The fourth round of the competition has finished, with anyone scoring less than 673 points being eliminated. It was a high scoring round with all but one of the contestants who progressed to the final having achieved an FA during the round. The highest scorers were
- Epicgenius, with 2173 points topping the scores, gained mainly from a featured article, 38 good articles and 9 DYKs. He was followed by
- Sammi Brie, with 1575 points, gained mainly from a featured article, 28 good articles and 50 good article reviews. Close behind was
- Thebiguglyalien, with 1535 points mainly gained from a featured article, 15 good articles, 26 good article reviews and lots of bonus points.
Between them during round 4, contestants achieved 12 featured articles, 3 featured lists, 3 featured pictures, 126 good articles, 46 DYK entries, 14 ITN entries, 67 featured article candidate reviews and 147 good article reviews. Congratulations to our eight finalists and all who participated! It was a generally high-scoring and productive round and I think we can expect a highly competitive finish to the competition.
Remember that any content promoted after the end of round 4 but before the start of round 5 can be claimed in round 5. Remember too that you must claim your points within 10 days of "earning" them and within 24 hours of the end of the final. If you are concerned that your nomination will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. It would be helpful if this list could be cleared of any items no longer relevant. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove your name from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send.
I will be standing down as a judge after the end of the contest. I think the Cup encourages productive editors to improve their contributions to Wikipedia and I hope that someone else will step up to take over the running of the Cup. Sturmvogel 66 (talk), and Cwmhiraeth (talk)
The Bugle: Issue 209, September 2023
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- In the media: "Just flirting", going Dutch and Shapps for the defence?
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- Serendipity: Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no paywall, for thou, Wikipedia Library, art with me
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Hi, I've noticed you have been assigned as my mentor, so I wanted to ask if you could review my first edit. Is it appropriate and are there things I could have done better? https://wiki.alquds.edu/?query=Strategies_for_engineered_negligible_senescence Thanks! --Feyquin (talk) 16:46, 19 September 2023 (UTC)
- Hi, @Feyquin, I'm not familiar with the theory, but I'd say you need to supply a more independent source than you currently use to suggest that SENS is no longer a fringe idea. Your current source website advocates heavily for SENS and seems to have ties to a/several foundations that do work relating to the therapies, and can't be considered independent information. Eddie891 Talk Work 15:46, 20 September 2023 (UTC)
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Women in Green GA Editathon October 2023 - Around the World in 31 Days
Admin Access for James Naleski
- Hi, @JoeK2033, creation of the page has been restricted because the article was repeatedly recreated after being deleted for not meeting wikipedia's notability guidelines, specifically those for musicians. First you have to consider, has the situation changed? Has this figure received substantial coverage in reliable sources? Then, you should make a case (probably here first) that this is the case, and an administrator may remove the requirement, which would allow others to create the article. I'd suggest reading the following information on removing 'salting' of article creation: Editors wishing to re-create a salted title with appropriate content should either contact an administrator (preferably the protecting administrator), file a request at Wikipedia:Requests for page protection § Current requests for reduction in protection level, or use the deletion review process. To make a convincing case for re-creation, it is helpful to show a draft version of the intended article when filing a request. Happy to discuss further if you have other/similar questions. Eddie891 Talk Work 14:55, 26 September 2023 (UTC)
- I wonder why the page was categorized under musicians. He is primarily an artist who is involved in government. Here is what I have found. Would it support the notability guidelines for a page stub? Thank you for your expert advice.
- https://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/503536/james-naleski-celebrated-for-dedication-to-the-entertainment-industry JoeK2033 (talk) 17:14, 26 September 2023 (UTC)
Hello! I created this account because the professor I research for has asked me to create a wikipedia page for him. How do I go about doing that? I essentially want to plug in his CV and he can give me more information after. --Ajaber333 (talk) 21:56, 28 September 2023 (UTC)
- Hi, @Ajaber333. First of all, it's not a great idea to write the article of someone you know, *especially* if they have asked you to do it-- have a read of our conflict of interest guidelines, and consider that if your professor is notable enough for an article (specifically, if they meet the notability guidelines for professors), sooner or later someone will create it.
- If you still want to create the article, you first need to make sure that this figure meets a notability guideline (which I've linked above). For professors, we have the following criteria that can be indicative of notability:
- The person's research has had a significant impact in their scholarly discipline, broadly construed, as demonstrated by independent reliable sources.
- The person has received a highly prestigious academic award or honor at a national or international level.
- The person has been an elected member of a highly selective and prestigious scholarly society or association (e.g., a National Academy of Sciences or the Royal Society) or a fellow of a major scholarly society which reserves fellow status as a highly selective honor (e.g., Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers or Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics).
- The person's academic work has made a significant impact in the area of higher education, affecting a substantial number of academic institutions.
- The person has held a named chair appointment or distinguished professor appointment at a major institution of higher education and research, or an equivalent position in countries where named chairs are uncommon.
- The person has held a highest-level elected or appointed administrative post at a major academic institution or major academic society.
- The person has had a substantial impact outside academia in their academic capacity.
- The person has been the head or chief editor of a major, well-established academic journal in their subject area.
- Does this professor meet any of these?
- Also, I wouldn't recommend just plugging in a professor's CV to their wikipedia article, but if you wanted to create an article, you could definitely use that as a source. You should look for other reliable sources that offer substantive coverage of the professor and/or their work. For information on the fundamentals of article writing, I would have a read of this page, and you can also look at articles of similar professors for ideas. Does that help a bit? Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 17:31, 29 September 2023 (UTC)
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