Wikipedia:WikiProject Middle-earth

WikiProject Middle-earth
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Welcome to the Middle-earth WikiProject's main page. This Wikiproject was created on 23 November 2005 and activated and merged with the Silmarillion WikiProject on 1 March 2006. This project is an effort to bring order, class, and professionalism to all Tolkien-related articles and media. These include Tolkien's writings, film adaptations of his works, and other works inspired by Tolkien.

If you are interested in joining this collaborated wikiproject, please see the participants section and sign your name to join. You must also sign your name on the roll call whenever the announcement springs up in the talk page. This is usually at the top of the named roll call section. This is primarily for the uses of current active participation. All participants who wish to leave the project please remove your name from the list and add it to the template hosted below active participation page.

Scope and goals edit

Mission statement edit

Our mission is to focus collaboratively on efforts to promote interaction, co-operation, and communication among members in order to improve Wikipedia's encyclopedic coverage of Tolkien's legendarium. For examples of articles that have reached an elited state of class see below.

Scope edit

Our members cover articles that have anything to do with a range of the following:

  • Tolkien's novels, characters, places, plots, etc.
  • film adaptations.
  • Tolkien-related books, resources, or media.

Goals edit

Our goals include:

  1. To standardize Tolkien-related articles to follow this WikiProject's style guidelines
  2. To follow Wikipedia's notability guidelines, to reduce what should not be done.
  3. To improve Tolkien-related articles up to Good Article, Featured Article/or Featured List

Participants edit

You may wish to add your name to the list of participants.

General guide edit

Tolkien articles by quality statistics (worklist) :

What you should do edit

What you should not do edit

  • Anything that Wikipedia is not follows here as well.
    • No point-of-view, please!
    • No speculation, no assumptions, no fan theories.
    • No Original Research, no unsourced claims.
    • No vandalism, and no revert wars either, see the discussion page for details to sort out any quarrels you may have with others peacefully.

Improve Outline of Middle-earth edit

The outline of Middle-earth is a centralized navigation hub for the subject of Middle-earth, arranged as a hierarchical topics list. It is part of Wikipedia's outline system which is one of Wikipedia's contents systems. It was built as a "reverse outline", a structural model of existing work, which in addition to being a summary of the work, can reveal the gaps and other weaknesses for revision purposes.

Please look it over and fill-in missing topics. If Wikipedia has an article or article section about those topics, please add links to them.

Accomplishments edit

Featured articles and lists edit

Good articles edit


Some 200 articles, including:

Derivative works

Related Projects edit

Award Scheme edit

Please award this star to whoever has contributed a great amount to Middle-earth related articles.

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  {{subst:Tolkien barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Middle-earth WikiProject Award is awarded to Wikipedians for their contributions to Wikipedia stuff related to J. R. R. Tolkien. This is part of WikiProject Middle-earth. Designed and introduced by Uthanc using graphics by Aranel.

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