Wikipedia:Copying within Wikipedia
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|This page in a nutshell: When copying content from one article to another, at a minimum provide a |
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Copied content from [[<page name>]]; see that page's history for attribution. It is good practice, especially if copying is extensive, to make a note in an edit summary at the source page as well. Content reusers should also consider leaving notes at the talk pages of both source and destination.
Copying and translating information from a Wikimedia project other than the English Wikipedia is usually possible, since all Wikimedia projects use the same or compatible licensing for most of their content. The edit summary should provide either a link to the original source or a list of all contributors. Additionally, there are templates that can and should be used for attribution. See § Copying from other Wikimedia projects for more info.