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The Lithuania WikiProject is dedicated to creating a comprehensive, informative, and neutral guide to Lithuania for Wikipedia readers.

Goals:

  1. To create standards, guidelines, and recommendations for how to better organize and structure articles related to Lithuanians and Lithuania.
  2. To provide editors with resources to assist them with their edits.
  3. To create, expand, and maintain articles related to Lithuania.
  4. To serve as the centralised place for all discussions related to Lithuania in Wikipedia.

Contents

ParticipantsEdit

Active participantsEdit

To join WikiProject Lithuania, edit this section and insert the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest into the following list of participants in alphabetical order. Participants should also place participant identification on their user page.

  1. Audriusa (talk · contribs)
  2. Bearas (talk · contribs)
  3. GiW (talk · contribs)
  4. H Padleckas (talk · contribs)
  5. Halibutt (talk · contribs)
  6. Hugo.arg (talk · contribs)
  7. Icelandic Hurricane (talk · contribs)
  8. Iulius (talk · contribs)
  9. Jurgis Vytautas  Daukantas (talk · contribs)
  10. Ke an (talk · contribs)
  11. Lhealt (talk · contribs)
  12. Lysy (talk · contribs)
  13. M.K (talk · contribs)
  14. Marek69 (talk · contribs)
  15. Mnplastic (talk · contribs)
  16. Orczar (talk · contribs)
  17. Paulius.sky (talk · contribs)
  18. pdLithuania123 (talk · contribs)
  19. Piast93 (talk · contribs)
  20. Piotrus (talk · contribs)
  21. Pofka (talk · contribs)
  22. Powermelon (talk · contribs)
  23. Ramintis (talk · contribs)
  24. RammyJuice (talk · contribs)
  25. Renata3 (talk · contribs)
  26. Respublik (talk · contribs)
  27. Tabbelio (talk · contribs)
  28. Vaida2003 (talk · contribs)
  29. Vecrumba (talk · contribs)
  30. Viskonsas (talk · contribs)
  31. Zygimantus (talk · contribs)

Former participantsEdit

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. AndriusG (talk · contribs)
  2. Ceckauskas Dominykas (talk · contribs)
  3. Daiva Petkeviciute (talk · contribs)
  4. Drminius (talk · contribs)
  5. Easternknight (talk · contribs)
  6. Elnuko (talk · contribs)
  7. Ette-leia (talk · contribs)
  8. Juraune (talk · contribs)
  9. Kanopa (talk · contribs)
  10. Karolis-lt (talk · contribs)
  11. Lokyz (talk · contribs)
  12. Mikołajski (talk · contribs)
  13. Monika Bonckute (talk · contribs)
  14. Mykolas OK (talk · contribs)
  15. Novickas (talk · contribs)
  16. Ommm (talk · contribs)
  17. Spaideris (talk · contribs)
  18. Tadas12 (talk · contribs)
  19. The Soviet People (talk · contribs)
  20. Thoras (talk · contribs)
  21. Welnias (talk · contribs)
  22. Yeltsinfan (talk · contribs)
  23. Zasharas (talk · contribs)

Participant identificationEdit

WikiProject Lithuania participants should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Lithuania participants.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Lithuania participants]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject Lithuania}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Lithuania}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Lithuania|invite}} linked pages

For other Lithuania user templates see Category:Lithuania user templates.

Invitation templateEdit

{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Lithuania/Welcome LT}}

Thank you for contributing to Lithuania related articles!

I have noticed your edits to Lithuania-related articles and thought you would like to join the Lithuania WikiProject. It is an attempt to better coordinate the efforts to Lithuania-related topics. You can read top 10 tips for a Lithuanian editor, ask a question, get updates on new articles, and figure out the best way you can help.

To stay informed you might want to add WikiProject page to your watchlist and sign up. We are open 24/7.


Collaboration EffortEdit

Recognized contentEdit

Featured articles
Former featured articles
Featured lists
A-Class articles
Good articles
Former good articles
Featured pictures
In the News articles
Main page featured articles
Main page featured lists

Did you knows (DYKs)Edit

  1. Lithuania related Did you know? articles

AnnouncementsEdit

For old news please take a look into news archive.

New articles related to LithuaniaEdit

This is the place to announce new articles related to Lithuania that you or someone else has recently created. Add new articles at the top of this list.

  1. Tip: check here for an automated list of new articles that link to the Lithuania article.
  2. Caution: This list does not include unwikified articles or articles that are Lithuania-related, but do not link to this article.
  3. Tool: Wikipedia:Baltic States notice board has a section for new articles that are related to the three Baltic states.

Wikipedia:WikiProject Lithuania/New articles

Things to doEdit

Article alertsEdit

Proposed deletions

  • 11 Jul 2019 – Litvin (talk · edit · hist) was PRODed by Žemėpatis (t · c): This article assumes, that there are not only Lithuanians, but some „other Lithuanians“. This claim lies on a literal translation of Polish world for "Lithuanian" (litwin, litwini) into Russian language, assuming, that "Lithuanian&quot ...

Categories for discussion

Templates for discussion

AssessmentEdit

Mark all articles regarding Lithuania with this project template at an article talk page:

{{WikiProject Lithuania
|class  =  choices are: Stub, Start, C, B, GA, A, FA, NA (not applicable/non-article)
|importance = choices are: Top, High, Mid, Low, NA
|substub = choices are: yes. Leave blank if not applicable 
|dyk = choices are: yes. Leave blank if not applicable 
|comments = free text (can leave a signature)
}}

For assessment criteria see assessment rules.

Complex articles and lists requestedEdit

For completed requests take a look into the archive.

  1. Fix all the red links in:
    1. Outline of Lithuania
      1. Lakes of Lithuania
      2. List of Lithuanians
        1. List of Lithuanian artists
        2. Recipients of the Lithuanian National Prize
      3. List of regional parks of Lithuania
      4. List of Lithuanian language radio stations
      5. List of newspapers in Lithuania
  1. Create more lists, that are easier to control than request lists
  2. Categorize all subjects relating to Lithuania in appropriate categories
  3. Enhance articles with infoboxes and other templates
  4. Use/adopt other templates where needed
  5. Upload free images from Lithuanian Wikipedia to Wikimedia Commons to further enhance Lithuania-related articles.
  6. Fill this List of Lithuanians with already existing articles about people from Category:Lithuanian people

CleanupEdit

Cleanup listing for WikiProject Lithuania:

  1. Full list
  2. By category

Translation requiredEdit

Any help in translations of valuable/interesting articles from Lithuanian Wikipedia would be helpful. Please add requests by placing {{Expand Lithuanian}} on articles that need expansion. You might also help adding interwiki links to already existing articles. Note that translation is easiest way to make yourself familiar with editing Wikipedia in foreign language.

  1. See Category:Articles needing translation from Lithuanian Wikipedia


RequestsEdit

Article requestsEdit

Please add your requests here. Please divide the list into categories. For completed article requests take a look into the archive.

CultureEdit

  1. Lithuanian Song and Dance Festival-[www.dainusvente.lt/en/about-song-celebrations/history]]
  2. Ateitininkai - one can translate from lt:Ateitininkai
    1. Article has been started as Ateitis, to which Ateitininkai redirects to.
  3. Congress Concert Hall, Vilnus - [1]
  4. First Lithuanian Art Exhibition - [2]
  5. Lithuanian diaspora - [3]
  6. Lithuanian film studios - [4]
  7. Kindziulis - [5]
  8. National Advancement prize - [6]
  9. Ritinis - native Lithuanian game with long history [7]
  10. Santara-Šviesa - liberal intellectual Lithuanian-Americans organization famous for their slogan "Face to Lithuania" [8]
  11. Vėlinės - [9]

EconomyEdit

  1. Agrobalt - [10]
  2. Infobalt - [11]
  3. Lasers in Lithuania - [12]
  4. Laser Research Center - [13]
  5. Sportinė aviacija - Lithuanian airplane and sailplane factory [14]
  6. Vilnius NMC (Naujasis miesto centras) – the small concentration of skyscrapers in Šnipiškės.image1image2
  7. Vilnius Tech Park – a business incubator. external webpage

GeographyEdit

  1. Rūdninkai Forest - is a giant forest in Lithuania [15]

HistoryEdit

  1. Lithuanian Partisans Declaration of February 16, 1949 - [16]
  2. Tėvynės Apsaugos Rinktinė, TAR - paramilitary WWII organization [17]
  3. Vilniaus Vadavimo Sąjunga - interwar organization [18]

PeopleEdit

  1. Algimantas Bublys - notable Lithuanian-American architect [19]
  2. Egmontas Jansonas pro memoria [20]
  3. Petras Jurgėla - founder of Lithuanian Scouting [21] [22]
  4. Vytautas Lesčius - Lithuanian historian [23]
  5. Aleksandras Lileikis - Lithuanian accused on war crimes [24]
  6. Saulius Macaitis pro memoria [25]
  7. Bronius Makauskas - Lithuanian scholar [26]
  8. Aidas Marčėnas - Lithuanian poet [27]
  9. Rimantas Miknys - Lithuanian historian [28]
  10. Vytautas Šerėnas - Lithuanian humorist [29]
  11. Rimantas Zizas - Lithuanian historian, Ph.D [30]

SportEdit

  1. VIČI-Aistės - basketball club (ex BC Vilnius TEO) [31]

Articles that need attentionEdit

Add here articles that need attention (need wikifying, copyediting, references, expansion, etc.) Add a comment on what needs to be done.

  1. Lithuanian literature#Latin language expansion required
  2. Ethnographic village - this concept is rather unknown outside Lithuania and should be explained
  3. Pajauta valley needs separate article
  4. Baltijos Garsas - up for AfD, sources need translation.--h i s s p a c e r e s e a r c h 16:44, 1 December 2007 (UTC)
  5. Lithuanian dictionaries
  6. Senieji Trakai expansion and copyedit needed.
  7. LKL needs expansion.
  8. Nobility in Lithuania
  9. Order of Vytautas the Great needs copy/edit
  10. Valdas Adamkus needs update
  11. Could someone assess Chicago Lawn, Chicago? This was, and still is, the main Lithuanian neighborhood in Chicago.
  12. Culture of Lithuania. Someone needed to check whether cleanup sign should be removed. Help is needed to cleanup the very long article. I'm taking a look at improving this one! --Grey Knight 16:53, 3 June 2007 (UTC)
  13. Holy Cross Church in Chicago This landmark church, founded by Lithuanian immigrants is in the "Back of the Yards' area of Chicago that was the backdrop for Upton Sinclairs's book, The Jungle. It was historically referred to as "the Lithuanian Cathedral", and the article is in need of expansion.--Orestek 00:18, 17 June 2007 (UTC)
  14. Help improving the article Vilnius Lyceum (please correct mistakes in order to remove {{copyedit}} template).
  15. Aukštaitian dialect. The name of the article is disputed because it's a specific word. --Visconsus (talk) 08:17, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
  16. Oskar Milosz this is a French poet not a Lithuanian poet. He worked for the Lithuanian government in Paris but did not Lithuanian and published his oeuvre in French. Needs to be moved to the French poetry section.
  17. Please consider looking into Occupations of Latvia and see if the article contains in your opinion any violations of WP:NPOV, WP:Verifiability, WP:What Wikipedia is not and WP:OR. All opinions appreciated at Talk:Occupations of Latvia. Thanks!--Termer 07:38, 7 September 2007 (UTC)
  18. Salakas is a very small town, but is mentioned in a few places in other articles and could be turned into more than a stub.

Discussions regarding LithuaniaEdit

Add here links to pages where discussions are taking place. Add some comment on what the issue is.

  1. Denial of Soviet occupation has been nominated for deletion, discussion - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Denial of Soviet occupation ---- Staberinde 13:29, 27 September 2007 (UTC)
  2. Help is needed at Red army crimes in Lithuania. A Lithuanian editor perceives any criticism of the article and its content (it is undergoing AfD) as motivated by Red Army sympathies/bias. His personal attacks and struggles with English and WP policies and procedures have resulted in edit warring and much discord. Maybe someone with a Lithuanian background can mediate?
    Jim Dunning | talk 05:12, 1 July 2007 (UTC)
    1. The article was deleted following Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Red army crimes in Lithuania.-- Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus | talk  18:31, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

Image requestsEdit

Add requests for images here. Describe what image you would like to see added. For completed image requests take a look into the archive.

  1. City walls of Kaunas
  2. Vilius Orvidas' homestead

Tools and resourcesEdit

  1. Tips for Lithuanian editor

ResourcesEdit

The following sources are available from subscription databanks for the time periods indicated. The specific format of material varies between citation, abstract, and full text format. If anyone wishes to obtain information from these sources, please send me an e-mail indicating your own e-mail address and either the specific subject of interest, or the title and dates of the sources of interest, and I will forward what I can find. John Carter (talk) 18:38, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

  1. A&G Information Services (1999-2006)

ReferencingEdit

A simple yet comprehensive tutorial would help a lot: I.E. - inline, general references

  1. Template for book citation: {{cite book}}
  2. Template for website citation: {{cite web}}
  3. Inline citation: Wikipedia:Inline Citation
  4. Referencing with Footnotes

ImagesEdit

  1. Most images are located on Commons.
  2. Starting point for Lithuania-related images on commons: Category:Lithuania
  3. For images on English Wikipedia, try this search.
  4. Some good images are on Lithuanian wiki. Try looking there, but those images most likely will have to re-uploaded to commons.
  5. If there is no image you want try flickr.com. Look for creative commons images. However, only Attribution License & Attribution-ShareAlike License are acceptable on Wikipedia. When uploading, don't forget to identify flickr users who took the pic!
    1. Don't get confussed because Flickr also has something it calls "public image." That is not the same as copyright status.

GuidelinesEdit

Here are some Wikipedia conventions:

  1. For main articles use this template: {{main|ARTICLE NAME}}
  2. For related topics use this template: {{see also|ARTICLE NAME}}
  3. Add a non-breaking space (   ) between a unit and the value (e.g. 25 [[kilometre|km]] renders as 25 km)
  4. Use − for negative numbers
  5. Wikify articles WP:WIKIFY

TemplatesEdit

  1. Template:Football player infobox example → Tomas Danilevičius
  2. Template:Infobox settlement example → Alytus →empty syntax for Lithuanian settlements
  3. Template:Infobox settlement example → Alytus district municipality
  4. Wikipedia:WikiProject_Biography/FootersValdas Adamkus
  5. Olympic medal template → Gintaras Krapikas
  6. Template:Municipalities of Lithuania
  7. Template talk:Football club infobox example → FBK_Kaunas
  8. Template:Lithuanian Premier League

Stub templatesEdit

  1. {{Lithuania-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to Lithuania.
    1. {{Lithuania-footyclub-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian football.
    2. {{Lithuania-struct-stub }}- Stub template for articles relating to buildings or structures.
    3. {{Lithuania-school-stub}} - Stub template for Lithuanian schools.
    4. {{Lithuania-geo-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to the geography of Lithuania.
    5. {{Lithuania-hist-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian history.
      1. {{Lithuania-noble-stub}}- Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian nobility.
    6. {{Lithuania-bio-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian people.
      1. {{Lithuania-politician-stub}} - Stub notice for articles relating to Lithuanian politicians.
      2. {{Lithuania-sport-bio-stub}} -Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian sport people.
        1. {{Lithuania-footy-bio-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian football (soccer) people.
        2. {{Lithuania-basketball-bio-stub}} - Stub template for articles relating to Lithuanian basketball people.

All stub templates and categories are maintained by WP:WSS. Please direct request for new stub templates / categories to WP:WSS/P instead of simply creating them. Going through WP:WSS ensures a consistent naming format and that the templates are listed the correct places. Both things help the stub sorters tremendously in their work. Thanks for your understanding.

Category treeEdit

Main article Wikipedia:Categorization

The category tree is quite simple - you might explore it through category:Lithuania and its subcategories and sub sub categories. I've made some changes, to make it similar to other countries categories. IMO this is about enough, just some explanation is needed, and I might even write it in some time. They're quite easy to create - no request is needed.

Basic principle is to identify category properly - geography, history, education and so on. Then look into subcategories - maybe there is more precise category, not so general doe example Vytautas Magnus University should fit into category:Education in Lithuania, but more precise would be category:Universities in Lithuania, and also category:Education in Kaunas. category:History of Kaunas is also suitable for this article.

Multiple categories also can be used, where appropriate - for example Kūčios could be in category:Lithuanian cuisine (if section about food would be expanded) and category:Lithuanian traditions.

A bit more complicated is category:Lithuanian people - the principle is, that most of them go via category:Lithuanian people by occupation to precise occupation, for example category:Lithuanian architects. There are also a few subcategories - for example category:Lithuanian writers has subcategories category:Lithuanian poets and category:Lithuanian journalists.

Incomplete articles shoud be marked as an appropriate stub.

Useful links to other WikiProjectsEdit

  1. Wikipedia:WikiProject Cities
    1. Wikipedia:WikiProject Cities#Structure (format for city template)
  2. Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography
  3. Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history
  4. Wikipedia:WikiProject Templates
  5. Wikipedia:WikiProject Rivers
    1. Wikipedia:WikiProject Rivers#Article Structure
  6. Wikipedia:WikiProject Categories
  7. Wikipedia:WikiProject Lakes

... and so on by needed objects over here:

Wikipedia:List of WikiProjects

External links and toolsEdit

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  1. Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  2. Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  3. Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  4. Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

WatchlistEdit

  1. Wikiproject Watchlist - WikiProject Lithuania
  2. Hot Articles - articles most edited in the last month

ToolsEdit

  1. Spell checker for Firefox
  2. A lot of historical maps (in Russian)