Wikipedia:Administrators' reading list

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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