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Wikipedia:Administrators' reading list

Admins are expected to have an intimate understanding of Wikipedia policy. They are also expected to consistently demonstrate comprehension of these policies. This is especially paramount regarding the use of abilities entrusted to admins that are unavailable to regular users and editors of Wikipedia.

The following items are considered highly recommended reading material. These pages detail prerequisite knowledge required by an admin:

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Should already knowEdit

GeneralEdit

BlockingEdit

Closing discussionsEdit

Content policiesEdit

ControversyEdit

CopyrightEdit

DeletionEdit

Page protectionEdit

RequestsEdit

RollbackEdit

SecurityEdit

VandalismEdit

MiscellaneousEdit