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5 Pillars of Wikipedia

  • Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia
  • Wikipedia has a neutral point of view
  • Wikipedia is free content
  • Wikipedians should interact in a respectful and civil manner
  • Wikipedia does not have firm rules

General Resources

6 Good Article Criteria

  1. Article is well written
  2. Verifiable with no original research
  3. Broad in coverage (no unnecessary details)
  4. Neutral
  5. Stable
  6. Illustrated with images

Articles to Avoid

  • controversial topics
  • broad, general topics
  • well-developed topics without much room to improve
  • topics that don't have enough sources to work from.

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