Wikisource:Maintenance/Tasks

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This pages lists common maintenance tasks that need to be done. These are grouped by type, which can be selected by clicking on the links in the sidebar below. Each entry has a link to the maintenance category, a count of its contents, some guidelines and a short list of some of the oldest items in that category.

The tasks in this group cover the content of the page, usually in the body of the text itself.

Maintenance type

Easy[edit]

These tasks are relatively straight-forward and should not take too long to complete.

Texts with page numbers‎ (Pages requiring attention: 28)

Directions

Remove the page numbers and breaks (which probably come from un-proofread OCR text). If the OCR errors are too frequent, this might require deletion.

Examples

  1. A Moslem Seeker after God
  2. On the Will in Nature
  3. The Story of Isaac Brock: Hero, Defender and Saviour of Upper Canada
  4. A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations
  5. Letters from the Battlefields of Paraguay
  6. The Percy Anecdotes
  7. YouTube War/The Uncovered Body: What Makes Insurgent Videos "Propaganda"
  8. YouTube War/Other Videos, Other Image - Difference Choices
  9. YouTube War/Conclusions and Recommendations
  10. The Plowman's Tale

Texts without page numbers‎ (Pages requiring attention: 0)

Directions

Examples

Texts requiring OCR fixes‎ (Pages requiring attention: 60)

Directions

Correct the OCR errors, with reference to a source text. If the OCR errors are too frequent or there is no source available, this might require deletion.

Examples

  1. Road and Bridge Laws of Illinois (1917)
  2. A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations
  3. Analysis of the Sexual Impulse
  4. Letters from the Battlefields of Paraguay
  5. A Morning of a Landed Proprietor
  6. The Cutting of the Forest
  7. The Strength of Islam
  8. The Percy Anecdotes
  9. Women Under Polygamy
  10. The Faith as Unfolded by Many Prophets

Texts requiring reference fixes‎ (Pages requiring attention: 6)

Directions

Identify references and footnotes included as part of the body of the text. Format them correctly per Help:Footnotes and endnotes.

Examples

  1. A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations
  2. The Faith as Unfolded by Many Prophets
  3. Against Jovinianus
  4. The Sexual Life of the Child
  5. A Moslem Seeker after God
  6. Venus in Furs

No reference tag (Pages requiring attention: 11)

Directions

When <ref> tags are put on a page they need to be specifically cited on a page; add {{smallrefs}}, or a similar template, to the bottom of the page, above the licence template and categories.

Examples

  1. Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company v. Sawyer (343 U.S. 579)/Concurrence Frankfurter
  2. Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company v. Sawyer (343 U.S. 579)/Opinion of the Court
  3. Case of the State Freight Tax
  4. Solomon Etting v. The Bank of the United States
  5. Furman v. Georgia/Concurrence Marshall Appendices

Needs wikifying‎ (Pages requiring attention: 17)

Directions

These works need to have wikilinks added to appropriate pages on Wikisource, Wiktionary or Wikipedia. See Wikisource:Wikilinks for guidance on appropriate wikilinking.

Examples

  1. Uniform Parental Rights Enforcement and Protection Act
  2. Helsinki Final Act
  3. The Two Angry Women of Abington
  4. Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2001
  5. Anglo-Iraqi Treaty
  6. US House Resolution 333
  7. Constitution of Nigeria (1960)
  8. Constitution of the Kingdom of Afghanistan
  9. National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995
  10. Ashtavakra Gita


Hard[edit]

These tasks will take more time to complete in full.

Nonstandard texts (Pages requiring attention: 772)

Directions

These pages do not meet Wikisource's style guide and need to be cleaned up.
There is a large range of possible problems so the time and effort necessary to fix these pages will vary from page to page.

Examples

  1. Conveyance of lands by the Native American Chiefs of the Five Nations
  2. Use of free software in public agencies
  3. On love, meekness, and watching over each other
  4. Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2005
  5. Count Tolstoy in Thought and Action
  6. President Bush Attends Ceremonial Groundbreaking of United States Institute of Peace
  7. General Rules of the International Working Men's Association
  8. Flag Code of India
  9. Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy/Of Magical Ceremonies
  10. Public Law 93-495

Migrated texts requiring clean up‎ (Pages requiring attention: 74)

Directions

These pages have been migrated to a DjVu-based scan but still contain OCR errors, or similar problems, that need to be resolved.
See Help:Proofread.

Examples

  1. The letters of Martin Luther
  2. The Guide for the Perplexed (Friedlander)/Part III/Introduction
  3. The Guide for the Perplexed (Friedlander)/Part II/Chapters
  4. The Guide for the Perplexed (Friedlander)/Introduction
  5. The Guide for the Perplexed (Friedlander)/Translator's Introduction
  6. Three Books of Occult Philosophy
  7. The Guide for the Perplexed (Friedlander)/Part II/Propositions
  8. Threats to the peaceful observance of the bicentennial
  9. The Guide for the Perplexed (Friedlander)/Part III/Chapters
  10. The poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus (Cornish)