Wikipedia:Reference desk

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Wikipedia Reference Desk

The Wikipedia reference desk works like a library reference desk. Ask a question here and Wikipedia volunteers will try to answer it.

Before asking a question, please try the search boxes at right to search Wikipedia as a whole or the Reference Desk archives. See also the Reference Desk guidelines.

Note: Legal or medical advice is prohibited. Further information is available at Wikipedia's legal and medical disclaimers. See also Medical advice guidelines.

 

For information on any topic, choose a category for your question:

Computing reference desk

Entertainment reference desk

Humanities reference desk

Computers and ITEntertainmentHumanities
Computing, information technology, electronics, software, and hardwareSports, popular culture, movies, music, video games, and TV showsHistory, politics, literature, religion, philosophy, law, finance, economics, art, and society

Language reference desk

Mathematics reference desk

Science reference desk

LanguageMathematicsScience
Spelling, grammar, word origins, linguistics, language usage, and translation requestsMathematics, geometry, probability, and statisticsBiology, chemistry, physics, medicine, geology, engineering, and technology

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Miscellaneous reference desk

Reference desk archives

TravelMiscellaneousArchives
Tourism, vacations, and travel

Desk administered by sister project Wikivoyage (External Link)

For questions that don't fit in any of the other categoriesOld questions are archived daily


For help specific to the operation of Wikipedia:

Help desk

Village pump

Editor assistance

Teahouse

Help deskVillage pumpEditor assistanceThe Teahouse
Ask general questions about using WikipediaAsk about specific policies and operations of WikipediaA place to ask for help regarding content issues and disputes.A friendly place to help new editors become accustomed to Wikipedia culture.


For Wikipedia reference information:
Help directoryCiting WikipediaResolving disputesVirtual classroom
Information and instructions on every aspect of WikipediaHow to cite Wikipedia as a referenceFor resolving issues between usersAn advanced guide on everything Wikipedia
Further information Wikipedia department directory


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