Training modules/dashboard/slides/10908-why-cite

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Why cite?[edit]

Everything you write on Wikipedia must be attributable to a reliable source.

Wikipedians are working to create an accurate encyclopedia. Adding sources means that your work can be fact-checked by these editors.

Editors (yourself included) can challenge unreferenced statements by adding a {{fact}} tag in WikiCode, which adds a [citation needed] tag to the statement. Some editors remove unreferenced material on sight.