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''We borrowed, (and slightly edited for our own use) this section from [[http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Main_Page Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki]], since we can't say it better.  Again, thanks Library Success!''
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''These guidelines we borrowed, (and slightly edited for our own use) from [[http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Main_Page Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki]], since we can't say it better.  Again, thanks Library Success!''
  
 
#'''"JMRL Reads" is a collaborative project.''' In posting content here, you are tacitly agreeing to let other people edit it. So let them. Avoid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Edit_war edit wars.]
 
#'''"JMRL Reads" is a collaborative project.''' In posting content here, you are tacitly agreeing to let other people edit it. So let them. Avoid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Edit_war edit wars.]
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#'''Don't use this to advertise your product.''' Advertisements will be deleted.  
 
#'''Don't use this to advertise your product.''' Advertisements will be deleted.  
 
#'''Don't infringe on copyrights.''' Any material that is found to be copyright protected from another site or work will be deleted.
 
#'''Don't infringe on copyrights.''' Any material that is found to be copyright protected from another site or work will be deleted.
#'''Explain why you deleted something.''' Of you delete someone else's content, please explain why in the discussion page for the entry.
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#'''Explain why you deleted something.''' If you delete someone else's content, please explain why in the discussion page for the entry.
#'''About blurbs and annotations for books you're recommending:  Write your own! Even though it's tempting, do not borrow from amazon.com, wikipedia, or other sites like them.  Like it says in 6.
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#'''About blurbs and annotations for books you're recommending:''' Write your own!   Even though it's tempting, do not borrow from amazon.com, wikipedia, or other sites like them.  Like it says in 6.

Latest revision as of 14:21, 13 August 2008

These guidelines we borrowed, (and slightly edited for our own use) from [Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki], since we can't say it better. Again, thanks Library Success!

  1. "JMRL Reads" is a collaborative project. In posting content here, you are tacitly agreeing to let other people edit it. So let them. Avoid edit wars.
  2. Use discussion pages : for commentary and opinions, and to broach controversial issues likely to provoke disagreement.
  3. Personal attacks will be deleted. Do not use this space as a platform to bash a person, group or product.
  4. Vandalism will be deleted. Vandalism is any addition, deletion, or change to content made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of this wiki.
  5. Don't use this to advertise your product. Advertisements will be deleted.
  6. Don't infringe on copyrights. Any material that is found to be copyright protected from another site or work will be deleted.
  7. Explain why you deleted something. If you delete someone else's content, please explain why in the discussion page for the entry.
  8. About blurbs and annotations for books you're recommending: Write your own! Even though it's tempting, do not borrow from amazon.com, wikipedia, or other sites like them. Like it says in 6.