ecliptic longitude of the sun is 300.49426°. That's more than 300° so the sign is Aquarius.
Another friend was born the same day, but in Hawaii. The time zone is 10 hours behind UT1. So the birth was at 12:01 AM Hawaii time, which is 2:01 PM UT1 on the previous day, 19 January. Plugging that in, the ecliptic longitude is 299.60385°, which is less than 300°, so this friend is a Capricorn. Jc3s5h (talk) 17:37, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

Informal 3RR warning[edit]

You may have lost track, but you have reverted in Millennium 3 times in the past 22 hours. — Arthur Rubin (talk) 17:02, 13 May 2018 (UTC)

Your counting is in error. Jc3s5h (talk) 17:40, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
Sorry, it was Common Era. — Arthur Rubin (talk) 22:08, 13 May 2018 (UTC)

Just a note to recognise you for keeping your cool under fire. If there is a barnstar for that, consider it awarded. --John Maynard Friedman (talk) 17:58, 19 May 2018 (UTC)

Verifiable[edit]

Could you explain what you don't understand about this ] addition. Just wondering what is not clear?--Moxy (talk) 23:26, 19 May 2018 (UTC)
The addition "where it appears" might mean where the claim appears in the Wikipedia article, or it might mean the support for the claim must appear in the part of the cited source (e.g., if page 94 of a book is cited, but support for the claim is not on page 94 but on page 357, the verifiability policy would not be satisfied).
Elsewhere in the policy, the phrase "inline citation" appears, especially:

All material in Wikipedia mainspace, including everything in articles, lists and captions, must be verifiable. All quotations, and any material whose verifiability has been challenged or is likely to be challenged, must include an inline citation that directly supports the material.

The use of a different phrase suggests a different meaning is intended.
In addition to the lack of clarity, if the addition is meant to say the citation must be close to the claim, then it is a change in the meaning of the policy, and consensus for the change should be sought on the talk page. The current policy is that the citation in the bibliography rather than near the supported passage, if the supported passage is not likely to be challenged and the supported passage is not a direct quotation. Jc3s5h (talk) 01:32, 20 May 2018 (UTC)