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HST223: Women and Gender in Japanese History: From Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century: Wikipedia

Spring 2020, M. Anderson

Wikipedia Article Topics: Suitability

Wikipedia: Five Pillars
Fundamental principals of Wikipedia.

What Wikipedia is Not
Among other things, Wikipedia is not a paper encyclopedia, a "publisher of original thought," a blog, a "soapbox or means of promotion." 

Notability Guide
On Wikipedia, "notability is a test used by editors to decide whether a given topic warrants its own article."

Identifying Reliable Sources
third party, published sources with a reputation for fact-checking and accuracy. This means that we publish the opinions only of reliable authors, and not the opinions of Wikipedians who have read and interpreted primary source material for themselves."