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Greetings from GLAM-Wiki USEdit
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UK librarians: what about the Library Association?Edit
Hallo, as a retired UK librarian and former ALA I've just realised that there is only minimal information about the Library Association: 4 sentences at Chartered_Institute_of_Library_and_Information_Professionals#History to reflect its 125 years of existence (unless there is something more detailed lurking elsewhere, not clearly linked - or I'm just missing the blindingly obvious). Perhaps we should try to expand this? PamD 08:42, 10 December 2021 (UTC)
Hi, back in 2017 I was interested in helping build regional list-articles about libraries, which are often individually Wikipedia-notable and either way can certainly be items in list-articles. Is anything up with that, nowadays?
Also, there is currently a proposal at TFD to delete a template related to library list-articles. Please feel free to comment or !vote there. --Doncram (talk) 16:30, 1 March 2022 (UTC)
User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit
I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like
- John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (
John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)
and turns it into something like
- John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14.
The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.
Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.
I have been tidying up this WikiProject as some links had rotten/ added in some new features to help navigate the scope of content. Hope it helps us on our journeys :D Jamzze (talk) 21:43, 18 May 2022 (UTC)