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Welcome to the assessment department of the Northern Ireland WikiProject! This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's articles related to Northern Ireland. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject Northern Ireland}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories of Category:Northern Ireland-related articles by quality and Category:Northern Ireland-related articles by importance, which serves as the foundation for an automatically generated log.

Frequently asked questions[edit]

How can I get my article rated?
Please list it in the section for assessment requests below.
Who can assess articles?
Any member of the Northern Ireland WikiProject is free to add or change the rating of an article.
Why didn't the reviewer leave any comments?
Unfortunately, due to the volume of articles that need to be assessed, we are unable to leave detailed comments in most cases. If you have particular questions, you might ask the person who assessed the article; they will usually be happy to provide you with their reasoning.
What if I don't agree with a rating?
You can list it in the section for assessment requests below, and someone will take a look at it. Alternately, you can ask any member of the project to rate the article again.
Aren't the ratings subjective?
Yes, they are, but it's the best system we've been able to devise; if you have a better idea, please don't hesitate to let us know!

If you have any other questions not listed here, please feel free to ask them on the discussion page for this department.


Quality assessments[edit]

An article's quality assessment is generated from the class parameter in the {{WikiProject Northern Ireland}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Northern Ireland|class=???}}

The following values may be used for the class parameter to describe the quality of the article (see Wikipedia:Content assessment for assessment criteria):

FA (for featured articles only; adds articles to Category:FA-Class Northern Ireland-related articles)  FA
A (adds articles to Category:A-Class Northern Ireland-related articles)  A
GA (for good articles only; adds articles to Category:GA-Class Northern Ireland-related articles)  GA
B (adds articles to Category:B-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) B
C (adds articles to Category:C-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) C
Start (adds articles to Category:Start-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Start
Stub (adds articles to Category:Stub-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Stub
FL (for featured lists only; adds articles to Category:FL-Class Northern Ireland-related articles)  FL
List (adds articles to Category:List-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) List

For non-standard grades and non-mainspace content, the following values may be used for the class parameter:

Category (for categories; adds pages to Category:Category-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Category
Disambig (for disambiguation pages; adds pages to Category:Disambig-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Disambig
Draft (for drafts; adds pages to Category:Draft-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Draft
File (for files and timed text; adds pages to Category:File-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) File
Portal (for portal pages; adds pages to Category:Portal-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Portal
Project (for project pages; adds pages to Category:Project-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Project
Template (for templates and modules; adds pages to Category:Template-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) Template
NA (for any other pages where assessment is unnecessary; adds pages to Category:NA-Class Northern Ireland-related articles) NA
??? (articles for which a valid class has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unassessed Northern Ireland-related articles) ???

After assessing an article's quality, any comments on the assessment can be added to the article's talk page.

When a "yes" is inserted into the "image-needed'" parameter the page will be listed in Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Northern Ireland.

Quality scale[edit]

Importance assessment[edit]

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject Northern Ireland}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Northern Ireland|importance=???}}

The following values may be used for the importance parameter to describe the relative importance of the article within the project (see Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Priority of topic for assessment criteria):

Top (adds articles to Category:Top-importance Northern Ireland-related articles)  Top 
High (adds articles to Category:High-importance Northern Ireland-related articles)  High 
Mid (adds articles to Category:Mid-importance Northern Ireland-related articles)  Mid 
Low (adds articles to Category:Low-importance Northern Ireland-related articles)  Low 
NA (adds articles to Category:NA-importance Northern Ireland-related articles)  NA 
??? (articles for which a valid importance rating has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unknown-importance Northern Ireland-related articles)  ??? 

Importance scale[edit]

Requesting an assessment[edit]

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below.

  • Could I please have an assessment of Eleventh night please? I'm currently the only contributor, the page only being created recently, and would like an outside opinion to see how it can be improved upon.
  • Portora Royal School. Citations have been added in order to confirm the authenticity of the Famous Old Potorans section. An upgrade in the importance scale may be necessary. Kscott888 (talk) 15:09, 12 November 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Assessment log[edit]

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The logs in this section are generated automatically (on a daily basis); please don't add entries to them by hand.

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