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How do I write/edit an article?

Please read the following:

  1. Quick Start Guide for new users
  2. Creating a New Page
  3. Writing your first article
  4. Editing existing articles
  5. Style guide

How do I search Wiki4CAM?

There should be a small search box at the side of the screen, marked search, followed by Go and Search. Just type what you are looking for into the search box and press the Enter key.

How do I do research with Wiki4CAM?

You can see information about researching with Wiki4CAM.

What is the license agreement on the contents of Wiki4CAM?

Wiki4CAM articles are all open content and are covered by the GNU Free Documentation License. See Wiki4CAM:Copyrights.

May I mirror entire sections of the Wiki4CAM to my site? How much may I quote?

You may mirror or quote as much as you wish, as long as you maintain the text under the GNU Free Documentation License. See Wiki4CAM:Copyrights.

If I link a word from my site to Wiki4CAM, am I required to use the GNU FDL for my site?

No. Linking is not an act regulated by copyright, so the GNU FDL does not apply.

What if I use a small quote (three or four sentences)?

No, since it is covered by the fair use doctrine.

What if I quote entire articles?

Check with your lawyer, or just put the site under the GNU FDL.

Can I get Wiki4CAM on CD, or download it for offline use?

Wiki4CAM is currently not available for download or on paper.

How do I cite a Wiki4CAM article in a paper?

Cite it as you would any other web page in accordance with the normal citation practice the publication you are submitting the paper to follows. Citing the individual authors is not necessary, but you should at least include the date on which you retrieved the article (and ideally the full timestamp from the history).

Automatically generated citations in several standard styles are available through the "Cite this article" link in the toolbox.

See Wiki4CAM:Citing Wiki4CAM

Why are the backgrounds of some pages light blue and others white?

Encyclopedia article pages (mainspace) have white backgrounds, while dynamically generated special pages, talk pages, user pages, and about-Wiki4CAM pages have light blue backgrounds. This is intended as a visual cue that you're not in the encyclopedia per se.

What should I do when I find a factual error in Wiki4CAM?

You should correct it. See Wiki4CAM:Contributing FAQ. Volunteer contributions from those who believe knowledge should be free for everyone make up Wiki4CAM, and the community is always ready to welcome whomever would like to join.

Because Wiki4CAM is an all-volunteer project that anyone can edit, errors or omissions can and do creep in. This should be kept in mind when reading; the very nature of Wiki4CAM means it should not be trusted completely. Articles frequently contain citations of authoritative works where a reader can verify the information found.

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