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Re: Jungian Institutes and Societies in North America moved to draftspaceEdit

I came back after several days to find that my recent article "Draft:Jungian Institutes and Societies in North America" was moved to draftspace for concerns about notability and references. However, it seems that the beginning list of those societies, as well as my references, were deleted. I can't access prior versions or see the deletions now it's been moved to Draftspace. Can you explain why parts of the article were removed prior to moving it to Draftspace? Thanks. Mccajor (talk) 05:29, 13 September 2019 (UTC)

Mccajor Hi, greetings. Those edits were hide was because the content was in violation of copyright infringement (copyvio), which means you did not write the content in you own words but copied and pasted the info somewhere else. If a small part of the text is copyvio the the info will be removed and edits will be hided and if the copyvio make up a big chunk of the content, then it the article will be speedy deleted as Wikipedia takes copyvio VERY seriously as it entails legal implications. Please remove all the external links in the content. The draft at the moment need more independent, reliable sources to support the content claimed for verification. Sources with associated withe the subject, home page, press released, interview and etc can NOT be used to contribute to the notability requirements needed.Thank you. CASSIOPEIA(talk)
The deleted material was a list of institutes and societies accredited by the IAAP, which was in the process of being filled in from multiple sources with other institutes and societies not accredited by IAAP. I merely have multiple graduate degrees and have edited academic books, so I may be confused on this matter, but I am not aware that an alphabetized list of commonly available information falls under copyright protection. That would be like copyrighting a list of counties in California. Did you read the material that was deleted, or was it flagged by a bot? In either case, wouldn't it have been more appropriate to flag it in the move to Draftspace than to delete it? Thank you for your clarification. I am attempting to remedy the issue.Mccajor (talk) 07:39, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
Mccajor I could not read the deleted content as it is removed from the history log. You could check with the admin who removedthe copyvio content to find out more - see here. Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 12:31, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
That was my concern. As I read over the copyvio page again, it really looks like it would have been more appropriate for the admin to flag it--if not just read it and realize it's a list, rather than original prose, and mark the article perhaps as a stub--rather than to delete it. I feel better that I'm not that rusty on my editing skills if you also cannot see the details in the history log. Thank you for your help.Mccajor (talk) 15:50, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
Mccajor Proper nouns, document names, event names, short common phrases/idioms would not considered copyvio. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 05:16, 14 September 2019 (UTC)

Ayb (letter) returningEdit

Alas! Thank you for returning Ayb (letter) back to me! I hope you can do better. Thank you very much!FIGHTERSOVIET wpedia (talk) 13:07, 13 September 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Counter-Vandalism Unit assistanceEdit

Hey are you there. Could you like helping me in fighting vandal and contribute Wikipedia. I would like to join your team for the training. Me2offo (talk) 15:11, 16 September 2019 (UTC)
Hi Me2offo Pls see the a few message up "Counter-Vandalism Academy" and have a read on the "Goal" and "Syllabus". Please note that there are many editors who were interested in counter vandalism course and abundant the program mid way due to lack of anticipation of the amount of efforts/time needed in reading the program material, doing assigned "homework" and exams requirements. Since you are a new editor with less than 300 edits on mainspace and 1/3 of your edits are on talk page on content assessment, you might find the program challenging for you, and do prepare yourself for lots of reading and homework if you intend to proceed with the program. Editor would progress through the course work at their own time. Generally, it would take an editor 1.5-2 months to finish the course. You have not done any vandalism edits and pls provide your reason of wanting to join the program if you intent to proceed. Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 16:46, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #382Edit

Regarding article Sacha NemcovEdit

Hello Cassiopeia, I just wanted to tell you that an article Sacha Nemcov, that I found over Wikipedia doesn't seem befitting to Wikipedia guidelines. I tried to move it to Draft space, so that it goes through AFC. But someone reverted my edits and moved it back to article space. I thought of letting you know about this and get some suggestions on what to do in these circumstances. Thank you, AbhiMukh97(Speak)(Contribs) 04:40, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Hi AbhiMukh97 gooday. see below
A. General info - Confirmed editors are allow to move page. However, all paid editors must submit their article via AfC and disclose their WP:PAID on their user page and article talk page in regardless how long they have been editing in Wikipedia. For new editors even if they are a confirmed editors, we always encourage them to create the 1st article via AfC so we the reviewers can comment on draft if it is declined (a communication can be established; however they can choose to write their article via newpage instead. If an article in new page with sourced content (source not their official sites or user generated sites such as fb, LinkedIn, associated sport clubs and etc) we will leave them in newpage and not moving them to draft. (Newpage reviewer has different tool/script to move the page to draft space). If a new page /or any article in main space does not seem to pass the notability guidelines, we can either 1. Propose for deletion (PROP), especially BLP new article without sources 2. Nominate for deletion (AfD) 3. Merge - to other associated article 4. Redirect to other article 5.Suggest to send to draft space if the subject is promising. Do note for AfD, the nominator needs to do a WP:BEFORE first and check the general notability and specific notability /sport specific notability guidelines).
B. Sacha Nemcov - Although sources are not from the major newspapers, they are independent and multiple as well. If the article would send to AfD, that would be a good mixed views in my opinion.
C. Editors involved - editor SP seems familiar on navigate/using Wikipedia as for a new user and it is create after the creator of this said page. It has a little tail tail sign of SOCK which you have reported. You need to elaborate more on the report of your finding to ease Admin investigation time/effort (provide reasons and hist diff).
Hope the above help. Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 08:24, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Draft move revertEdit

Just to let you know that your page move at Portugal national under-15 football team was reverted by Nzol12. SLBedit (talk) 16:51, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

I have restored Draft:Portugal national youth football team. SLBedit (talk) 17:04, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Nzol12 reverted me. SLBedit (talk) 21:00, 17 September 2019 (UTC)
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