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Welcome to WikiProject Malaysia, a WikiProject dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to Malaysia.

Scope and goals[edit]

This project is meant to facilitate and encourage the creation, improvement, and maintainence of Malaysia-related articles on Wikipedia, and helping those who want to improve these articles to find a particular area in which they are most interested in working. We want to:

  1. Allow people to more easily locate groups working on Malaysia-related WikiProjects
  2. Create a body of articles that accurately depicts the history and culture of Malaysia and Malaysians
  3. Expand the number of articles regarding Malaysia and Malaysian subjects
  4. Further #3 by expanding all Malaysia-related article stubs
  5. Highlight Malaysia's relationship and contributions to the rest of the world
  6. Properly source all Malaysia-related articles, preferably using the <ref> element and the {{cite}} series of templates
  7. Standardise the style and format of articles on Malaysia or Malaysian subjects; and
  8. Standardise the use of Malay-language terms, names, and translations into English across all related articles.
  9. Patrol recent changes to existing Malaysia-related articles for vandalism and poor-quality edits, and correct them to maintain the articles.
  10. Edit!

Tasks[edit]

Please "Be Bold!" and help us out. There are plenty of things to do in the lists below, including the creation of brand new articles.

General Tasks[edit]

  • Add Content, Do Cleanup
Some Malaysia articles are absent of references and content. Some contains bad formatting, typos and text translated from Malay. You can help all of it!
  • Tagging and Assessing Articles
Try to tag and assess as many Malaysia-related articles as possible, leave it unassessed if you do not know how to assess. Simply add {{WikiProject Malaysia}} to the talk page. And add the importance and the quality of the article. See Wikipedia:WikiProject Malaysia/Assessment.
  • Nominate Malaysia-related Articles for PR/GA/FA
If a Malaysia associated article have a good reputation and content, you can nominate it for Peer Review, Good Article or even Featured Article! If the nomination failed or you think it will not success, you can still promote it and add more content!
Malaysia-related article usually gain small conesus and discussion. With your help, you can make the article reach its conesus clearer and better! For category, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Deletion sorting/Malaysia.
You may update Portal:Malaysia weekly! If you are new for this, you can update the news section only.
Please help translate articles from Malay Wikipedia listed here.

Article alerts[edit]

Articles for deletion
Proposed deletions
Redirects for discussion
(18 more...)
Good article nominees
Requested moves

Departments[edit]

Assessment[edit]

Assessed articles75.7% complete

Any member of WikiProject Malaysia may assess Malaysia-related articles by following the guidelines and instructions. If you aren't sure about an article, ask about it on the assessment talk page.

Any individual editors may rate stub, start, C-class or B-class for quality of an article. An A-class is the highest scale, assigned after a formal review by the project as a whole, rather than at the discretion of individual reviewers. Request of an A-class is possible through an A-class assessment request. The final assessment (rejecting/granting) is given after all reviews are taken care, especially for objections/oppositions.

Good Article (GA) and Featured Article (FA) are quality scales that are awarded through peer review outside the WikiProject. Guidelines and rules on how to nominate an article are given in the corresponding GA/FA pages. Usually, an article of B- or A-scale from the project has a good chance to pass the Good Article criteria. Furthermore, a GA-scale article has a good chance to pass the Featured Article criteria.

Cartography[edit]

The Cartography Department of the project aims to assemble a collection of high-quality maps for use in Malaysia-related articles; both through obtaining existing public domain or free-license maps, and by creating new ones as needed.

Categories[edit]