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In general, follow Wikipedia's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style Manual of Style] when creating articles. Here are some guidelines:
 
In general, follow Wikipedia's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style Manual of Style] when creating articles. Here are some guidelines:
* Use sentence case for article titles (also serves as first line of article)
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* Remember that your article is about the named topic ''as it relates to the Folger and the Folger collection''
* Begin with a sentence or two summarizing the topic (the "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style/Lead_section Lead section]")
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* Use sentence case for article titles (unless the article title is, itself, the title of something, e.g. "Manual of Style")
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* Begin each article with a sentence or two summarizing the topic (the "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style/Lead_section Lead section]")
 
* Use level 2 headings for subsections within the article (four or more level 2 headings automatically create a table of contents)
 
* Use level 2 headings for subsections within the article (four or more level 2 headings automatically create a table of contents)
 
* Use level 3 headings for subsections that will not display in a table of contents
 
* Use level 3 headings for subsections that will not display in a table of contents
* Remember that your article is about the named topic ''as it relates to the Folger and the Folger collection''
 

Revision as of 09:19, 18 March 2014

In general, follow Wikipedia's Manual of Style when creating articles. Here are some guidelines:

  • Remember that your article is about the named topic as it relates to the Folger and the Folger collection
  • Use sentence case for article titles (unless the article title is, itself, the title of something, e.g. "Manual of Style")
  • Begin each article with a sentence or two summarizing the topic (the "Lead section")
  • Use level 2 headings for subsections within the article (four or more level 2 headings automatically create a table of contents)
  • Use level 3 headings for subsections that will not display in a table of contents