FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator Approval Procedures

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== Steps to be followed when a request is received from someone wishing to be a  Moderator  ==
 
== Steps to be followed when a request is received from someone wishing to be a  Moderator  ==
  
The following questions could be asked to help evaluate if they are capable to fill the role:[[Image:Blue question mark.png|right|80x80px|Blue question mark.png]]  
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*Make sure they understand the responsibilities of a moderator. Direct them to the [[FamilySearch_Wiki:Moderator_Responsibilities|Responsibilities]] page.
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*If they seem agreeable to fulfilling the responsibilites, a Google form has been created for possible moderators to fill out. Direct them to the [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1rSkd45VM4BDzvL3HSF33xLbN2ooIPKF0sNlIKkmetEI/viewform form] and then it will be reviewed.
  
:#Name
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:#Have they created a User page?
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:#What have they contributed to the Wiki?
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:#Do they use the FamilySearch Forums?
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:#What is their experience in genealogy research?
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:#What do they want to achieve by working on the Wiki?
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:#Have they ever been involved in genealogy-related projects with a group of people before?
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If the person seems to be capable, forward the information to [[User talk:Averyld|Lynda Avery]], so that she can follow up and contact the patron.  She will follow up with them, add them to the Moderator page and forward instructions and links to them.  
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*Once the form has been reviewed, Dennis Knox and Howard Camp will contact the patron and help them put the user box on their Talk page and add them to the moderator list. They will also direct the new moderator to the pages they need to review in order to fulfill their duties as a moderator.
  
 
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The Moderator role

One of the responsibilities of the Wiki Support Team involves Role Management, which includes the role of Moderator.

Moderators for the wiki content will come and go. The moderator role assigned to the users will need to be changed accordingly. See FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator for documentation related to the moderator role.  Pages in the wiki related the moderator role include:

  1. FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator
  2. FamilySearch Wiki:The Purpose of Site Moderation
  3. Category:Moderators
  4. Category:Roles in the FamilySearch Wiki
  5. {{Modub}}
  6. Moderator Responsibilities, including Help Wanted pages

Steps to be followed when a request is received from someone wishing to be a  Moderator

  • Make sure they understand the responsibilities of a moderator. Direct them to the Responsibilities page.
  • If they seem agreeable to fulfilling the responsibilites, a Google form has been created for possible moderators to fill out. Direct them to the form and then it will be reviewed.
Blue question mark.png
  • Once the form has been reviewed, Dennis Knox and Howard Camp will contact the patron and help them put the user box on their Talk page and add them to the moderator list. They will also direct the new moderator to the pages they need to review in order to fulfill their duties as a moderator.