Wikipedia:Citation needed | how to help reduce the backlog

How to help reduce the backlog

A gif showing how to fix a citation needed by adding a reference

Currently, there are over 386,097 articles with "Citation needed" statements. You can browse the whole list of these articles at Category:All articles with unsourced statements.

Frequently the authors of statements do not return to Wikipedia to support the statement with citations, so other Wikipedia editors have to do work checking those statements. With 386,097 statements that need Citation Hunt makes that easier by suggesting random articles, which you can sort by topical category membership.