Wikiversity:Content disclaimer


Wikiversity contains much content on a vast array of topics. A relatively small fraction of these topics are frequently censored by educational, governmental, corporate, parental, and other filtering schemes.

  • Some content may discuss words or language that are considered profane, vulgar, or offensive by some readers. See Wikipedia:Profanity for more information.
  • Some content may include audio, visual, or written representations of people or events which may be protected by some cultures.

Some images may be considered objectionable or offensive by some readers. For example, some articles contain graphical depictions of violence, or depictions of human anatomy.

  • There may be frank discussion of controversial topics. Some subjects that are discussed have criminal applications in some jurisdictions. Others contain information on dangerous or otherwise risky activities (see Wikipedia:General disclaimer and Wikipedia:Risk disclaimer).
  • Some content may contain triggers for people with post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • There may be images and videos which can trigger epileptic seizures and other medical conditions.
  • Since Wikiversity is open to contributions from the public, there may at any time be graffiti present.
  • There may be medical, legal or other information that is normally also the subject of professional opinions; Wikiversity is not a substitute for seeking the help of a professional. Please note: Wikipedia does not give legal advice or medical advice.

Wikiversity's current policy is to include such content, provided it breaches neither any of our existing policies (especially Neutral point of view) nor the laws of the state of Florida in the United States, where Wikiversity is hosted. Some of these articles contain warnings, but many do not.

In any case, Wikiversity is a work in progress, and many articles contain errors, bias, duplication, or simply need tender loving care. We encourage readers to help us fix these problems. The great majority of content is written primarily or solely by individuals who are not subject matter experts, and may lack academic or professional credentials in the area.

Wikiversity contains obscure information that would not be covered in a conventional encyclopedia. Wikiversity's coverage is based on the interests of its volunteer contributors. Readers should not judge the importance of topics based on their coverage in Wikiversity, nor assume that a topic is important merely because it is the subject of a Wikiversity page.