Wikiversity:Requests for Deletion

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We welcome and appreciate civil discussion of requests to delete or undelete pages when reasonable objections are made or are likely, the advice in Wikiversity:Deletions is followed, and other options have failed. A good attitude is to explain what you have tried, ask for help or advice from fellow Wikiversity participants on what to do now, keep an open mind, accept any community consensus, and focus on how pages can be improved. Finding ways to improve pages is the preferred outcome of any discussion and consensus here. Pages should always be kept when reasonable concerns are adequately addressed. Reasons and responses should be specific and relate to Wikiversity policy or scope in some way, kept brief, and stated in a positive or neutral way. Vague reasons ("out of scope", "disruptive") may be ignored.

A clear consensus should emerge before archiving a request. Often discussion takes a week or more to reach a clear consensus. Remember to add {{dr}} to the top of pages nominated for deletion. You can put "keep", "delete", or "neutral" at the beginning of your response, but consensus is established by discussion and reasoning, not mere voting.

How to begin discussion[edit]

  1. Add {{Deletion request}} or {{dr}} to the image, category or resource nominated for deletion.
  2. Add a new section to the end of this page using the following format:
    == [[Page title]] ==
    reasons why this page ought to be deleted --~~~~

Undeletion requests[edit]

If an article has been deleted, and you would like it undeleted, please list it here. Please try to give as close to the title as possible, and list your reasons for why it should be restored.

Discussions are archived for review purposes. Please start a new discussion to discuss the topic further.

Deletion requests[edit]

Vshustov Copyright Violations[edit]

The following files uploaded by User:Vshustov are improperly credited and/or licensed. The images are tagged as own work, but the user is the subject of the images, the user is not holding the camera, and the works are consistent with 125 other works already proven to be the work of a different photographer.

Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 23:49, 28 May 2017 (UTC)

We are at the same place we've always been. You have an extensive history of uploading files to Wikiversity that claim to be your own work, even when they are not, and even when there is clear proof that they are not. These three files continue that history. You must give credit to the copyright holder or these files will be deleted.
Regarding File:The same man at 18 and 80 years old.jpg, the discussion is ongoing. I will try to summarize above. -- Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 15:10, 29 May 2017 (UTC)