Wikipédia:Bistro des non-francophones
Question about finding sources on North Africans in Paris[modifier | modifier le code]
New mobile site for tablets[modifier | modifier le code]
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Would be great if someone could help get this message out to the frwiki community :) And please let us know if you have any questions or feedback. We're available on IRC (wikimedia-mobile) and via email (mobile-lwikimedia.org). Thanks, Maryana (WMF) (discuter) 18 juin 2014 à 02:13 (CEST)
- Thanks for sharing, I translated this message on « Le Bistro » of Today. Greetings, --Floflo (discuter) 18 juin 2014 à 09:21 (CEST)
Idea: Write Wikipedia articles on books used as sources (Please translate this message into French)[modifier | modifier le code]
Dear French Wikipedia community,
Please write Wikipedia articles about books used as sources by Wikipedia articles. Having these articles can help Wikipedians determine the trustworthiness and aspects of the books they use as sources.
- 1. Search a university database like this: http://info.lib.uh.edu - (After entering the book's title, go to the left pane and select "reviews"). If you see at least two book reviews (I believe that the French Wikipedia also asks them to be at least two years apart), there should be notability - You can also get a 14 day trial to Booklist and search for reviews there.
- 2. If you see book reviews, try using Google to see if they are publicly available. If not, use en:WP:RX (the English Wikipedia resource request page) to obtain personal copies.
- 3. Write your article using the book reviews as sources."
- Message translated into French on le bistro. Greetings, --Floflo (discuter) 10 juillet 2014 à 14:38 (CEST)
Al. Blachère[modifier | modifier le code]
Good morning, I would like to ask for some help.
There is an article nominated for deletion on the Hungarian Wikipedia about Al. Blachère, a croquet player of the 1900 Paris Olympic Games. Not much is known about the person digitally, not even his full name, so his notabiliy is strongly questioned. Besides Hungarian, there is only one article existing about him, in Polish. Although there are currently eight on-line sources, but all of them are about the 1900 croquet game, they only mention the player the his results and only available on sports-reference.com. So we are looking for futher information.
First and foremost, my question would be towards those, who are familiar in doing research in libraries or archives in France, if someone could provide us information concerning the whereabouts of French printed sources - or digital sources that Google does not index -, that may contain a brief biography about this person, if available. We are searching for the following data: full name, birth place and date, education info, civil occupation, a brief summary about his sports career, results in other games, time and place of death, maybe name of parents, wife, etc. and a possible photo find would go beyond our expectations.
The best would be if someone could tell exact book-titles and their location, so not just "check Gallica", but for example "check the 1925 French Sports Almanach, published by XY Company, Paris, 1926, 723 pages, which provides short biographies about former croquet players including birth data and photo, a digitalized copy in .pdf is available at www.abcdef.fr/asdfghjkl Menu -> Books -> Search, enter title in the second line, and click on the title among the search results". Or if there are any personal record sheets of the participants of the 1900 Olympic Games available at French National Archives or something?
- Hi Gyrurika :,
- I translated and shared your message on the French « bistro ». You may follow this direct link to read the possible answers (don't hesist to ask for a translation if in French), in case of no one answers here.
- Thanks, --Floflo (discuter) 29 août 2014 à 11:46 (CEST)