Wikipedia:WikiProject Michigan

WikiProject Michigan
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WikiProject Michigan is a WikiProject formed to foster better articles on the U.S. state of Michigan with a spirit of cooperation. This page and its subpages contain suggestions on formatting and layout of articles, which can be discussed at the project's talk page To participate, simply add your name at the members page. To follow changes to Michigan-related articles, see Michigan recent changes and Michigan-related deletion requests.

Divisions Scope edit

This project covers the creation and editing of articles related to the U.S. State Michigan, its cities, counties, geography, transportation, culture, history and so on. It aims to expand Wikipedia's resources on Michigan in a fair and accurate manner.

Portal edit

Participants Participants edit

You can find a list of participants here. Joining WikiProject Michigan is easy - just add your username to the list. When joining the project, you should watch this page. This allows you to keep up-to-date with discussions about the project on the talk page.

Articles edit

Assessment edit

Article alerts edit

The Article alerts list nominations and discussions related to content from the project.

Recognized content edit

The Recognized content page lists articles and other content that have been reviewed and recognized as some of Wikipedia's better work.

Project divisions Project divisions edit

  • Assessment (talk) – Assessment of Michigan-related article quality and importance
  • Categorization (talk) – Categorization of Michigan-related articles
  • Cities (talk) – Cities, towns, villages and counties
  • Physical geography (talk) – Regions, parks, climate, physical features
  • Transportation (talk) – Roads, trails and rails in and around Michigan
  • Culture (talk) – Music, art, icons, mass communication
  • People (talk) – includes Michigan natives and those residents who have shaped Michigan
  • Government (talk) – Governance, as well as federal, state and local politics in relation to Michigan
  • History (talk) – history of Michigan during and prior to statehood
  • Michigan Law-Michigan Courts, Laws, regulations, and people

Resources Resources edit

Infoboxes Infoboxes edit

Stubs Stubs edit

If the priority articles in the top of this page don't interest you, you can always expand one of these stubs.

Templates Templates edit

  • {{WikiProject Michigan}} - Template stating this article is a part of this wikiproject; placed on the top of talk pages, not on article pages
  • {{Michigan-protected-area-stub}} - Stub notice for Michigan articles dealing specifically with protected areas in Michigan; placed at the bottom of article pages.
  • {{Michigan-geo-stub}} - Stub notice for Michigan articles dealing specifically with locations or geographical features in Michigan; placed at the bottom of article pages.
  • {{Michigan-stub}} - Stub notice for all other Michigan articles; placed at the bottom of article pages
  • Category:Michigan templates

For Michigan-related articles needing a photograph, use {{Image requested|in=Michigan}} in the talk page, which adds the article needing a photo to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Michigan. You can help Wikipedia by uploading freely licensed photographs for these articles to Wikimedia Commons.

The Free Image Search Tool may be able to locate suitable images on other web sites.

The Image Existence Checker shows articles in this list that have images.

Userboxes edit

{{User WikiProject Michigan}}
{{User WikiProject Michigan/Detroit}}
{{User Michigan}}
This user is interested in the U.S. State of Michigan.
{{User interest Michigan}}

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The Michigan Barnstar
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{{subst:The Michigan Barnstar|1=Put your message here. ~~~~|color=For changinğ the background color.}}

External links Websites edit

WikiProject Michigan is one of the United States WikiProjects.

National United States

List of U.S. State-level WikiProjects and their sub-projects

Featured content

Other Michigan projects edit

Tools edit

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