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WikiProject Desk

Make a request[edit]

Interview requests[edit]

If you'd like your WikiProject featured in an upcoming WikiProject report, feel free to add it to the list below. Note that these requests are entirely advisory, and may or may not be used in future reports. Please keep requests short and concise.

See Archive 1 for previous requests that were archived without action.


  • WikiProject Spoken Wikipedia is looking for people who are interested in helping out in our project to get our articles into an audio format that can be used for any number of uses including, but not limited to, visually impaired or people who just prefer to listen to the article instead of reading it for whatever reason they choose. We are also in need of people who speak other languages so that the proper pronunciation of words can be properly spoken into the audio file by the editors.
  • Not previously covered:
    • WikiProject YouTube (click link for request)
    • WikiProject Democratic Republic of the Congo - This project has always been small, despite the expansiveness or importance of its scope. Since joining last year I have done what I can to improve it, including creating a mission section, responding to talk page requests, inviting two new members, and improving relevant content. A feature would be of great help, and would also shed some light on the problems faced by WP:Africa in countering systemic bias. -Indy beetle (talk) 00:10, 18 July 2017 (UTC)
    • WikiProject Days of the year - Might be an interesting WP, with history going back to 15 October 2001‎. JoeHebda • (talk) 14:48, 2 September 2017 (UTC)
    • WP:WikiProject David Frei- A group has been working on creating a biography for David Frei. Frei has done work with the National Dog Show and National Dog Show Symposium, as well as many other impactful interactions. They have run into problems with getting the page created due to credibility issues. They have the information, and would like help finally getting this page published.
    • WikiProject Rocketry is looking for people who are interested in rocketry, including launch vehicle and missiles. This project has gone inactive and has no parent projects. --Soumya-8974 talk contribs subpages 09:37, 4 September 2020 (UTC)
  • WikiProjects previously covered:
    • Teahouse previous article was published in May of 2012 about the time of the Teahouse startup. I thought it would be interesting to evaluate & assess how TH has progressed since then. JoeHebda • (talk) 20:10, 15 July 2017 (UTC)



Call for interviews[edit]

Instructions[edit]

  1. First, at an open Workspace page below, reserve an open workspace page for your interview questions. Do this by updating the Workspace wikitable.
  2. At your reserved Workspace page, prepare questions for the WikiProject members to be interviewed.
  3. Next, see the Template page below. At the template's subpage, copy and paste at the destination WikiProject's talk page (new section).
  4. At the destination WikiProject's talk page, change the WikiProject xxxxxxx to the correct WP name.
  5. At the destination WikiProject's talk page, add your signature to the new Call for interviews with ~~~~. Do not sign below.
  6. Add the destination WikiProject to your watchlist to check for responses.

Workspace for interviews[edit]

To conduct interviews, use one of the following workspace (#1 - 8) pages.

For each person taking part in the interview, post on their talk page a wikilink to their assigned workspace, and add their names to the User column below. There is a pre-formatted notification template for you to copy-and-paste to the interviewee's talk page. Remember to change the wikilink to the correct Workspace number for their WikiProject, and to add your signature with ~~~~ at the bottom.

# Project User
1 Published WikiProject Comics User:Jamesjpk
2 WikiProject YouTube User:Megalibrarygirl
3 The Wikipedia Library User:Barbara (WVS)
4 Open DENAMAX (talk) 19:47, 12 November 2017 (UTC)
5 Open
6 Open
7 Open
8 Open

Template[edit]

Template located at Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Newsroom/WikiProject desk/Call for interviews

This template can be used at destination WikiProject's talk page. Use the following code (replacing WIKIPROJECT NAME with the actual name of the WikiProject)

{{subst:Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Newsroom/WikiProject desk/Call for interviews|WIKIPROJECT NAME}}

to add a Call for interviews that looks like this:


=== From the WikiProject desk at The Signpost ===
  1.  –
  2.  –
  3.  –
  4.  –
Going forward, each participant receives a wikilink to the interview workspace questions about the project's work, problems and achievements.

Schedule[edit]

Upcoming articles and authors are listed here. Before adding a new article to the schedule, please check the WikiProject Desk archive to ensure it is not a repeat of a recent interview and discuss the proposed schedule change with the other current authors on the talk page.

Date Project User Comments
August 5, 2017 WikiProject Comics User:Jamesjpk 1 Published
undetermined WikiProject YouTube User:Megalibrarygirl 2 Started
undetermined WikiProject User: Barbara (WVS) 3 Open
undetermined Wikipedia:WikiProject Schools User:Kudpung 4 Open
WikiProject 5 Open
WikiProject 6 Open
WikiProject 7 Open
WikiProject 8 Open

Resources[edit]

See Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Newsroom/Resources#WikiProject report

Archive[edit]

Map of reports from geographic WikiProjects as of October 2014
See Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Archives/WikiProject report

Post publication[edit]

Template[edit]

After your report has been published, please add the following template to the WikiProject's talk page. Please note the parameters

{{Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/WikiProject used|link=[[<Article link>]]|day=<Day>|month=<Month>|year=<Year>}}
Parameters[edit]
  1. Link (required)
  2. Day (required)
  3. Month (required)
  4. Year (required)

Discussion[edit]

Please visit the talk page.