Cvillepedia:Verifiability

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Verifiability is one of the core content policies that we strive for here on cvillepedia. Along with our request for a neutral point of view, we feel this policy will strengthen the value of quality of material in cvillepedia's articles. The threshold for inclusion in cvillepedia is verifiability, not truth — that is, whether readers are able to check that material added to cvillepedia has already been published by a reliable source, not whether we think it is true. Editors should provide a reliable source for quotations and for any material that is challenged or is likely to be challenged, or the material may be removed.

cvillepedia differs from the Wikipedia project in that many subjects of interest related to the Charlottesville-Albemarle area have never been published in a reliable, third party source. This should not in itself preclude their inclusion in cvillepedia.

The burden of evidence lies with the editor who adds or restores material. All quotations and any material challenged or likely to be challenged should be attributed to a reliable, published source using an inline citation like the <ref> tag.

Any contentious material lacking a reliable source may be removed, but editors may object if you remove material without giving them sufficient time to provide references. If you want to request a source for an unsourced statement, consider tagging a sentence by adding the {{fact}} template. Alternatively, you may leave a note on the talk/discussion tab requesting a source, or you may move the material to the talk/discussion page.