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Notability

If a topic has been described in many reliable sources that are not associated with the subject, it can be said to be notable enough for its own article.
View more at: Wikipedia:General notability guideline

Thank you for using the Article Wizard!

Your article might not be ready now, but it could be improved with some work. When you think your article is ready, please consider using this wizard again (just go back to the start). Or you can create a draft that you can work on in your own time (see below). Whatever you choose, we encourage you to keep helping the Simple English Wikipedia in other ways, such as working on improving existing articles.


What to do now
Create a draft. (For logged-in users only.) Whilst you are working on getting the article ready, collecting information and sources, you can create a draft in your userspace. Later on, when it's ready, you can then move or copy the draft to article space (the "mainspace"). You can start a draft by using the box below.

Good sources
  1. have a reputation for reliability: they are reliable sources
  2. are independent of the subject
  3. are verifiable by other editors
Sources are (nearly) everything

Your topic might be notable, but without good references, nobody else can review it and agree with you, or verify the information in your article. The main thing you will need is (more) reliable sources that are not associated with the subject.

  • Look for more sources!
  • Remember that not every subject in the world is considered notable by Wikipedia. Some that are not might become notable in the future, and some never will.
  • Remember that not every notable subject is encyclopaedic. Things such as FAQs, video game guides, memorials, instruction manuals, directories, lists of links, promotion, and dictionary definitions are not encyclopaedic. See What Wikipedia is not.
  • If you are not sure whether your sources are good enough, or how to write from a neutral point of view, ask another editor to have a look at your work. You can always find help at Simple talk
  • If you are unable to find the sources to support an article, you could post a request at Wikipedia:Requested articles.


If you want to try to find the sources needed for your article, these links may help:

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Find sources: "new article"news · books · scholar · free images.
Remember, though, that many valuable sources are not available online.