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Improving Articles The current key task is to complete the copying over of articles on the
List of psychology topics from Wikipedia to act as place holders for more academic contributions.
Main article: Psychology Wiki:Improving Articles See Also: Tasks To Do List
How can I contribute as:
NB: Many of the links listed for 'Creating New Articles' below, are very relevant to Improving Articles.
We are currently seeking someone to maintain the project of setting up appropriate links to the many videos relevent to psychology (eg of skinner, Seligman etc) that are appearing on Youtube
Main article: Psychology Wiki:Featured articles See Also: Tasks To Do List
Current Featured Article
Our current article can still be improved:
Article being prepared
We are currently working on cleaning, adding to and correcting the article on
Clinical Depression. The idea is to get this article to a very high standard, so that we can determine how we want our finalised articles to look. The idea of this is that: 1) We can then show it off as an example of how the site will look to attract new users.
2) It will serve as a guide for how to lay out future articles for future contributors to follow. Please see the article and its Talk Page.
We are considering getting the following articles up to featured article standard:
Main article: Psychology Wiki:Copying Articles See Also: Tasks To Do List
Copy from Wikipedia
Absolutely NO copyrighted articles should be copied to the Psychology Wiki!
Published work must be properly Referenced
Papers can be linked to (
.pdf format is best). Published/copyrighted work MUST NOT be uploaded as article content.
Old coursework can be uploaded to this site.
Academic Credit for Contributions. Any coursework uploaded to a general content page can and will be changed by other editors
So DO NOT upload your published or unpublished important research in this form!
Published work should be linked to as
.pdfs Unpublished work you wish to remain unedited should be linked to as
.pdfs Any work uploaded as an article is copyright free.
Content on the Psychology Wiki that is not in
.pdf is copyright free and can be re-used by anyone for any purpose. However, wholesale copying of articles which you then present as your own work is still plagiarism.
Plagiarism is a serious misdemeanor in Academic and Professional circles.
At its most serious it can lead to being expelled from courses, or even educational institutions.
NB: Many of the links listed for 'Creating New Articles' below, are very relevant to Copying Articles.
Main article: Psychology Wiki:Improving Structure
See Also: Tasks To Do List See Also: List of links for removal
Please take your time to explore this site. You will see that although much is up and running, there is a need to structure and organise the project better.
Fixing broken links
Redirecting pages to the correct article
Adding missing articles that are linked to (
red links) Pointing out mistakes, holes, missing info to others
Helping to organise a particular area
Adding external links to full text journal articles to any one of the hundreds of journals listed at this site.
These need to be written, but the content they require will help structure improvement a lot:
Help Page Re-write
We need to re-write our help pages so they are good for both the general user/contributor and specific to our project. See
Need Template Specialist
We need someone who knows about templates to fix various template issues on the Wiki. For example: Endnote templates in the article:
If you are reliable and would like to join the backup team for this site please volunteer on the
Backup Team page.
Creating New Articles
Main article: Psychology Wiki:Creating new articles See Also: Tasks To Do List
Always remember to
Search for the article you intend to create, to check there is not an existing article by that name which you could improve.
Useful Pages on Article Creation
Attracting New Contributors
Main article: Psychology Wiki:Attracting new contributors See Also: Tasks To Do List
One of the first tasks for the Psychology Wiki is to make as many people as possible aware of its existence. The more people that know about and use this project, the more contributors we will gain, which will enable our vision to be realised.
Useful places to raise awareness of this project include: