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Fall 2012 Ambassador Request

Hi Smallman, I am teaching a 4 person course in psychology this fall semester, and was wondering if you would be willing to serve as my online course ambassador. I expect my assignments and timelines to be very similar to courses that you have served as ambassador for in the past. If you would be willing to assist me this semester, I would appreciate it. Thank you for your consideration. Mclayton1 (talk) 00:45, 30 August 2012 (UTC)

Ye that's fine. Smallman12q (talk) 01:06, 30 August 2012 (UTC)

Thank you very much. I will work on my course page tomorrow and let you know when it's done. Thanks Again! Mclayton1 (talk) 02:08, 30 August 2012 (UTC)

Hi Smallman, I've completed the draft of the course page. I still need to add in a detailed timeline. If you could let me know your thoughts when you have a chance, I'd appreciate it. Wikipedia:USEP/Courses/Behavior Theory (Dr. Mike Clayton) Mclayton1 (talk) 01:28, 31 August 2012 (UTC)

For your timeline, I suggest looking at what previous related courses have done, and adapting a similar timleline.

I also sent an email yesterday...if you want to communicate by email, please respond to the email. If you have any further questions, feel free to ask. Cheers! Smallman12q (talk) 22:52, 31 August 2012 (UTC)

Talkback

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Cognition Lab Trying Out Talk

For those of you part of Wikipedia:United States Education Program/Courses/Cognition Lab (Dr. Julie Boron) please take time to try communicating on talk pages by introducing yourself to our online ambassador! Jbboron (talk) 17:52, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, Making an appearance for my CogLab!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by KaiCeeK (talkcontribs) 17:48, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Just trying to say hello! Sorry, I forgot to bring a kitten as a welcome gift.

Jlmoy (talk) 17:55, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, I am Ken, a student in Dr. Boron's cognition class. Thanks for helping us out! Kjholt01 (talk) 17:57, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, also in Dr, Boron's cognition class trying talk out for the first timeCmberringer (talk) 18:00, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hey Smallman Dmatkin (talk) 18:01, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi!

Just trying out the talk page! Cljesko (talk) 18:02, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, hopefully my 30th time trying this will work Anpherknee (talk) 18:08, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, talk to you soon... Ksmedi3 (talk) 18:04, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello! I'm also a student in Dr. Boron's cognition class. Thanks for helping us!Michelle92131 (talk) 18:11, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman! My name is Lisa; I'm in Dr. Boron's Cognition class. Just thought I'd take a minute to say hi! Lisam0003 (talk) 18:13, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi everyone. Welcome to the wiki!Smallman12q (talk) 22:39, 13 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman! My Name is Gregory and I am currently in Dr. Boron's Cognition class. I just wanted to stop here and say hello! Look forward to working with you. Thank You. Gregory0925 (talk) 17:27, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, My name is Suzan. I am all new to this and will be needing much help throughout the semester...just thought id take a miniute and say hello..Suzanseem (talk) 17:53, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman, My name is Julie, I am currently in Dr. Boron's Cognition class. I just wanted to introduce myself and practice my new skills. Jcarr19 (talk) 17:56, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

hello Ru53sk34 (talk) 17:57, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Hey There Smallman! My name is Cory; just wanted to give you a big Welcome from everyone here at YSU. Vaughn42sv (talk) 15:35, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi Smallman! Just trying out the talk page. Have a good one. Jjoej (talk) 22:51, 23 September 2012 (UTC)

Behavior Theory Meet & Greet

Guys and Gals of PSYC 6962, Please take a moment to try using the talk page to introduce yourself to our online ambassador, Smallman12q. Mclayton1 (talk) 20:53, 24 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, my name is Mary and I am a part of the behavior theory class this semester. I look forward to working on wikipedia. Thanks for your help! Mkvallinger (talk) 23:10, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi. Welcome to the wiki=D.Smallman12q (talk) 23:33, 27 September 2012 (UTC)
Hello Smallman12q! My name is Vilmary and I am also part of the behavior theory class. --Jersey 1102 (talk) 19:33, 29 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Smallman12q. I am a student in Dr Clayton's class. Thank you for making the time to be our online ambassador and for all the assistance I am sure we will require--Shinrae (talk) 17:25, 2 October 2012 (UTC)

Opinion on Revision Topic

Revision Topic

Hi smallman! My cognition class is working to revise articles in the subject area of cognitive psychology. We were asked to pick some potential topics to revise for this project. I chose cocktail party effect and categorical perception. The cocktail party effect is the phenomenon where an individual's selective attention can be invaded by a particular event- as when a person is focusing their attention on a conversation at a party and somehow hears their name spoken somewhere across the room. Categorical perception, on the other hand, is the concept of individualized categories that are formed in daily life influencing the way the world is perceived. I was wondering if you would help me in choosing if these topics are areas in which I could have something to offer and contribute or if they are best left as is.

Thanks smallman!

Lisam0003 (talk) 17:38, 25 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello Lisa. Either topic is fine...they're both 'tagged' for cleanup (the message boxes at the top of the page). Both topics have some sources, but they still need to be heavily copy-edited, additional sources, and clarification. Just FYI, as noted on the article's talk page, cocktail party effect was previously a Spring 2012 educational assignment. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 00:27, 26 September 2012 (UTC)
Hello again Smallman, I just wanted to let you know that I have decided on working on the categorical perception article this semester. Thank you for your response and your help! Lisam0003 (talk) 03:14, 27 September 2012 (UTC)
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Topic Revision Opinion

Hello Smallman! My name is Julie and I'm in Dr. Boron's Cognition Class. I have picked the topic of temporal lobe with relation to epilepsy as my project topic. I would appreciate any type of feedback, positive or negative, regarding this topic. Thank you for your time.Jcarr19 (talk) 12:22, 3 October 2012 (UTC)

Hello. There is an article on that topic: temporal lobe epilepsy. It seems to be well-covered, but needs some cleanup. I would advise doing something else.Smallman12q (talk) 22:05, 3 October 2012 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q! My name is Michelle and I'm part of a cognition class that's picking Wikipedia pages to edit. I'm very interested in the physiological processes involved in cognition and I have found Wikipedia pages for the Frontal Lobe Midbrain, and Limbic System. While I see that some improvement may be needed on all three topics, I would appreciate your opinion in which topic you think would be best for me to make revisions on, or if they are best left as they are. Thank you very much! Michelle92131 (talk) 19:39, 26 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello. The field you describe is cognitive neuroscience. The articles have poor function sections which can be expanded. However, research in this area is often conflicting/indecisive/revised, so be cautious. I don't know your background, but neurophysiology has biochemistry/physiology/anatomy involved...so make sure you're up to it. Smallman12q (talk) 21:59, 26 September 2012 (UTC)


Hello Smallman! My name is Gregory and I am apart of Dr Boron's Cognition Class that is picking a Wikipedia article to edit. I was writing you to get your opinion between two topics, Inattentional Blindness and Articulatory Suppression. Both look like they need some improvements and I was curious in which one you think I should work on. Thank You so much! Gregory0925 (talk) 15:46, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

There's actually a larger inattentional blindness article at Inattentional Blindness (notice the capital B)...it's going to be merged into inattentional blindness. Articulatory suppression needs a lot of cleanup/condensing, but I'm not sure how much there is to add (this isn't my area of expertise). You could add some research, its physiological basis and potential applications such as treating insomnia. Smallman12q (talk) 23:30, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

wiki revision topic

Hey Smallman, i am having trouble trying to figure out what topic to use in wikipedia for my editing project. I would like to do hallucinations but my professor says it may be to thorough. Can you help me out ? Thanks Ksmedi3 (talk) 16:35, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

Hallucinations is pretty well-done for now unless you're an expert in the field. I suggest looking at Category:Cognitive psychology stubs which lists really short cognitive-psych stubs. You could also look here for Psychology stubs and here for Psychology starts. a "start" rated article is also very short and lacking.Smallman12q (talk) 23:30, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

Cog Lab Topic

Smallman12q

I am in the process of choosing a Wiki Page to improve for Dr. Boron's Cognitive Psychology lab. As of now I am leaning towards Explicit Memory. I just wanted to get some feed back and your input on the article to make sure it is worth improving. Any Ideas you have on the article or where to start are greatly appreciated.

Jlmoy (talk) 17:37, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

Explicit memory could definitely be expanded. You could expand the effects of different stressors on explicit memory (age, health, anxiety, pregnancy?). How various diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, autism affect it. How culture/language affect it. Its initial development...etc. Whether animals have it? Hope that helps.Smallman12q (talk) 23:30, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

Smallman12q, The topic I have chosen and was approved is "night terrors". I was wondering if you could help me narrow down some areas that need revision, or give me any input. Thank you Ksmedi3 (talk) 21:09, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

The Night terror article isn't too bad. You should expand the sections with more specifics. Adults by different age groups, children by different age groups, expand psychological cause, expand how psychotherapy/counseling helps...its a general article, add specifics.Smallman12q (talk) 01:23, 10 October 2012 (UTC)

Thanks! I'll work on it, I will be in touch. Ksmedi3 (talk) 15:09, 11 October 2012 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #27

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Wikidata weekly summary #28

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Wikidata weekly summary #31

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    • Created patch for review for next deployment on wikidata.org
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Brain and Behavior class meet & greet

If you're part of Wikipedia:United States Education Program/Courses/Brain and Behavior (Lisa Lu), feel free to introduce yourself below.

Hi!

I'm kind of psyched to be creating a Wikipage, kind of just became the highlight of my senior year. Cardiacwhiz (talk) 02:44, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

Glad to see you're excited about contributing to Wikipedia. Hope you'll have fun!Smallman12q (talk) 13:30, 2 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello. I am Mary Ruscitti in Dr. Lu's Brain and Behavior Class. — Preceding unsigned comment added by MaryRuscitti (talkcontribs) 14:47, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, My name is Marius and I am taking Dr. Lu's "Brain and behavior" class. I am very good at reading stuff on Wikipedia, but I never knew how to contribute as a writer. I am looking forward to learn that. Thanks for helping! — Preceding unsigned comment added by MariusCuciulan (talkcontribs) 18:03, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello! My name is Ashley Morrison and I also am a student in Dr. Lu's psych class and have never contributed anything to this website, but I am very good at reading the articles! I look forward to working with you along with keliana and Dr. Lu, as well as my classmates on the wiki project :) - ashleychanel3145 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ashleychanel3145 (talkcontribs) 18:28, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello everyone, welcome to the other side of Wikipedia. You're going to learn how articles are made, how to improve them, and how to spot and fix errors=D. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.Smallman12q (talk) 01:27, 12 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello im from Profesor Lu's class. As part of our assigment Im leaving you a message :) — Preceding unsigned comment added by JudyRazo (talkcontribs) 16:20, 17 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello! I'm from Profesor Lu's brain and behavior class. I'm excited to learn how to use and edit Wikipedia. I've never really used it before. Thanks in advance for all of your help! -Michellepapandrea — Preceding unsigned comment added by Michellepapandrea (talkcontribs) 16:20, 17 September 2012 (UTC)

Hello my name is Mary Ruscitt and I guess my old acount was deactivated for some reason so I posted another message on your talk page! Thanks. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Maryrus (talkcontribs) 19:37, 28 September 2012 (UTC)


Hello! Im part of Dr. Lu's neuroscience course. How do I go about citing references a few times in the article? For example, I want to cite 1 and 2 a few times in my paragraph but instead of 1 and 2 appearing again it is now 3 and 4 instead of 1 and 2 again. And all my other references are counting up instead of correlating to the actual reference I need. thanks R.EEGbrittry (talk) 21:22, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

You use reference names...see WP:REFNAME. You can also see User:Smallman12q/Reference example and look at the 2nd reference as an example. So first you give the reference an alphanumeric name: <ref name="Robertsp322">Roberts, p. 322</ref> (notice the name="Robertsp322") and then next time, you use the name and a closing forwardslash /: <ref name="Robertsp322"/> (notice the name="Robertsp322"/). If you need anything else, feel free to ask.Smallman12q (talk) 02:51, 17 October 2012 (UTC)

Hi! Students have posted their first edits of articles for this course. When you have a chance, could you please review the articles that students are working on? Some articles are in better shape than others. Students have until 11/13 to improve their article and address reviewer feedback. Any recommendation you have regarding content, breadth, depth, style, etc. will be sincerely appreciated! Neuropsychprof (talk) 13:43, 24 October 2012 (UTC)

Will do tmrw/weekend. I'll leave reviews on the articles' talk pages. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 21:58, 24 October 2012 (UTC)
Your feedback on my talk page is very helpful. Thank you very much!Neuropsychprof (talk) 23:06, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

OA invitation

If you notice anyone you think would be a good ambassador, please feel free to invite them to apply! I can reach out to Lova Falk if you want me to, but since you're a little bit familiar with her, it might make most sense for you to do so.--Sage Ross (WMF) (talk) 13:39, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

Psychology of music preference @ DYK

Hi Smallman12q; I just reviewed the nomination of "psychology of music preference" over at DYK. The article is ready to go, and I made some suggestions of how to make the hook more attention-getting. I also left a comment at the page of GeoffRodman, the article's creator—and also, I now realize, a part of this class. Thanks for the nomination and for your ambassadorial work! groupuscule (talk) 00:29, 6 November 2012 (UTC)

Went ahead and reviewed the nomination of "Art and emotion" also, plus made some comments at the article talk page. Must be a fun class! groupuscule (talk) 11:47, 8 November 2012 (UTC)

A favour re Ford archive

hello - can you check Michael page for this topic - we got some advice. And see User:Bdcousineau/Sandbox5, too, I found the list of NARA uploads. Bdcousineau (talk) 17:06, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

Did you know

Hi,

Thanks for the nomination to Did You Know that was some great news. I just wanted to let you know that the final version is not due until next friday so there will be a few edits over the next week. Also, I had a question about citing on the page. I cited the same reference a couple times and I could not figure out how to get it to cite the same source instead of adding a new citing. Is this normal or is there a way to do that? Thanks, and have a good weekend.

Geoff — Preceding unsigned comment added by GeoffRodman (talkcontribs) 18:32, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

You use reference names...see WP:REFNAME. You can also see User:Smallman12q/Reference example and look at the 2nd reference as an example. So first you give the reference an alphanumeric name: <ref name="Robertsp322">Roberts, p. 322</ref> (notice the name="Robertsp322") and then next time, you use the name and a closing forwardslash /: <ref name="Robertsp322"/> (notice the name="Robertsp322"/). If you need anything else, feel free to ask.Smallman12q (talk) 21:00, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

DYK for Psychology of music preference

The DYK project (nominate) 08:09, 10 November 2012 (UTC)

DYK for Art and emotion

The DYK project (nominate) 08:03, 12 November 2012 (UTC)

Batch uploads

Wondering if you could take a look at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Batch_uploading/ECGPedia as well? I have been in discussion with this group about them releasing their images under a CC BY SA license. There are thousands of ECGs and US images. Would be great to have them moved to Commons. Will than work on the integration into Wikipedia. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 21:37, 12 November 2012 (UTC)

Well if you can get the licensing resolved (I'm not sure if they can relicense, but IANAL), I can do an upload. They are using a wiki, but I haven't found a way to export/import image pages directly (meaning no page history)...so I've asked at WP:VPT. I can however, for sure, parse their site and copy over the wikitext and files. For attribution, I would link back to the source page. Let me know if this what you have in mind.Smallman12q (talk) 23:26, 12 November 2012 (UTC)
There has been an OTRS ticket sent in which they have agreed to release all images and videos (but one small section) under a CC BY SA license. I will dig it up again. Currently traveling and will send you more details when I get home in 2 weeks. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 23:30, 12 November 2012 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #32

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    • Started implementing DataType constructor in JavaScript
    • Added ValueValidator and ValueFormatter factory
    • Improvements to Diff extension
    • Construct PropertyValueSnak objects in the create claim API when needed
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    • Added newFromArray to all DataValue objects and created DataValue factory using this
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    • Improved code that handles changes from the repository and reporting them in the client’s RecentChanges
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Disney English

Hey brah, I been editing Disney English; did you notice that your old "criticisms" section was removed? And it looks like it keeps getting edited by marketing people. Klalkity (talk) 01:59, 18 November 2012 (UTC)

I didn't! It fell of my watchlist for some reason. I'll restore and expand the section. Thanks for letting me know.Smallman12q (talk) 03:53, 18 November 2012 (UTC)

question for class

Hey Small,

Quick question regarding picture usage for my psychology of music page. I want to use the file on the Mental rotation page, but I'm not sure how to address the copyright questions it lists at the bottom of the file page. What might I do to either put it on commons and/or include it in my article? Thanks Alex Wyse (talk) 22:03, 19 November 2012 (UTC)

That's nothing to worry about. It's part of Wikipedia:Moving files to the Commons. The Wikimedia Commons is now considered the wiki's (including other languages/projects) primary repository. Some files were originally uploaded here for various reasons, and over time, they are moved to the commons. This is behind the scenes stuff. You can use the image in your article as you normally would.Smallman12q (talk) 22:53, 19 November 2012 (UTC)

Happy Thanksgiving

Pumpkin-Pie-Slice.jpg Happy Thanksgiving
Found a slice for you Bdcousineau (talk) 02:20, 22 November 2012 (UTC)
Ty!Smallman12q (talk) 22:50, 22 November 2012 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #33

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  • Development
    • Updated demo system
    • Refactored and improved change propagation code
    • Add option for client and change propagations to work with job queue
    • Added filter and preference for recent changes on the client, to show/hide Wikidata edits
    • Pruning of changes table
    • Fixed some issues in the Wikidata Vagrant
    • Added puppet recipe for Wikidata on WMF labs
    • Worked on making statements editable in the frontend
    • JSON of entities is sent to the frontend now
    • Finalized DataTypes extension’s $.valueview system
    • Improved entity selector widget
    • Added Selenium tests for special pages
    • Tracking separate revision ids in Javascript to fix the edit conflict handling
    • Fixed fatal PHP error in Special:SetLabel
    • Entities with just whitespaces as label/description are not allowed anymore
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Follow up on images

I have not been able to get the release of a copy of the images from U Mich without their logo. We have an OTRS ticket for ECGepedia. Just need someone to move over the images. Will look into the other sites you mentioned.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 10:56, 26 November 2012 (UTC)

Wikipedia Loves Libraries Seattle

Decemmber 8 - Wikipedia Loves Libraries Seattle - You're invited
Seattle Public Library
  • Date Saturday, December 8, 2012
  • Time 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Location Seattle Public Library Meeting Room 1 on Level 4, Central Library, 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle WA, 98104
  • Event An editathon on Seattle-related Wikipedia articles with Wikipedia tutorials and Librarian assistance on hand.
  • Hashtag #wikiloveslib or #glamwiki.
  • Registration http://wll-seattle.eventbrite.com or use on-wiki regsistration.

Yours, Maximilianklein (talk) 03:43, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #34

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    • Bug fixing on the client extension, and preparing it for first deployment
    • Less edit conflicts due to a smarter conflict detection
    • Better recent changes comments on the client
    • Clean up on the backend for entity artefacts
    • The statement UI enables to create statements and displays them, but has still a few glitches
    • The client now accesses the data on the server directly, and the data is not replicated anymore
    • Added a number of profiler calls
    • Special:Contributions displays labels now
    • User preference on the client to hide Wikidata edits
    • Statements can be created and saved now
    • Statements are properly styled in JavaScript and non-JavaScript version
    • Improved JavaScript part of the templating engine
    • Improved entity selector widget
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Wikidata weekly summary #35

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Wikidata weekly summary #36

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  • Development
    • Deployed new code on wikidata.org. All changes can be found here
    • Updated demo system
    • http://test2.wikipedia.org now uses http://wikidata.org for getting language links and wikidata.org edits affecting the existing articles on test2 show up in RecentChanges (if they are not hidden)
    • Statements (think of “population: 2.000.000” and similar things) are taking shape in the interface. They are still pretty buggy though at this point.
    • It is now possible to link to images on Wikimedia Commons in a statement (think of “image: sundown_at_the_beach.png” for example)
    • Links are now protocol-relative (bugzilla:42534)
    • No longer possible to create new items and set labels when database is set to read-only
    • Added more tests to the GeoCoordinate parser
    • Make use of EditEntity in removeclaims API
    • Removed many singletons to reduce global state
    • Made SpecialSetLabel work with non-item entities
    • Improved settings system
    • Improved options of ValueFormatters
    • Improved options of ValueParsers
    • Moved label+description uniqueness check out of transaction to avoid deadlocks and changed it to only be enforced for edits changing any violating values
    • Fixed serialization of SiteArray
    • ~=[,,_,,]:3
    • Had to fix reporting of aliases in wbsearchentities again
    • Implemented integration of baserevids for statements UI API calls for editconflict detection for statements/claims/snaks
    • Universal Language Selector fallback fix for Selenium tests
    • Report URL to entity in wbsearchentites API module
    • Moved the demo system to a larger server
    • Fixed several bugs in Statements user interface, most notably, adding Statements to existing sections and layout fixes
    • Added wikibase API module on the client to provide information about the associated repo (e.g. url, script path, article path)
    • A bunch of messages for autocomments were fixed (they are automatically added as an edit summary for edits on items and co in Wikidata - for example: “‎Changed [en] description: Finnish rock band”)
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • WhereCamp
    • Wikidata talk as part of a lecture on knowledge management in Karlsruhe
    • upcoming: 29C3
    • upcoming: Office hours
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
  • Open Tasks for You
    • Want to help Lydia write the next weekly summary? Let her know.
    • Hack on one of these
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A barnstar for you!

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An introduction to dermatology (1905) Lupus vulgaris 2.jpg

I heartfully thank you for making available Lupus vulgaris image. It has been useful as Infobox image for Lupus vulgaris.

Saurabh P. (talk) 10:30, 14 December 2012 (UTC)
Thanks!Smallman12q (talk) 01:22, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #37

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Have a great holiday season!

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A barnstar for you!

BarnstarGRF.jpg Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum Barnstar
In awe and appreciation of your continual multi-layered efforts: creating db's, parsing, scripting, running the bot, and teaching me new and useful terms. I raise my glass. Bdcousineau (talk) 14:42, 28 December 2012 (UTC)
Thanks!Smallman12q (talk) 15:16, 28 December 2012 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #38

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Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week. It's rather short this time because pretty much everyone enjoys some well-deserved vacation.
  • Development
    • Some of us unwrapped gifts (-:
    • Started working on supporting different kinds of Snaks in the user interface
    • Fixing support for PostgreSQL in core, which was broken with introduction of the sites stuff
    • Code reviewing of changes in MediaWiki core
    • Adding watchlist filter in client for Wikidata changes
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • right now: 29C3
  • Open Tasks for You
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Old edit with citation error

Hello: Sometime back you added this edit: [1]. The link in the reference does not lead to the book. So I am wondering -- how many different articles got this reference? (I know of two. This one and another which I corrected.) Can you, would you correct the problem? Thanks. --S. Rich (talk) 18:17, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

I'll fix it...it was used on a number of articles when I initially joined...I will replace with a more suitable reference.Smallman12q (talk) 15:16, 28 December 2012 (UTC)
Thanks so very much. As you knew where you got it and added it, I figured you were the best man for job. Happy editing and Happy New Year!--S. Rich (talk) 21:00, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

File:7G district.gif listed for deletion

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:7G district.gif, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you. Cloudbound (talk) 20:54, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #39

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Hi Smallman12q

Do you have an interest in Gerald Ford?
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Then maybe you might have an interest in joining WikiProject Gerald Ford! We're a group of editors working to improve Wikipedia's coverage of the life, career, and presidency of Gerald Ford.

We're very much a new project, so you have the opportunity to help form the design and structure of the WikiProject itself in addition to creating and improving content about Ford. You are more than welcome to join us by adding your username under the "Participants" section of our WikiProject page. Everyone is welcome, and you are free to contribute where and when you like.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask a member, and we'll be happy to help you. Hopefully we'll see you around the WikiProject! Michael Barera (talk) 23:05, 7 January 2013 (UTC)

An invitation for you!

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Hello, Smallman12q. You're invited to join WikiProject Today's article for improvement. If you're interested in participating, please add your name to the list of members. Happy editing! Northamerica1000(talk) 02:11, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #40

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Cognitive Psychology 200

Hello Smallman12q,

My username is CogPsyProf and I am trying a Wikipedia assignment in my 200-level course for the first time. I am relatively new to Wikipedia and completely new to editing it. My course is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Enroll/Davidson_College/Cognitive_Psychology_(2013_Q1)

I see that you were the Online ambassador for another cognitive psychology class taught by Greta Munger. How does one go about getting an online ambassador? I'm sorry to bother you with that question; I did not find the answer in the online training or other materials sent by email when I contacted the Wikipedia folks to get started.

Thank you for any assitance you can offer! — Preceding unsigned comment added by CogPsyProf (talkcontribs) 21:14, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

You ask one=P. And yes, I'd be happy to be your online ambassador=D. (I've also sent you an e-mail.)Smallman12q (talk) 22:17, 12 January 2013 (UTC)


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Wikipedia Ambassadors update

Hi! You're getting this message because you are or have been a Wikipedia Ambassador. A new term is beginning for the United States and Canada Education Programs, and I wanted to give you an update on some important new information if you're interested in continuing your work this term as a Wikipedia Ambassador.

You may have heard a reference to a transition the education program is going through. This is the last term that the Wikimedia Foundation will directly run the U.S. and Canada programs; beginning in June, a proposed thematic organization is likely to take over organizing the program. You can read more about the proposal here.

Another major change in the program will take effect immediately. Beginning this term, a new MediaWiki education extension will replace all course pages and Ambassador lists. (See Wikipedia:Course pages and Help:Education Program extension for more details.) Included in the extension are online volunteer and campus volunteer user rights, which let you create and edit course pages and sign up as an ambassador for a particular course.

If you would like to continue serving as a Wikipedia Ambassador — even if you do not support a class this term — you must create an ambassador profile. If you're no longer interested in being a Wikipedia Ambassador, you don't need to do anything.

Please do these steps as soon as possible

First, you need the relevant user rights for Online and/or Campus Ambassadors. (If you are an admin, you can grant the rights yourself, for you as well as other ambassadors.) Just post your rights request here, and we'll get you set up as quickly as possible.

Once you've got the ambassador rights, please set up at a Campus and/or Online Ambassador profile. You can do so at:

Going forward, the lists of Ambassadors at Special:CampusAmbassadors and Special:OnlineAmbassadors will be the official roster of who is an active Ambassador. If you would like to be an Ambassador but not ready to serve this term, you can un-check the option in your profile to publicly list it (which will remove your profile from the list).

After that, you can sign on to support courses. The list of courses will be at Special:Courses. (By default, this lists "Current" courses, but you can change the Status filter to "Planned" to see courses for this term that haven't reached their listed start date yet.)

As this is the first term we have used the extension, we know there will be some bugs, and we know the feature set is not as rich as it could be. (A big wave of improvements is already in the pipeline. And if you know MediaWiki and could help with code review, we'd love to have your help!) Please reach out to me (Sage Ross) with any complaints, bug reports, and feature suggestions. The basic features of the extension are documented at Wikipedia:Course pages, and you can see a tutorial for setting up and using them here.

Communication and keeping up to date

In the past, the Education Program has had a pretty fragmented set of communication channels. We're trying to fix that. These are the recommended places to discuss and stay up-to-date on the education program:

  1. The education noticeboard has become the main on-wiki location for discussion of the Education Program. You can post there about broad education program issues as well as issues with individual courses.
  2. The Ambassadors Announce email list is a very low-traffic announcements list of important information all Ambassadors need to be aware of. We encourage all Ambassadors (and other interested Wikipedians) to subscribe to the list; follow the instructions on the link to add your email address.
  3. If you use IRC regularly, or need to try to reach someone immediately, the #wikipedia-en-ambassadors connect IRC channel is the place to find me and fellow Ambassadors.
Ambassador training and resources

We now have an online training for Ambassadors, which is intended to be both an orientation about the Wikipedia Ambassador role for newcomers and the manual for how to do the role. (There are parallel trainings for students and for educators as well.)

Please go through the training if you feel like you need a refresher on how a typical class is supposed to go and where the Ambassadors fit in, or if you want to review and help improve it. If there's something you'd like to see added, or other suggestions you have for it, feel free to edit the training and/or leave feedback. A primer on setting up and using course pages is included in the educators' training.

The Resources page of the training is the main place for Ambassador-related resources. If there's something you think is important as a resource that's not on there, please add it.

Finally, whether or not you work with any classes this term, I encourage you to post entries to the Trophy Case whenever you see excellent work from students or if you have great examples from past semesters. And, as always, let students (and other editors!) know when they do things well; a little WikiLove goes a long way!

--Sage Ross (WMF) (talk) 20:51, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #41

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Wikidata weekly summary #42

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  • Development
    • Updated demo system
    • Improved design of sites code in core
    • Fixed SQLite compatibility
    • Worked on implementing references handling in statements user interface
    • Useful error messages will be shown in statements user interface in case of data value mismatches
    • Switched the demo system to Labs’ puppet
    • Selenium tests for length constraint, claim edit-conflicts
    • Setting up dispatcher script on internal test machine
    • More work on wikibase.getEntities() function for Scribunto/Lua-Templates
    • AbuseFilter is now working with Wikibase
    • The change dispatcher script is now ready for use on the WMF cluster
    • Initial implementation of {{#property}} parser function for the client
    • Created a widget for the client to connect a page to a Wikidata item and add interwiki language links to a page
    • Preparing a page to list unconnected pages on the clients
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
  • Open Tasks for You
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Wikidata weekly summary #43

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  • Development
    • Deployment on the Hebrew and Italian Wikipedia ([2] [3] [4])
    • Switched the Wikipedias over to a new, more scalable dispatching changes script for propagating changes from the repository to the clients
    • Fixing various deeply buried bugs and a few minor bugs reported after deployment
    • Preparations for next deployment on wikidata.org
    • Working on property parser function for the client
    • Implemented robust serialization of changes for dispatching
    • Resumed work on linked data interface
    • References can now be created, edited and removed on existing statements
    • Several minor user interface fixes
    • Styling of the user interface for statements
    • Selenium tests for references
    • Selenium tests for non-JS SpecialPages
    • Worked on puppet
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
  • Open Tasks for You
    • Test statements on the [demo system before the roll-out to wikidata.org on February 4
    • Hack on one of these
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Online Ambassador

Hi Smallman! I am TAing a psychology/cognitive science course, Perception and Action. Could you take on another course, as an ambassador?

I am not quite sure how much assistance I will need through the semester. I have my coursepage in the works. In the next week, I will be adding an additional instructor and the students.

Am I on the right track? --Melissa Parade (talk) 17:12, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Sure. I'll sign myself up as the OA. If you want to communicate by email please let me know what it is. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 01:16, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Hi! I'm the instructor for the course on Perception & Action that Melissa mentioned in her message above. I would like to be added as an instructor for this course. Can you arrange that or let me know how to arrange it? Thanks. --Panda6420 (talk) 20:07, 4 February 2013 (UTC)

I have requested for them at User_talk:Sage_Ross_(WMF)#Course_Rights. Also, please review Wikipedia:Training/For educators for more information on getting started.Smallman12q (talk) 01:38, 5 February 2013 (UTC)
Done.--Sage Ross (WMF) (talk) 16:09, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

Smallbot uploading to Commons

Resolved: Smallman12q (talk) 14:01, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

Hi, I wanted to know if you could answer a question I have about your bot. Please see Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Oregon#Oregon_DOT_photos. Thanks. Jsayre64 (talk) 01:10, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

I've responded at Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Oregon#Oregon_DOT_photos.Smallman12q (talk) 14:01, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

Template:Oxide

Nice work :-). But I think it should be moved to template:Oxides, like the other templates in Category:Chemistry compounds templates. Christian75 (talk) 22:10, 3 February 2013 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneThanks. I've moved it.Smallman12q (talk) 01:31, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

Association of Writers in Galician Language (AELG) Writer Images

Hello. I'm a Wikipedian from Spain and I read the GLAM newsletter of February and I found a new about Spain (Galicia) "Association of Writers in Galician Language (AELG) Writer Images". I'm interested in this case, because I'm a member of Spanish Chapter and we try to do the same if it would be possible. Did you get the autorisation for these pictures? How? And, do you think it should be in USA report or Spain report? Thank you very much. Regards. --Millars (talk) 22:40, 7 February 2013 (UTC)

Glad to see someone reads the newsletter=P. As per the batch upload request, I found the permission on their site [7] (at the top) which states: "As fotos cuxa autoría corresponde a Eduardo Castro Bal e Santos-Díez poden ser reproducidas segundo a licenza CC-BY-SA 3.0. Para o uso das demais fotos, debe contactar cos seus autores/as." This notice, does not appear to be present in earlier versions of their site, so someone may have suggested they change it. I wrote the program to fufill the request, but I was not involved in the licensing. You should contact the original requester commons:user:Elisardojm for more information. You are welcome to include your request in the newsletter. If you have similarly licensed images, from a gallery, I could batch upload them. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 01:27, 9 February 2013 (UTC)
He he, I know Elisardo. I didn't know, or didn't remember, that he did it, sorry. And thank you very much for your work. --Millars (talk) 09:36, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
Resolved: Smallman12q (talk) 01:10, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #44

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Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
  • Development
    • Deployment of the first parts of phase 2 (infoboxes/statements) on wikidata.org done - see it live for example here, here and here
    • Diffs for statement edits can now be shown
    • Started work on query definitions
    • Edit links are now disabled in the interface when the user does not have the rights to edit
    • Edit links are now hidden when viewing old revision
    • Worked on search field for WikibaseSolr
    • More work on Lua templates for Wikibase entities
    • Worked on bugfixes in the statement user interface
    • New features in the statement user interface (references counter/heading)
    • JavaScript editing for table showing labels and description of the same item in different languages
    • Repaired and updated the demo system
    • Resumed work on Linked Data interface
    • Support for enhanced recent changes format in client
    • There are automatic comments for statement edits as well in the history now
    • Special page for unconnected pages, that is pages on the client that are not connected to items on the repository
    • Added permission checks for statements, so a user that can not edit will not be able to edit or that only a group can be allowed to do some changes like creating statements
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • FOSDEM
    • upcoming: office hour (English; German later)
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
  • Open Tasks for You
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Cognitive Psychology 200

Hello everyone from Cognitive Psychology 200. Welcome to the other side of the wiki! You may introduce yourselves below. Cheers. Smallman12q (talk) 22:50, 29 January 2013 (UTC)

This is for us, Psy 276 (Cog Psy) folks! --CogPsyProf — Preceding unsigned comment added by CogPsyProf (talkcontribs) 14:08, 30 January 2013 (UTC) Whoops, my bad, forgot my 4 tildas! CogPsyProf (talk) 16:49, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

hello smallman 152.42.211.119 (talk) 18:13, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Hi! Happy wednesday

hello smallman Karen Monuszko (talk) 15:21, 30 January 2013 (UTC)Karen Monuszko

Hi I hope you are doing well. Gocobb (talk) 15:21, 30 January 2013 (UTC)gocobb

Susanna Vogel in cog psych-- username: susannavogel

have and AWESOME day.Nancyb672 (talk) 15:21, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

hi smallman have a good one!CogCarly (talk) 15:22, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Good morning! Hope you have a great day. -sudavis

hey smallman Sehamilton (talk) 15:22, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Happy Wednesday! Lindsay R. Blum (talk) 17:37, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

hi smallman AmandaSilver15 (talk) 18:14, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Hope you're having a wonderful day! Saetienne (talk) 19:00, 30 January 2013 (UTC)Saetienne

Hey Smallman, have a great day! Monelson (talk) 22:59, 30 January 2013 (UTC)


Whats up Frholcomb (talk) 15:23, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Hope you are having a great Wednesday! It's probably going to storm here today!

-maleonard

Hey Smallman12q. Thanks for doin what you do. -Isaiah

Hey Smallman! Looking forward to gleaning your wisdom this semester.

Luwulsin

We appreciate all the help that you may provide. Thanks Wefogg (talk) 15:23, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

HEY!

Have a good day!Edienicol (talk) 15:23, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Hope you're having a great day!

Kastephan (talk) 15:24, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Salaam --Haschorr (talk) 15:25, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Hello smallman Frdevine (talk) 15:24, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

HIBrcurtin (talk) 15:25, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Have a great day small man! Kcsmit (talk) 15:25, 30 January 2013 (UTC)kcsmit

Hello small man! Kcsmit (talk) 15:26, 30 January 2013 (UTC)Kcsmit

Hey Smallman! Thanks for your help this semester, looking forward to learning for you and working with you. 152.42.220.241 (talk) 21:33, 30 January 2013 (UTC)Luwulsin

Hey Smallman! DO you like fish tacos? DylanLudwick (talk) 16:33, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

I do...and shrimp tacos=D.Smallman12q (talk) 21:59, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the welcome. Hope you are having a nice day :) Maria Izabel (talk) 20:12, 31 January 2013 (UTC)Maria Izabel


Hello Smallman12q, hope you had a wonderful day. Maleonard (talk) 01:52, 31 January 2013 (UTC)maleonard

Hi smallman! Sudavis (talk) 03:06, 31 January 2013 (UTC)sudavis

Takejriwal (talk) 16:50, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Hi, How are you?

I'm excited to start working on Wikipedia!

Best, Tanvi

Hello smallman! Nice to meet you :) Erin122 (talk) 17:17, 31 January 2013 (UTC)Erin122

Hello everyone and welcome to Wikipedia! Hope you'll have fun (and of course learn something along the way). Cheers!Smallman12q (talk) 21:59, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Hey Smallman!Luwulsin (talk) 02:08, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

hi! I'm trying to figure this out still . Susannavogel (talk) 04:34, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

Hey Smallman. Isling (talk) 05:54, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

Note on articles to professor

I copy here what I just wrote to teacher of this assignment. Teacher should review better article proposals.

Hi, I have recently stumped on your course since I have been one of the main contributors to the stroop effect article. Regarding your course proposal I believe it is a sensible one in its aims are certanly in line with Wikipedia ways and objectives. I specially appreciate the effort of including secondary sources and improving already developed articles by adding content to specific sections instead of very low importance stubs. I will try to help with the stroo article, and maybe others, although I will not promise anything since I have been disconnected from wikipedia for a year and only recently come back.

Once said that, I have taken a look to your article proposals and I have some issues with (at least) two of them:

  • Schema is a disambiguation page: a list page linking to several articles with similar names but different concepts. If you look through it you will find the link to schema (psychology). You might be or might not be interested in developing the latter, but you should certainly do not include psychology content in the disambiguation page.


  • Autism: autism is a Wikipedia:featured article: This means that it is considered one of the best wikipedia articles and while not completely finished very mature. Featured articles are not a good assigments for beginners, since consensus and good knowledge of both the content of the article and wikipedia ways are specially required. A possibility would be that you created an specific secondary article (something like recognition of emotions in autism and then added a link to this secondary article in the main page. A probably better alternative is that you improved the autism section in the theory of mind article


Bests.--Garrondo (talk) 08:21, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

@Garrondo Your point that "Teacher should review better article proposals" may raise an issue for the Wikipedia education initiative that could be helpful to raise with its directors. As some background information, when I asked for guidance about picking articles for students to work on, I was told by my area coordinator (distinct from my online ambassador) that I should just read articles and see what needed to be worked on because there are thousands of topics that need work. The vast majority of topics I listed for students had indications that they were pages that needed work (messages across the top of the pages to that effect). In the rare case that I listed a topic about a featured article, it was to add a missing subtopic, and I welcome your suggestion that the added information be a new, supplementary page. All of this is to say that perhaps the Wikipedia education inititive folks could give more guidance to instructors--particularly rookies--and your comments may have a broader impact if you took them up with the education initiative folks as opposed to one professor. Again, thank you for you help! CogPsyProf (talk) 15:57, 14 February 2013 (UTC)
Will pass along the suggestion. Regarding FA, to be fair, some FA articles aren't entirely 'up to snuff' as they became FAs long ago. Autism, for example, passed in 2007 and wiki standards for FAs have dramatically improved since then...so there is room for improvement. FAs in the past 2-3 years are noticeably more complete and have sourcing for virtually every statement.Smallman12q (talk) 22:57, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #45

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Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
  • Development
    • Deployment to English Wikipedia
    • Fix various minor bugs in client, including watchlist toggle with preference to default to always show Wikidata edits
    • Added the new Baso Minangkabau Wikipedia (min)
    • Fixed wrong revision of statements being shown in diff and old revision view
    • Diff visualization for claims (simple version for main snak)
    • Diff visualization for claims (extended version for references, qualifiers, ranks)
    • Tooltip that notifies about the license your contributions will be covered by while editing (can be disabled by each user)
    • Started with valueview refactoring
    • Started with user interface handling of deleted properties
    • Started with refactoring of local partial entity lookup
    • Started with refactoring of toolbar usage in jQuery.wikibase view widgets
    • Finished improvement on jQuery.wikibase.claimview’s edit mode handling
    • Improved search by using entity selector in search field instead of normal MediaWiki search field
    • More work on Lua-based templates for entities
    • Specified the capabilities of the query language we need
    • Created query object
    • Proper bot-flagging of edits (bugzilla:44857)
    • Use of ID to directly address an item or property
    • Search should give more of the complete matches now
    • Special:ItemByTitle should work for canonical namespaces and later on for local namespaces
    • More robust format for notifications of changes on the repository to the client
    • Started work on refactoring API and autocomments code
    • Started to maintain documentation of configuration options in git
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • Upcoming: Wikipedia Day NYC
    • Upcoming: office hour in English tomorrow
    • Note: changed day of next German office hour to March 8
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
    • We have a time scheduled when Wikidata will be read-only for a database migration. The window for that is Feb 20 19:00 to Feb 21 2:00 UTC.
    • New features and bugfixes on Wikidata are planned to be deployed on Monday (Feb 18). This should among other things include:
      • Showing useful diffs for edits of claims (they’re currently empty)
      • Automatic comments for editing of claims (there are currently none)
      • Ability to add items to claims by their ID
      • Better handling of deleted properties
      • More results in the entity selector (that’s the thing that lets you select properties, items and so on) so you can add everything and not just the first few matches that are shown
    • We’re still working on the issue that sometimes editing of certain parts of items or properties isn’t possible. If you’re running into it try to reload the page and/or change the URL to the www. version or the non-www. version respectively.
    • Deployment on all other Wikipedias is currently planned for March 6 (a note to the Village Pumps of all affected projects will follow soon)
    • Check out a well-done item
  • Open Tasks for You
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Changing Article

Hey Smallman12q: I added an article to the table on the Davidson College Cognitive Psychology page that doesn't exist. I'm working on Memory and Autism, but we will be connecting it to the Autism page, so for the article listed in the table I need it to just link to "Autism." How do I change this? Thanks. --152.42.14.146 (talk) 14:55, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

See Help:Education_Program_extension/Students#...edit_the_name_of_the_article_in_the_article_list. Login, go to the course page, and click remove article next to your article name, and then type in the correct name.Smallman12q (talk) 20:07, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

hey smalls

My partner and I are having a problem. How do we add a section to our topic (Stroop effect) page. it does not give us the option to add section..

thanks carly and susan — Preceding unsigned comment added by CogCarly (talkcontribs) 15:14, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Unfortunately, that feature isn't available yet (this is the first semester with the education extension). For now, simply put in the article topic: Stroop effect.Smallman12q (talk) 20:07, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

I am still confused, because the feature is not available, where should we write our "plan" about what we planning on adding to the stroop effect page. We are planning on adding a section on cognitive adaptation. Thanks, carly and susan — Preceding unsigned comment added by CogCarly (talkcontribs) 17:34, 17 February 2013 (UTC)

Hi smallman, my partner carly and i are still confused about how to add a new section to the stroop effect article talk page, we don't have the option to add a new section to the talk page, what should we do?
thanks, Sudavis (talk)sudavis —Preceding undated comment added 22:45, 17 February 2013 (UTC)
Hi guys...you meant to add the section to the wp:Talk Page of the article, not a section link to the article on your course page? My mistake. First make sure you're logged in. To add a new section to the Stroop effect talk page, go to Talk:Stroop effect and click the "New Section" tab at the top of the screen, fill it in with your plans and hit save. It should work. Here is a direct link to add a section:here. If you're still confused, let me know.Smallman12q (talk) 02:27, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

Autism

Hello Smallman12q. I see that you are the Campus Ambassador for the Davidson College project. Since I have Autism watchlisted I see this WP article is the proposed subject of some edits by this project. Probably you and the professor are aware of this, but the article is a featured article, and as a result any changes and additions are best discussed first on the talkpage. I foresee problems if students - perhaps somewhat unfamiliar with WP policies and guidelines (about WP:MEDRS, WP:UNDUE and others)- try to add material directly to that page. There may well be other pages where discussion first is likely best, but I think with that one it will be absolutely critical. --Slp1 (talk) 17:02, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

I should have checked a bit further; I see now that several others have raised concerns about this here and on the prof's page and responses have been given. Sorry for the repetition.--Slp1 (talk) 17:11, 16 February 2013 (UTC)
Np. Good to see everyone AGF=D.Smallman12q (talk) 01:52, 17 February 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #46

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Wikidata weekly summary #47

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  • Development
    • Extended diff view to include references now
    • Fixed bug where incorrect statements revision was shown in diff view
    • Added first version of Linked Data interface (RDF/XML); will be accessible from Special:EntityData
    • Updated the demo system
    • More work towards using Solr for our search
    • More investigation and fixes of search issues
    • Fixed several bugs in the entity selector and improved its behavior
    • Worked on refactoring of how our widgets use the toolbar
    • Worked on implementation of missing data model components in JavaScript
    • A lot of bug fixing
  • Events
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
    • Rollout of phase 1 (language links) on all remaining Wikipedias is still planned for March 6
    • Next update on wikidata.org is also planned for March 6. This will have bugfixes and if all goes well string as a new available data type.
    • Proposal was made to the Hungarian, Hebrew and Italian Wikipedias to be the first batch to use phase 2 of Wikidata (infoboxes). Scheduled timeframe for this is end of March
    • d:Wikidata:Database reports has some useful reports like the list of most used properties
    • The interwiki shortcut :d was changed to always use www in the resulting link (to prevent editing issues on other URLs).
    • The list of available properties is growing and a whole bunch of new ones are being discussed
    • Reasonator gives you a nice adapted view of an item about a person
    • Items by cat helps you find missing items in a certain Wikipedia category
    • A few more additions to d:Wikidata:Tools that you should have a look at if you’re editing statements
    • We now have more than 2600 active users on Wikidata. Thanks for being awesome. <3
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I should have thought to include that! -Pete (talk) 01:14, 2 March 2013 (UTC)

Np. Best of luck trying to get a non-copyrighted machine-readable format for legislative data...transparency doesn't seem to be popular atm.Smallman12q (talk) 23:50, 2 March 2013 (UTC)
Thanks, I'll do what I can! :D -Pete (talk) 07:10, 5 March 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #48

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Wikidata weekly summary #49

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    • Development
    • Design improvements to the SetClaim API module
    • More work on implementing the simple inclusion syntax that will be 1 way to access Wikidata data on Wikipedia
    • More work on Lua (the second way to access Wikidata data on Wikipedia)
    • Added parser page property to hold entity id in client. This fixes:
      • bugzilla:45037 - don’t show edit link if noexternallanglinks has suppressed all Wikidata links
      • bugzilla:44536 - have the edit link go directly to the Q### pages, instead of Special:ItemByTitle which shall make the link be more reliable and work for all namespaces
    • Selenium tests for deleted-property-handling
    • Selenium tests for multiline references
    • Selenium tests for add-sitelinks-from-client
    • Selenium tests for Entity-Selector-as-Searchbox
    • Selenium tests for language-table
    • Implemented in-process caching for entities
    • Lua support to access the repo data and implement getEntity (so you can use stuff like entity = mw.wikibase.getEntity("Q1459") in Lua modules)
    • rebuildTermSearchKey is now ready for production (this still needs to be run but once done it will make search case-insensitive)
    • Improved error reports from the API
    • Ground work for better edit summaries from the API
    • Added a table of content to item pages
    • Added debug functionality to be able to investigate why it takes longer than it should for Wikidata changes to show up on recent changes and watchlists on Wikipedia
    • Finished implementation of References-UI
    • Implemented GUID generator in JavaScript
    • Worked on fixing a bug related to deleted properties where the UI would display wrong information
    • Minor fixes/additions to the JS datamodel implementation
    • Minor bugfixes in Statements-UI
    • More work on RDF export
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
  • Did you know?
    • If you add a Babel box to your user page Wikidata will show you items and descriptions in other languages you speak as well without you having to switch the language
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Developmental Bio Class Introductions

Hey Smallman, My name is Colin. Just wanted to say thanks for all your help with our class Wikipedia project for us WikiInfants. My page is the the one for Histone Methylation. Thank you Trepiccc (talk) 16:59, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q,My name is Terry and I'll be working on improving Wikipedia's Myogenesis page over the next month or so for a developmental biology course at Boston College. I just wanted to introduce myself and thank you in advance for helping to improve our experience on Wikipedia. Terrypeng (talk) 16:10, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I'm a student in BCs Developmental Biology course working on improving an article on genotoxicity. I look forward to working with you and thank you in advance for all the help. Claritycr (talk) 16:17, 14 March 2013 (UTC) I am in her group for working on the genotoxicity page and look forward to working with you! Ekern529 (talk) 17:00, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I am also a student at BCs developmental biology course and I'm working on an article on RNA-binding protein. Thank you for your help. Lacarubb (talk) 16:23, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello Smallman12q! Thank you for being our online Wiki ambassador. We appreciate your help and hope to improve the paracrine signalling page. Developmentalbio (talk) 16:43, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I am taking a Developmental Biology course at Boston College. I am working on a Paracrine Signaling article, and look forward to your working with you and thank you for your help! chingla 16:47, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello smallman12q This is Aadhar and I am working on the histone methylation page for the BC developmental biology class. Hope everything is well Aadharm (talk) 16:24, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I'm a student at Boston College and I just wanted to say thank you for helping us with our developmental biology Wikipedia project at Boston College. I will be working on RNA-binding protein and I will ask you questions that I have in the future. Haned6011 (talk) 16:10, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hey Smallman12q In my developmental biology class at Boston College I'm working on editing the article on 3' untranslated region of mRNA.Thanks for the help in advance Pleusm (talk) 16:29, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

I'll be working on the Neural Plate plate page for our dev bio class. Thank you much for being a resource for us! --N1424 (talk) 16:33, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I'm working on the Neural plate page for our developmental bio class. Thanks for helping us out! -Olefsky (talk) 16:42, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi! I just wanted to introduce myself! I will be working on the Paracrine Signalling article Jeenah92 (talk) 16:33, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Dear Smallman12q, The wikipedia page I am looking to enhance is the myogenesis page. It's surprising to me that such an important stage in development is no more than a stub. I look forward to working under your guidance in making this page a lot better.

Paultesoriero9 (talk) 16:34, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Just looking to introduce myself and get used to wikipedia. Thanks for your help Mannintg (talk) 16:40, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, my name is prewmi and I am working on improving the three prime untranslated region page for the Developmental Biology class at Boston College. Thank you for your help and guidance! Prewmi (talk) 16:42, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello! My name is Tara Sung and I am working on the articles for silencers. Thanks for your help! Sungta (talk) 16:44, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

I'll be working on the Beta-catenin article for Hakeleh's DevBio class. Thanks for being our ambassador! Bgumbardo (talk) 16:46, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello, I just wanted to make my name known for my future work in expanding the beta catenin article for a class project. Thank you for your assistance. Depalmal (talk) 16:48, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I'm KMaher123, and I'll be working on the neural fold page. Thanks for being our ambassador! KMaher123 (talk) 16:50, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

I'm working on the blastula page. Dickhitch (talk) 16:52, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q. My name is Richard and I will be working on the silencer article. Thanks for your help. Richjoo (talk) 16:53, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi Smallman12q, I will be working on the Neural plate page, thank you for your help! Kmcging (talk) 16:57, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello there Smallman12q, I am Dfern92 and I shall be working on the neural fold page for my Developmental Biology project. I thank thee for thine assistance and look forward to our glorious cooperation in the future. Dfern92 (talk) 16:50, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello Smallman12q, I am Itelewoda and for the next few weeks will be working on expanding the Genotoxicity page for my developmental biology class. I just wasnted to personally wanted to thank you very much for all the time you are dedicating to helping my class navigate through the wide world of Wikipedia. Have a great day.

Yo dude, thanks a ton for helping out. I'm loving the wiki environment and stuff. Can't wait to go nutz fixing up pages =] Therazzz (talk) 17:14, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello everyone and welcome to the editing side of Wikipedia! Smallman12q (talk) 20:32, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Hey Smallman12q. Thank you so much for lending your help to us as we try our hand at being Wikipedia contributors. Gracias. Tadala.jumbe (talk) 02:25, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

Hello Smallman12q! I will be working on the Three prime untranslated region page. Hopefully I can contribute my knowledge to the wikipedia world, and people like you. I really appreciate your help! Dehringb (talk) 20:14, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Davidson College/Cognitive psychology

Resolved: Smallman12q (talk) 23:30, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi. I noticed here that a number of students are nominating Autism. Please ignore this if it's impertinent, but can I make a couple of observstions? First, it's a featured article, so it may not need much work done to it, and if that's the case the students may be setting themselves up for a frustrating effort. Secondly, and the point that prompted me to contact you, the sources suggested on Talk:Autism for the proposed new articles, Autism and memory and Autism and face recognition include many (only in the latter) primary sources. Per the guideline, WP:MEDRS, we build Wikipedia health-related articles on secondary sources, so it may be the case that this class hasn't fully grasped WP:MEDRS and they may waste a lot of time building their articles on inappropriate sources, only to find all or most of it is challenged. --Anthonyhcole (talk · contribs · email) 04:41, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

What I have just posted to Anthonycole in his talk page:
Regarding the autism page: many have already commented on this and the teacher and students have stated that will not modify the main article. Similarly they know that secondary sources should be used. Teacher has stated that most work at this point is being done outside wiki, so that we should not worry much regarding info on talk pages, but he has been quite assuring regarding use of sources. A am watching several of the class articles to ensure MEDRS (specially the stroop effect article, which I have been the main contributor) as is User:LovaFalk with all the other articles.. Bests. --Garrondo (talk) 08:20, 18 March 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the response Garrondo=).Smallman12q (talk) 23:30, 18 March 2013 (UTC)

Might interest you: students continue adding primary sources to talk pages, Talk:Framing_effect_(psychology)#Developmental_factors. Moreover, some editors including me, are worried because we feel that contributions instead of adding lots of content would have been better aimed to improving current content, and that the effect might be (lets hope I am mistake) that a whole chunk of mid-low quality content is finally added. --Garrondo (talk) 09:16, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

The edit filter

Are you still interested in the edit filter at all? It seems you were judged more harshly than others when you applied a few years ago. But you seem to have found yourself other things to do. Also do you think you'll ever run for adminship? Soap 01:55, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

That's almost 4 years old. I'm busy with commons:Commons:Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, WP:USEP and a backlog of articles I need to fix. I don't currently actively participate in admin-related areas atm so I have no use for the tools, but I may consider running in the future. You're the first person to have suggested that, so thanks for asking. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 19:04, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #50

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  • Development
    • Rolled out new code on wikidata.org. The new stuff you probably care about is:
      • Improved references. They can now have multiple lines. This should make references much more useful. You can now have one reference with for example values for each of the properties "book", "author", "page" to describe one source.
      • Fixed the prev/next links in diff view (bugzilla:45821)
      • d:Special:EntitiesWithoutLabel now lets you filter by language and entity type
    • Widget to add language links on the Wikipedias directly: added setting to enable/disable it per wiki and made it available for logged-in users only
    • Widget to add language links on the Wikipedias directly: improved layout / size
    • Made it so that the “edit links” link on Wikipedia is also shown when the corresponding item only has a link to this one language and no other languages
    • Submitted improved Apache config patch to make wikidata.org always redirect to www.wikidata.org, which is awaiting code review and deployment.
    • Improved the script that is responsible for taking Wikidata changes to the Wikipedias
    • Added a few ways to better debug the script responsible for taking Wikidata changes to the Wikipedias. This should help with investigating why some changes take way to long to show up on the Wikipedias.
    • Started work on automatically adding edited items to the user’s watchlist (according to preferences)
    • Finished script for rebuilding search keys, so we can finally get case insensitive matches in a lot of places
    • Support for multi-line references in diff view
    • Selenium tests for inclusion syntax
    • Improved parser function (that will be used to access Wikidata data on the Wikipedias) to accept property ID or label
    • Increased isolation of data model component to increase clarity and visibility of bad dependencies
    • Worked on schema access in the SQLStore (of the query component)
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • 3rd Media Web Symposium 2013
    • Wikidata trifft Archäologie
    • SMWCon Spring NYC
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
  • Did you know?
    • When you edit a statement there is a little wheel in front of the text field. This lets you choose between “custom value”, “unknown value” and “no value”. “No value” means that we know that the given property has no value, e.g. Elizabeth I of England had no spouse. “Unknown value” means that the property has a value, but it is unknown which one -- e.g. Pope Linus most certainly had a year of birth, but it is unknown to us.
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Maybe this seems like overdoing it, but I do appreciate your moving all my info from my new page to my main page - and I just learnt about WikiLove so I'm also trying it out! RobertK Prods (talk) 01:16, 27 March 2013 (UTC)
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Wikidata weekly summary #51

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Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
  • Development
    • The first 11 Wikipedias can now include data from Wikidata in their articles (If you want to see it in action see the infobox at it:Torino)
    • Worked on automatic summaries for statements
    • Worked on making properties accessible from the client using their label so you can use {{#property:executive director}} instead of {{#property:p169}} for example
    • Made qualifiers ready for the next deployment (Please test. See details further down.)
    • Selenium tests for qualifiers
    • Fixed some issues related to QUnit testing
    • Worked on improved handling and code design of multiple snak lists in the UI (qualifiers, references)
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • Newline 2013
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
    • We’re currently carefully monitoring performance after the deployment of phase 2 on the first 11 Wikipedias. There seem to be a few small issues. As soon as they are resolved we'll deploy on English Wikipedia. All other Wikipedias are planned to follow very soon after that.
    • Bye and a big thank you to Anja, Silke, Jens and John who are leaving the development team at the end of the month and will work on other cool things. You’ll be missed!
    • Ever had any doubt about the possibilities of Wikidata? Talk to Wiri!
    • We worked on reducing the time it takes for Wikidata edits to show up in the Wikipedias and made some progress. Daniel posted an analysis
    • We started running a script on the database in order to make search on Wikidata case-insensitive. This should be finished in a few days and then search should be more useful.
    • In addition to the above we have rolled out a new search box that suggests items. This should also make finding things on Wikidata a lot easier for you.
    • We’re making some progress with Internet Explorer 8 support but there are a lot of issues with it (some outside our control). It’s unclear at the moment how much we can improve it still without spending an unjustified amount of time on it. You can follow the progress at bugzilla:44228
    • Edits are now auto-confirmed for users with more than 50 edits and account age 4 days: bugzilla:46461
    • Do you need old-style interwiki links for a sister project for example? This is for you
    • The Wikimedia Foundation applied as a mentoring organisation for Google Summer of Code again. We have proposed some Wikidata projects for students to take up if the Foundation is accepted again. At least 2 other organisations that applied also propose Wikidata ideas. More details on that once we know which organisations are accepted.
    • Denny hacked together a tree of life based on data from Wikidata
    • Wikidata was added to wikipulse
    • A template to retrieve data from Wikidata if no local value is set
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    • See note at the end of this weekly summary
    • Help test qualifiers (m:Wikidata/Notes/Data model primer#Qualifiers - see also example statements there) on the test wiki so we can roll it out with the next release
    • Did you file a bug report for Wikidata or did someone else do it for you? Please take a minute to check if it is still valid. (Thanks for filing it btw!)
    • Add some missing descriptions to those items with the same label?
    • Hack on one of these

Could I have 2 mins of your time? As I’ll be working on some other projects for Wikimedia Germany as well from now on the time I can spend on Wikidata will be reduced. This means I’ll have to figure out what is useful to spend time on. If you’re reading this could you let me know for example on this discussion page? Also if you have ideas how to improve the weekly summaries please post them. --Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) (talk)

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My talk page

Hi Smallman12q!

I was wondering: why isn't there something posted on my talk page about being in a class project? I looked at other students' talk pages, and I noticed they had things posted on their talk pages but have nothing in mine (besides what I added).

Thank you!

Hannah Developmentalbio (talk) 03:09, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

It's part of Wikipedia:Welcoming committee. I've posted one to your talk page. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 15:22, 20 March 2013 (UTC)


Hi Smallman12q!

I was wondering how to upload images not on Wikipedia, and how to determine if they are copyright appropriate?

Thank you! Kmcging (talk) 17:15, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

To upload, you'd go to Wikipedia:File Upload Wizard or tell me the url and image and I'll upload. You can only upload freely-licensed media or public domain material. That means that it must be published before 1923, or explicitly freely licensed such as from a freely licensed journal (such as PLOS Biology). 99% of journals/books are copyrighted. Also, an image produced by a government agency, without the "copyright so and so" caption is fine. You could also make the image yourself. Copyright is not fun=/.Smallman12q (talk) 22:29, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #52

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  • Development
    • The first year is over. Thank you everyone for being amazing and helping to build Wikidata and making it more than we could possibly have hoped for already. <3
    • Put a lot of work into improved support for Internet Explorer 8
    • Worked on improving recent changes code in client
    • Finished valueview refactoring. Created new extension “ValueView”
    • Implemented string formatter
  • Discussions/Press
  • Events
    • upcoming: GLAM-Wiki 2013
  • Other Noteworthy Stuff
    • Deployment of phase 2 on English Wikipedia is currently planned for April 8. The remaining Wikipedias are scheduled for April 10. As usual this might change if we run into problems along the way.
    • There is now a page showing the current lag for changes propagating to the Wikipedias so they can show up in watchlists and recent changes for example. This should ideally be in the range of a few minutes. Right now it is higher because of some abnormally high bot activity but decreasing. Should be down to a few minutes soon.
    • There’s now a badge you can add to Wikipedia articles to indicate there is data about it on Wikidata
    • We hit Q10000000
    • A Wikidata item in the wild ;-)
  • Did you know?
  • Open Tasks for You

Based on feedback for last week’s call for comments we will continue this newsletter. However more community help will be needed. From now on they’ll be drafted at d:Wikidata:Status updates/Next and your help is very welcome.

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DYK for Telescoping effect

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GLAM activities in the USA in March 2013

Hello Smallman12q, You have written before for the newsletter This Month in GLAM. I see the USA is missing regarding the edition about March 2013, do you perhaps have any idea what GLAM activities were done in the USA in March? Can you perhaps write about those? Or do you know who I can ask to write about it? Thanks! (Deadline of the March edition is Monday 8 April.) You can start writing via the page outreach:GLAM/Newsletter/Newsroom. If you wish to be informed by e-mail next time, please write me at this page. You can reach me the best at nl-wiki talk page. Greetings - Romaine (talk) 02:23, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Editing Images in Wikipedia

Hi smallman12q, I am working on the ectoderm page as part of the Education Program:Boston College/Developmental Biology (Spring 2013) I was wondering if you could help explain to me how can i make a thumbnail image larger or a regular image smaller? Also how do i add captions to either of the two? User:Hegarty.michael.c talk forabettalorretta 02:28, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

There is a Wikipedia:Picture tutorial. The image usage would be:
  • If you just want it auto-sized as a thumb with text aligned on the left, then it goes (you can change the caption, by changing the "This is a Prokaryote"):
[[File:Prokaryote cell diagram.svg|thumb|This is a Prokaryote.]]

and gives:

This is a Prokaryote.
  • If you want to specify the size and have a thumbnail on the right, it goes:
[[File:Prokaryote cell diagram.svg|thumb|350px|This is a Prokaryote.]]

(you would change 350px which means 350 pixels to whatever pixel size you want, more pixels gives larger image, so 500px would be bigger). and gives:

This is a Prokaryote at 350px
This is a Prokaryote at 500px
  • If you want to specify the size and align it somewhere (left, center, right) (it's default on the right), it goes (to align left):
[[File:Prokaryote cell diagram.svg|thumb|left|250px|This is a Prokaryote.]]
This is a Prokaryote.

You can change the captions of the images in the infobox at the top by changing the text of what caption and caption2 equal. Hope this helps. Smallman12q (talk) 12:19, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Copyright problems at cross-race effect

I have just discovered that almost all content added by the students was in violation of copyright of the used source. Full sentences were simply copied verbatim, and most others only slightly changed. I had to eliminate all content as a precaution. I am simply without comments, since at this point this class is being quite a burden.--Garrondo (talk) 21:28, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the barnstar. As you say things sometimes are not as enjoyable as somebody wants, and at least to know that some recognition is taken makes things easier.
Regarding other articles: I have done some fast checking of some paragraphs and I did not find any clear issues, although obviously it does not mean they are not there. --Garrondo (talk) 07:18, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

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Image at deep dyslexia

I answered at the students talk page: While I told them how to fix it, I deeply recommended not to use the image since diagrams are usually discouraged per problems with OR, studybook type of writting and not encyclopedic and occassionally copyright issues.--Garrondo (talk) 13:12, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Simple flow-diagrams can be used to illustrate a concept...provided there factually based, that wouldn't really be OR, it's just another way of presenting the same data like a graph for a table. And you can't use an exact copy from a book...so it's kind of a catch-22.Smallman12q (talk) 13:15, 17 April 2013 (UTC)
Agree on the catch -22, but more important from my POV is that they do not really add much to almost any article and they are highly unencyclopedic. I hardly think you would find mental maps, flow diagrams or similar images in an encyclopedia. I am sure somebody has written something about this somewhere...--Garrondo (talk) 13:32, 17 April 2013 (UTC)
?? You mean to say flow charts aren't useful in an encyclopedia? Of course they are...and they're widely used here and in various fields. We have a category Commons:Category:Flow charts and there are plenty of articles/fields that use flow charts from computer science and UML to biology and Signal transduction. Provided they are accurate, flow charts provide a good overview and aren't misleading. I don't see what the issue is with including a flow diagram/mind map of the concepts?Smallman12q (talk) 13:40, 17 April 2013 (UTC)
Just my opinion in this case (although I think a remember other cases where images were deleted, but I am not so sure), so I will not disccuss it anymore.--Garrondo (talk) 14:07, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Pictures in wikipedia

Hi smallman12q,

I know that you have answered many questions about uploading pictures but I just want to be sure so that I am not infringing on copyrights. Kastephan and I are working on face perception in regards to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and we want to upload a fMRI showing the differences in facial processing in typically developing brains and ASD brains. Are we not allowed to post a fMRI scan from journal article even if we cite it?

The picture in question is http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/124/10/2059/F3.large.jpg.

Thanks, Sehamilton (talk) 17:45, 18 April 2013 (UTC)

Sehamilton: I will answer instead of Smallmann:
  • Short answer. NO YOU CAN NOT, you will be infringing the copyright. It will be similar to posting a full chapter of book in the internet . Independently of whether your cite were you took it from you will be breaking copyright.
  • Long answer: NO YOU CAN NOT IN MOST CASES. However there have been several publishing houses created in the last years such as PLOS that permit the use of some or all of its content with certain restrictions such as citing the origin of the work. Other traditional publishers now release specific articles without total copyright (See open-access journal. In order to upload an image to wikipedia it will have to come from an article with a compatible copyright license (the one you were thinking of using does not have a compatible license, but a traditional copyright).
Best regards.--Garrondo (talk) 20:27, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply Garrondo. @Sehamilton, the Brain neurology journal is under the Oxford Open license which means it's free to view, but not to reuse. Sorry. The journal must explicitly state that content can be reused, such as Oxford PETP which states "All articles in PTEP use the Creative Commons Attribution Licence." One large free to view/reuses journal is PLOS at http://www.plosone.org/ .Smallman12q (talk) 20:38, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
You can see journals that are compatible CC-BY (Creative Commons) at http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=byLicense&lId=6.Smallman12q (talk) 20:47, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
A minor correction: the address that Smallman has included for PLOS is only for one of the PLOS journals (PLOS one). The address with the links to all the plos journals (All have wiki-compatible licenses for images) is : http://www.plos.org/publications/journals/.Bests.--Garrondo (talk) 06:55, 19 April 2013 (UTC)

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Stroop effect and others

I have commented on the proposed text by students in the stroop effect. I feel my comment was probably discouraging, but I do not feel that the content they proposed was up to the level of the article, with many problems in content and understanding of the field, to the point that I did not know on how they could improve it before the end of their course or any way to parly integrate it into the existing text. I wanted you to know it from me since I am really sorry that their effort may be somehow lost and finally not improve the article directly. I do hope however that my comments to other students from the Davidson class were useful, and that overall led to an improvement in the final articles. --Garrondo (talk) 13:26, 22 April 2013 (UTC)

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CleanupListingBot

Hello Smallman12q. I was wondering what every came of User:CleanupListingBot. I saw you got approval at Wikipedia:Bots/Requests for approval/CleanupListingBot and even wrote the code. What's the current status of the project? Thanks! Scientific29 (talk) 22:20, 25 April 2013 (UTC)

It was replaced with User:Svick/WikiProject cleanup listing which is hosted at the toolserver at http://toolserver.org/~svick/CleanupListing/Index.php. Smallman12q (talk) 12:46, 27 April 2013 (UTC)

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This Month in GLAM in April in the USA

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Impressed

The students did a really good job with RNA-binding protein. I've just finished up with formatting the references, but that was really the only issue I could find with the article. It's very well done. SilverserenC 06:57, 12 May 2013 (UTC)

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List of pundits

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Bot

Hi Smallman12q,

I was looking at your bot page, and when I tried to open the document, I get a message saying it failed, or it just doesn't load. Am I doing it wrong?

Thanks, Matty.007 17:17, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

Could you be more specific? I've also updated the script, so use what's there now. It should work and it did for a year.Smallman12q (talk) 18:25, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Working now, thanks! Matty.007 18:28, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Well that was fast. Cheers.Smallman12q (talk) 18:29, 10 June 2013 (UTC)

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