Welcome to Wikibooks, Bigwelcome!
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Wikibooks is for collaborative development of free textbooks.

You do not need technical skills to contribute. You can easily change most books. Please introduce yourself, and let us know what interests you.

If you already contribute at other Wikimedia projects, our Wikimedia Orientation should quickly get you started.

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Given the value of the Wikibooks community, it is encouraged for seasoned Wikibookians to welcome new users with this template, which lists some useful links and conventions that are often helpful to new users.


Place {{subst:bigwelcome|~~~~}} on the user's talk page (not the user page itself) to sign it.

There are no rules as to when to welcome new users. Generally, they should have some valid edits (not just their own user- or talk page). At the same time, welcoming users who have been with the project for a while could be taken as a disrespectful hint that they don't understand the project.

See also

  • {{welcome}} – shorter and more succinct than this big welcome
  • {{joinus}} – for unregistered users