BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Suggestion you might have for new links for my CERN portal page or suggestions for the forum
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BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Xymox » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:45 am

I made some big forum changes and added 4 forums.

As we move to the science stage there will undoubtedly be questions and discussions about each experiment. The sub forums are a logical step towards covering the science that will come from each experiment as the public interest shifts from the LHC machine to the experiments. Also of course we can discuss each experiments technical and operations as well.
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Does someone know how to do Wikipedia ?

I think we qualify as a external link.

We have a external link here http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_Hadron_Collider

so we should qualify for one on the US site.

Anyone know how to do this ?

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Harbles » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:43 pm

Did you mean start an LHC Portal Wiki or link into wikipedia?

If the former look at this,
http://www.wikihow.com/Start-a-Wiki

And even Wikipedia has some info.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki

I kinda think it's duplicating efforts to copy the info here from cern or wherever, maybe just continuing to expand the links?

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Xymox » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:08 pm

Well,,

I really would like a external link on the main LHC wiki page. This page is locked and I think would require someone versed on wiki to be able to do this...

I am wiki stupid. Never done a edit. Its kinda complex to learn too..

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by DCWhitworth » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:06 pm

Well the link was added to the English version a few minutes ago. Added by the same person who put it on the German article.
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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Harbles » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:23 pm

Cool Ralf!
Also some one added an LHC Portal link on the Commissioning Home page. Very Cool!
http://lhc-commissioning.web.cern.ch/lhc-commissioning/

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Shadowdraxx » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:03 pm

ahh nice gestures and nice progress for your site and the community Chris :)

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Xymox » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:22 am

EXCELLENT !

Ralf, thank you !

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Post by Ralf » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:59 am

Chris,

you enabled really transparent access to the experiments at CERN for the interested audience - thank you!

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by shamoly » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:21 am

How does wikipedia not get flooded indefinitely with spam and random crap? It seems like if chat rooms, craigslist, and basically the entire internet was flooded with spam that wikipedia would be too. They can ban the IP address but isn't it pretty easy to make a new one?

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by francesy » Wed May 04, 2011 10:26 am

How do I cite a Wikipedia page for a report? I need to cite the "Persistence of Vision" article on Wikipedia for my school report. Everything else I've found on citing websites says you must include the owner of the website and the author of the article. Does anybody know the owner of Wikipedia? And the authors of Wikipedia are anonymous, aren't they?

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Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Post by Kasuha » Thu May 05, 2011 5:49 pm

francesy wrote:How do I cite a Wikipedia page for a report? I need to cite the "Persistence of Vision" article on Wikipedia for my school report. Everything else I've found on citing websites says you must include the owner of the website and the author of the article. Does anybody know the owner of Wikipedia? And the authors of Wikipedia are anonymous, aren't they?
Why are you asking here instead of right there?

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