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    Re: Navigation articles on Wikipedia
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2019 Aug 29, 17:07 +0100

    People might already know this but Wikipedia aims to be verifiable
    from reliable  sources (rather than aiming at the loftier goal of
    truth). So providing citations to sources is really important, and if
    they disagree we can write "A says this but B says that". It helps of
    course to know stuff bue being an expert ourselves is not enough
    (frustratingly), we have to find it published somewhere reliable or,
    publish it ourselves somewhere reputable, then cite it.
    
    The sources will typically NOT be available on line, mostly behind pay
    walls or on paper in libraries. That is fine!
    
    The formatting for references (done properly) is a bit fiddly. Best
    thing is to look for an example and copy it.
    
    Any questions on using Wikipedia I am happy to help. You can ask on my
    Talk page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Billlion
    
    Bill
    
    On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 at 11:03, Ed Popko  wrote:
    >
    > Frank,
    >
    > This is really a good suggestion for Navlisters. Where else can you find this scope and depth of CN.
    >
    > I have never edited an article but it seems easy enough.
    >
    > Many Wikipedia topics have top callouts telling the site's collective 
    authors there are insufficient references or footnotes. Thus, editing is more 
    than wordsmithing, it's linking to historic references or other Wikipedia 
    topics.
    >
    > This a worthy NavList mission!
    >
    > Ed
    >
    > View and reply to this message
    

       
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