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  • Wikisource:What is Wikisource? - Wikisource, the free online library
    include are Source texts previously published by any author Translations of original texts Historical documents of national or international interest Bibliographies of authors whose works are in Wikisource Contributions are not limited to this list of course Some basic criteria for texts excluded from Wikisource are Copyright infringements Original writings by a contributor to the project Mathematical data formulae and tables Source code for computers Statistical source data such as election results These are just the most basic obvious things that are excluded from Wikisource There may of course be other things excluded by policy or convention For more information please see What Wikisource includes Languages and translations edit Wikisource is a multilingual project Texts and translations of texts are welcome in all languages at the appropriate subdomains and at the general wikisource org wiki This English wiki is for Source texts originally in English English translations of source texts in other languages Parallel source with translations into English It is important to link and classify texts and translations so that they will be as accessible as possible to everybody For information on languages and translations please see Wikisource Translations and return Wikisource and other Wikimedia projects edit Wikisource or Wikibooks edit The distinction between these two projects is relatively easy Wiki source focuses on material published elsewhere Wikisource can be viewed as a library of public domain works Wiki books are instructional materials written by the contributors themselves e g study guides classroom textbooks and annotated texts for classroom use The area of annotations to source texts is a gray area with some legitimate overlap between Wikisource and Wikibooks For guidelines on this see the information pages on the topic at both projects Wikisource Annotations Wikibooks Annotated texts Wikisource or Wikipedia edit While Wikipedia is an encyclopedia Wikisource is a library Wikipedia contains articles about books while Wikisource includes the book itself To some extent both may include bibliographical material about the author Protecting pages edit The wiki pages on most Wikimedia projects are designed to evolve forever Typical examples are Wikipedia articles or Wikibooks study guides By contrast Wikisource is a library of static texts that have already been published elsewhere In many or most cases these texts are not meant to change and evolve and it would deeply hurt their integrity if they did Therefore Wikisource has adopted a policy of noting text quality and protecting pages from editing once they are thought to be correctly formatted and error free Comments about needed changes or corrections can always be made on the talk page and if necessary the page can be unprotected In this way Wikisource is more similar to Wikinews which protects the pages in its news archives for historical integrity For more information please see Wikisource Protection policy NPOV edit Shortcut WS NPOV WS POV WS Neutral WS Neutrality See also meta Neutral point of view N eutral P oint o f V iew NPOV is a major policy followed by most but not all

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  • Wikisource:Translations - Wikisource, the free online library
    grammar and sentence order Some may be aimed at monolingual readers others may be prepared for students of the language in the source text Some may be literary translations others may be rather technical Some translations may be aimed at an audience of young readers others may be written for adults Some source texts especially for ancient classical or medieval texts may themselves have a number of variant versions with significant differences between them Different translations may reflect different versions of the source text As a result of all this variation some thought and care must go into selecting a suitable translation This is especially true if there is likely to be only one translation available on Wikisource However one translation may not satisfy all needs particularly for poetry and literature as well as texts from pre modern times Wikisource is open to making as many published translations available as possible if there are users willing to contribute them Multiple translations edit Multiple published translations of source texts may be included on Wikisource as appropriate per Wikisource Versions and within the scope stated per Wikisource What Wikisource includes That is some texts originally published in a language other than English have had more than one English translation published Examples of well known texts with such multiple translations include Anna Karenina The Iliad and the Bible Wikisource may choose to host more than one translation particularly when the original work is well known or when the translations themselves are well known In cases where more than one translation may appear the methodology style and goal of each translator should be clearly spelled out and summarized in the header notes of the first page This information may also appear in a preface or introduction to the work For help relating multiple similar works see Help Disambiguation Parallel texts edit Please see Wikisource Multilingual texts for guidelines on this topic Wikisource original translations edit Wikisource aims to fill its library with peer reviewed edited content whenever possible users are encouraged to find a free previously published version of every translation However Wikisource also allows users to create original translations and add them to the library This allows for the translation of texts that have never before been translated into English and for new complementary translations that may improve on existing versions in some way User created translations performed on Wikisource fall into two groups A full translation into English by Wikisource contributors of a work previously published in another language These are accepted based on the criteria defined below Wikisource translations A translation of a single word or phrase by a Wikisource contributor within a mostly English work These short translations are considered annotations rather than translations for purposes of policy and therefore are governed by Wikisource Annotation they will not be discussed further here Translations which are the work of Wikisource contributors must be noted as such and clearly distinguished from previously published translations This is accomplished by applying both of the

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  • Editing Wikisource:What is Wikisource? (section) - Wikisource, the free online library
    in History Wikisource originally called Project Sourceberg as a play on words for w Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg began in November 2003 as a collection of supporting texts for articles in Wikipedia It grew rapidly reaching a total of 20 000 text units in various languages by May 18 2005 In August and September of 2005 Wikisource moved to separate subdomains for different languages For more information on the history of Wikisource please see w Wikisource Wikipedia s article on Wikisource detailed history especially of the project s early stages oldwikisource User Angela A personal historical perspective on Wikisource from its very beginnings this contains links to many historical documents m Wikisource Meta s article on Wikisource historical pre launch discussions Summary By clicking the Save page button you are agreeing to the Terms of Use the Privacy Policy and you irrevocably agree to release your contribution under the CC BY SA 3 0 License and the GFDL You agree that a hyperlink or URL is sufficient attribution under the Creative Commons license Cancel Editing help opens in new window Retrieved from https en wikisource org wiki Wikisource What is Wikisource 3F Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged in Talk

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  • Editing Wikisource:What is Wikisource? (section) - Wikisource, the free online library
    WS IO Some things we include are w Source text Source texts previously published by any author w Translation Translations of original texts Historical documents of national or international interest w Bibliography Bibliographies of authors whose works are in Wikisource Contributions are not limited to this list of course Some basic criteria for texts excluded from Wikisource are w copyright infringement Copyright infringements Original writings by a contributor to the project w Mathematics Mathematical data formulae and tables w Source code Source code for computers w Statistics Statistical source data such as election results These are just the most basic obvious things that are excluded from Wikisource There may of course be other things excluded by policy or convention For more information please see Wikisource What Wikisource includes What Wikisource includes Summary By clicking the Save page button you are agreeing to the Terms of Use the Privacy Policy and you irrevocably agree to release your contribution under the CC BY SA 3 0 License and the GFDL You agree that a hyperlink or URL is sufficient attribution under the Creative Commons license Cancel Editing help opens in new window Retrieved from https en wikisource org wiki Wikisource What is

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  • Wikisource:What Wikisource includes - Wikisource, the free online library
    by contributors are not appropriate here though they may have a place at other Wikimedia projects such as Wikibooks Translations edit The English Wikisource only collects texts written in the English language Texts in other languages should be placed in the appropriate language subdomain or at the general multi language website However English Wikisource does collect English translations of non English texts as well as bilingual editions in which the target language of the translation is English For translations the first priority at Wikisource is the contribution of previously published public domain translations However in light of the fact that there are countless source texts published in other languages that might never be translated otherwise plus the fact that new complementary translations can improve on existing ones in many ways Wikisource also allows user created wiki translations For more information regarding translations see Wikisource Translations Also see Wikisource Copyright for copyright information pertaining to translated works Annotations edit Previously published versions of texts with annotations are the priority here but these may be unavailable for copyright reasons out of date or in need of improvement This is often especially the case for pre modern texts such as ancient and classical or medieval texts Annotations may include critical data about the source text itself footnoted commentaries about words or passages references sectioning and section titles introductions summaries indices pictures et cetera In all cases annotations by contributors must be added in such a way that an undisturbed clean source text is available either through a technical means or by providing a parallel copy For more information regarding annotations see Wikisource Annotations Note that annotations of an instructional nature designed to facilitate classroom study especially in preparation for a test belong at Wikibooks rather than Wikisource see Wikibooks policy on annotated texts Multimedia edit Multimedia content added to texts can greatly improve the quality and presentation Such content includes not only published illustrations or photographs from or about the book itself which are out of copyright but also original contributions of audio recordings diagrams or other content Note Multimedia contributions are subject to Wikisource Image use guidelines Acknowledging precedent exclusions edit Although precedent is not binding it is worth examining of the most common types of publications which have been found unacceptable at Wikisource These types of works will not be accepted by the community without a major shift in consensus and are eligible for precedent deletion addition to Wikisource Proposed deletions Largely similar works are likely to be nominated for deletion Everything here is meant to be based on common sense interpretations of the policy outlined above Original contributions edit Shortcut WS OR Works created by Wikisource users or otherwise not published in a verifiable usually peer reviewed forum do not belong at Wikisource Wikisource is not a method for an author to get his or her works published and make them available to other people nor is it a site to discover new talent Note There are a few exceptions

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  • Editing Wikisource:What is Wikisource? (section) - Wikisource, the free online library
    Parallel source with translations into English It is important to link and classify texts and translations so that they will be as accessible as possible to everybody For information on languages and translations please see Wikisource Translations and return Summary By clicking the Save page button you are agreeing to the Terms of Use the Privacy Policy and you irrevocably agree to release your contribution under the CC BY SA

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  • Editing Wikisource:What is Wikisource? (section) - Wikisource, the free online library
    or Wikibooks The distinction between these two projects is relatively easy Wiki source focuses on material published elsewhere Wikisource can be viewed as a library of public domain works Wiki books are instructional materials written by the contributors themselves e g study guides classroom textbooks and annotated texts for classroom use The area of annotations to source texts is a gray area with some legitimate overlap between Wikisource and Wikibooks For guidelines on this see the information pages on the topic at both projects Wikisource Annotations b Wikibooks Annotated texts Wikibooks Annotated texts Wikisource or Wikipedia While Wikipedia is an encyclopedia Wikisource is a library Wikipedia contains articles about books while Wikisource includes the book itself To some extent both may include bibliographical material about the author Summary By clicking the Save page button you are agreeing to the Terms of Use the Privacy Policy and you irrevocably agree to release your contribution under the CC BY SA 3 0 License and the GFDL You agree that a hyperlink or URL is sufficient attribution under the Creative Commons license Cancel Editing help opens in new window Retrieved from https en wikisource org wiki Wikisource What is Wikisource 3F Navigation menu

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  • Editing Wikisource:What is Wikisource? (section) - Wikisource, the free online library
    use The area of annotations to source texts is a gray area with some legitimate overlap between Wikisource and Wikibooks For guidelines on this see the information pages on the topic at both projects Wikisource Annotations b Wikibooks Annotated texts Wikibooks Annotated texts Summary By clicking the Save page button you are agreeing to the Terms of Use the Privacy Policy and you irrevocably agree to release your contribution under

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