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Meta tag for defining scope of the site?

There's a few questions on Meta already which have to do with defining the scope of this site: What is our site NOT about? What's "Too basic" or "General reference" for this ...
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What's "Too basic" or "General reference" for this site?

One of the major downfalls of some Stack Exchange sites is a lack of quality, expert level questions. I have seen sites fail because the questions were all essentially "too basic" or "general ...
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Isn't one user overseeding during the private beta? [closed]

When it comes to the question, one user is seeding a lot of questions. I am happy that he puts a lot of effort and enthusiasm. However, I have serious doubts if it is not overdoing. I.e. high number ...
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How should references to journal articles be provided?

Many questions and answers will involve citing journal articles and other scientific works. Clearly, it's desirable if there is a link to a free online version of the article. However, such links (e.g....
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What is our site NOT about?

Reading the The 7 Essential Meta Questions You'll notice Super User has laid out what items are on topic AND off topic on their site. Database Administrators has also done a superb job outlining ...
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How should specific subject areas be tagged?

This question begs for a Cognitive Psychology tag (though I can't retag yet), but could also be Cognitive Ergonomics. How should we handle tagging specific subject areas? Just the single most ...
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Are questions about Human Computer Interaction (HCI) research on or off topic?

I was particularly interested in this site since I'm designing and evaluating a novel user interface for my thesis. During my design process I would like to back up design decisions with theory. A ...
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