This WikiProject covers the entire content of Wikipedia.
This WikiProject works to ensure the use of verified, reliable sources throughout Wikipedia. This is accomplished by:
- Identifying and tagging claims that require verification with appropriate templates.
- Performing fact and reference check services for articles with verification templates.
- Providing assistance with verification to Wikipedia editors as necessary.
How can I help now?
There are a number of different Wikipedia Backlog categories that help track the existing backlog of referencing activities. They fall into two major groups, Lacking References and Ensuring Accuracy through existing references:
- Lacking references
Help now: Solve Citations Needed!
At the moment, there are over 349,039 articles with "Citation needed" statements. They are some of the easiest referencing issues to solve, because you are frequently looking for a targeted and singular reference. You can browse the whole list of these articles at Category:All articles with unsourced statements.
With 349,039 statements that need WP:Verification, sometimes it's hard to choose which article to work on. The tool Citation Hunt makes that easier by suggesting random articles, which you can sort by topical category membership.