has 718 questions, synonyms , and and a tag wiki that seems to cover requesting references:

"References" is our generic tag for questions seeking information about books, papers, presentations, videos of lectures, on-line tutorials, etc., regarding any subject matter that is on-topic for Cross Validated.

currently has four questions (one of them I just retagged) and no tag wiki.

I propose adding as a synonym to . (I don't have five votes, so I'm posting here.) Thoughts?

The meta question Tags for references is related.

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks for bringing our attention to that apparent duplicate! I agree with you and will be happy to merge these two tags, unless there are specific objections to that. $\endgroup$
    – chl
    Mar 25, 2015 at 8:22
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    $\begingroup$ @chl: it doesn't seem to me like waiting any longer will generate any objections. Could you please merge the tags, and add status-completed to this question? Thanks! $\endgroup$ Mar 26, 2015 at 7:24

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The two tags are now merged, and all threads tagged with have been updated.


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