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General help for editors

Articles in Lemopedia can be added and edited by all registered users. There are three basic kinds of articles:

  • editions: bibliographical records presenting specific publications of Lem's books in all languages
  • lemology: articles dealing with authors of books dedicated to Lemology and their works
  • elements: a dictionary listing Stanislaw Lem's literary output (topics, ideas, main characters)


To add new bibliographical record:

  1. Search whether the edition in question is missing from the Lemopedia resources (preferably by entering the title and language of publication).
  2. If you have not found the edition, create a new page:
    • in the search box enter the title of the new page according to this example (title should be in English): Title Language Publisher DateOfPublication (for example: Star Diaries German Insel 1961)
    • select "create new page"
  3. In the new page paste the following template:
|Polish title=
|English title=
|publication date=
|first edition=
|cover by=
  1. Fill in the empty fields (leave them blank if you don't have the necesary information)
  2. As the first title put the title of the specific edition.
  3. View the preview page (click "show preview").
  4. If everything seems fine click "save page".
  5. If you have the cover of the particular edition in electronic format (jpg, png, tiff) upload it to Lemopedia resources by clicking on the file name displayed in the upper right corner (red link) of the page. Preferred resolution: 300 dpi, width: 600px.


Within the article put the marker



Within the article put the marker [[category:elements]]. You can also categorize an article according to type of book (np. [[category:Solaris]], character(s) (np. [[category:Ijon Tichy]]) or an idea.