Intro To Editing: Numbered Lists

Over the next few weeks we will introduce the various ways to edit and create wiki articles using the standard wiki markup.

Creating Lists:

The # sign auto numbers entries

# Start each line
# with a # sign
## More number signs give deeper
### and deeper
### levels.
# Line breaks <br />don't break levels.
### But jumping levels creates empty space.
# Blank lines

# end the list and start another.
  1. Start each line
  2. with a number sign (#).
    1. More number signs give deeper
      1. and deeper
      2. levels.
  3. Line breaks
    don’t break levels.
      1. But jumping levels creates empty space.
  4. Blank lines
  1. end the list and start another.
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Back Online

As of Feb 3rd all services are back on line.  There may have been a few days of data lost due to a disk corruption.  We know that WikEM should serve as a repository of EM information on the web and are working to create even more redundancy for the future.  Again, thank you everyone for your patience.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions: info@wikem.org… Read more

Boilerplate Templates

If you search for a page on WikEM and don’t find it, you can always create a new one by clicking on the red link at the top of the search results

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The boilerplate templates will have preset headings to ensure consistency across article creation.  They also will prevent you from having to remember all the necessary components to create a great page.   However, feel free to modify or delete sections not pertinent to the page.

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Copyright

Recently WikiJournalClub.org a fantastic online resource for journal review, brought to our attention that content from their journal club had been copied onto WikEM Journal Club.  We support open access to content but more importantly believe in protecting copyright and attributing authorship.   We have removed content that was in violation of their copyright and we will begin drafting copyright terms for our site which until this point have not existed.

If copyrighted content is replicated on WikEM permission must be obtained in writing from the original source.  If you are summarizing preexisting content it must be sufficiently different from original source.

Please also see the MediaWiki Foundation’s take on plagerism on wikipedia Read more