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PESWiki:Readers' FAQ

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|align="center"|PESWiki:Readers' FAQ

|align="center"|PESWiki:Academy FAQ


|align="center"|PESWiki:Contributing FAQ

|align="center"|PESWiki:Editing FAQ

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This FAQ page addresses some concerns and questions readers may have about PESWiki.

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Q. How do I search PESWiki?

There should be a small search box at the side of the screen, marked search, followed by Go and Search. Just type what you are looking for into the search box and press the Enter key. Or, click Go / Search. See PESWiki:Searching for more details.

You can also use Google's engine or Yahoo's engine to search PESWiki. The Google and Yahoo index will be somewhat outdated, however, as their bots only search on a periodic basis, and may not yet have caught up with our latest edits.

Finally, there are Bookmarklets for PESWiki searching.

Q. How do I do research with PESWiki?

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Q. What is the license agreement on the contents of PESWiki?

PESWiki articles are all open content and are covered by the GNU Free Documentation License. See PESWiki:Copyrights for more information.

Q. Can you mirror/quote entire PESWiki sections?

You may mirror or quote as much as you wish, as long as you maintain the text under the GNU Free Documentation License. See PESWiki:Copyrights.

Q. How do I cite a PESWiki article in a paper?

Cite it as you would any other web page in accordance with the normal citation practice the publication you are submitting the paper to follows. Citing the individual authors is not necessary, but it is suggestecd that you include the retrieval date of the article (and, ideally the history's full timestamp). For more, see PESWiki:Citing PESWiki

Q. I get

Yes, there are a lot of these pages, and they are going to come up fairly often on random. If they just do not interest you, hit the random button another time or two until something that does interest you comes up. However, if you would like to help flesh out these directories by making a PowerPedia article and build PESWiki membership, please consider spending a few minutes researching: look up the information and see if there is a web page or local society. You can E-mail them and ask for "real information" about their topic.

Q. What should I do if I find a error or omission in PESWiki?

You should correct it. See PESWiki:Contributing FAQ for m ore information. Volunteer contributions from those who believe knowledge should be free for everyone make up PESWiki, and the community is always ready to welcome whomever would like to join. Because PESWiki is an all-volunteer project that anyone can edit, errors or omissions can and do creep in. This should be kept in mind when reading the very nature of PESWiki means it should not be trusted completely. Articles frequently contain citations of authoritative works where a reader can verify the information found.