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==Intellectual Property Notice==
 
==Intellectual Property Notice==
  
This project, including all user contributions, are licensed under a [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/ Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License]. Please familiarize yourself with the terms of this license so that you understand them before you contribute your work to the project.
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This project, including all user contributions, are licensed under a [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/ Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License].   Please familiarize yourself with the terms of this license so that you understand them before you contribute your work to the project.
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==Research==
 
==Research==
  
Plagiarism - it is totally unacceptable to cut and paste content from other websites.  If you can't state ideas in your own words, leave a link to your source in the talk page and someone will look over it later.
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===Plagiarism===
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It is totally unacceptable to cut and paste content from other websites.  If you can't state ideas in your own words, leave a link to your source in the talk page and someone will look over it later.
  
References - while we don't have the reference functionality at the moment, I'd like contributors to leave links to their sources in talk pages - this way when references are implemented, these links can be installed in the article.
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'''Note:''' ImperialWiki is not intented to be a comprehensive encyclopedia of [http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Portal:Main all things Star Trek], [http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page all things Star Wars], or any other franchise. ImperialWiki is meant to be a resource for cross-over debators and fan fiction writers. Please do not duplicate the work of other wikis here.
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===References===
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Be sure to cite your sources: either list the print source and any relevant information such as page number, or a link to the website (see [[Help:Contents|help]] for instructions).
  
 
==Admissible Evidence==
 
==Admissible Evidence==
  
Only 'canon' or admissible evidence belongs in the body of an article.  Fanon and other non-canon facts must be separated into a clearly named section of the article.  Conflicts between higher- or lower-level admissible evidence should be brought up on the talk page in question.
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Only [[canon]] or admissible evidence belongs in the body of an article.  Fanon and other non-canon facts must be separated into a clearly named section of the article.  Conflicts between higher- or lower-level admissible evidence should be brought up on the talk page in question.
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==Formatting and Quality==
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Please don't overuse headings.  Every paragraph does not need a heading.
  
==Formatting==
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===Images===
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It is almost always better to use the thumbnail functionality instead of inlining a full-size image.  Every example of something does not need an inlined image.  Link to image collections through references.
  
Headings - please don't overuse headingsEvery paragraph does not need a heading.
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===Quality===
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Articles of low quality may be removed.  Indicators of low quality include poor English, cut-and-pasted content and inappropriate tonePlease take care to write original articles of reasonable quality in an academic tone.
  
Images - it is almost always better to use the thumbnail functionality instead of inlining a full-size image. Every example of something does not need an inlined image.  Link to image collections through references.
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===References===
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* The titles of movies, books, magazines, and television series should be ''italicized''.
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* The titles of magazine articles and specific TV episodes should be "quoted".

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