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To preserve edit histories and observe the attribution requirements of the licenses, content from our sister projects should be imported rather than simply pasted into a new module. Wikibooks administrators and importers can import pages from any of the English-language projects, Simple English Wikibooks, Meta, and Wikispecies.

Requests to import can be made to help in making or expanding a book, and to move works from other projects that fit Wikibooks' scope. Place requests below and an administrator will try to perform the import promptly.

Note that administrators are not responsible for moving and cleaning up pages. Please watch this page for when the import is complete and take care of the imported page.

Administrators and importers: To import a page, go to Special:Import. After import, add {{dewikify}} to the page and make a note where the imported page has ended up. Pages will by default import into Transwiki:Page's name.

Where non-free media is required in a book, editors may request an administrator or uploader to upload the file by making a request below. Please provide the non-free media rationale.

Pages with extremely long edit histories may fail to import. In this case, a single revision which gives attribution to the source wiki will be imported. While this isn't ideal, it should satisfy our licensing. Note that repeated attempts to import may eventually bring over the history, so if it fails on the first attempt, you might want to try it a few more times. Please see bug 15000 (and vote for it to get it resolved sooner).

Import and Merge[edit]

Use this section for imports that need to be "history-merged" with a module that has already been started using copy-paste.

Add requests using the form:

*[[Project:Page name]] → [[Target Page]] ~~~~
Seems this has already been done by the user by cut-and-paste, which should be fine since only the user had edited the page at Wikipedia. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 16:51, 17 June 2016 (UTC)
Yes. Special:CentralAuth suggests that Amtoffee is the same here and on Wikipedia.--Jusjih (discusscontribs) 01:17, 22 April 2017 (UTC)

Template:Cite AV media[edit]

Should we bring w:Template:Cite AV media here to fill the red link at Template:YouTube, please? I have not done it as the process looks complex. Thanks.--Jusjih (discusscontribs) 21:04, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

I agree, let's avoid to reinvent the wheel. JackPotte (discusscontribs) 23:46, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
English Wikipedia redirects Template:Cite video to Template:Cite AV media, so I just filled in a redirect with opposite direction here. I would like to cancel this request to import. I cannot move Template:Cite video to Template:Cite AV media as only any administrator may do it, as I am not yet an administrator here.--Jusjih (discusscontribs) 03:31, 5 March 2017 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done JackPotte (discusscontribs) 10:38, 5 March 2017 (UTC)
Please also fix the fully protected double redirects: Template:Cite audio and Template:Cite media.--Jusjih (discusscontribs) 16:53, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done I did it before my bot. JackPotte (discusscontribs) 21:35, 7 March 2017 (UTC)