MisesWiki:Featured article criteria

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A featured article represents Mises Wiki's best work. In order to become featured, an article must be subjected to a process of peer review as a featured article candidate against the following standards.

  1. It is—
    • (a) well-written: its prose is of a professional standard;
    • (b) complete: it neglects no major facts or details and places the subject in context;
    • (c) well-researched and accurate: it is a thorough and representative survey of the relevant literature. Claims are verifiable against high-quality reliable sources and are supported by inline citations where appropriate;
    • (d) stable: it is not subject to ongoing edit wars and its content does not change significantly from day to day, except in response to the featured article process.
  2. It follows the following style guidelines—
    • (a) a lead: a concise lead section that summarizes the topic and prepares the reader for the detail in the subsequent sections;
    • (b) appropriate structure: a system of hierarchical section headings and a substantial but not overwhelming table of contents; and
    • (c) consistent citations: where required by criterion 1c, consistently formatted inline citations using either footnotes or Harvard referencing.
  3. Media. It contains images where appropriate, with succinct captions, acceptable copyright status.
  4. Length. It stays focused on the main topic without going into unnecessary detail.