Wikipedia:Administrators' reading list


Admins are expected to have an intimate understanding of Wikipedia policy. They are also expected to consistently demonstrate comprehension of these policies. This is especially important regarding the use of abilities entrusted to admins that are unavailable to regular users and editors of Wikipedia.

The following items are considered highly recommended reading material. These pages detail prerequisite knowledge required by an admin:

Should already know


General


Blocking


Closing discussions


Content policies


Controversy


Copyright


Deletion


Page protection


Requests


Rollback


Security


Vandalism


Miscellaneous