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= Societies and Libraries  =
 
 
 
If you are a society or library, the FamilySearch Research Wiki wants to partner with you to promote your organization to the genealogical community.  
 
If you are a society or library, the FamilySearch Research Wiki wants to partner with you to promote your organization to the genealogical community.  
  
 
Placing your information on the Wiki, which has millions of visits every year, will help give you access to many new potential members/visitors.  There are many things you can do:  
 
Placing your information on the Wiki, which has millions of visits every year, will help give you access to many new potential members/visitors.  There are many things you can do:  
  
*'''Create a page about your center. '''Let Wiki visitors know about you and your resources. You can create multiple pages about your society in the Wiki if needed.    
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*'''Create a page about your center. '''Let Wiki visitors know about you and your resources. You can create multiple pages about your society/library in the Wiki if needed.    
*'''Share Record Collections.''' If you maintain record collections, as well as libraries, this is a great way to inform more people about those collections.    
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*'''Share Record Collections.'''  This is a great way to inform more people about your collections.    
*'''Share Membership Benefits.''' If you are looking for new members, you can let Wiki visitors know about your membership benefits.  
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*'''Share Membership/Patron Benefits.''' If you are looking for new members/patrons you can let Wiki visitors know about your benefits and services.  
*'''Share Publications.''' If you offer research documentation, you may list those volumes here along with information on them.  
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*'''Share Publications.''' If you are a society, and offer research documentation, you may list those volumes here along with information on them.  
  
 
Learn more about [[Why the Wiki Benefits Your Society|how the Wiki benefits your society]].  
 
Learn more about [[Why the Wiki Benefits Your Society|how the Wiki benefits your society]].  
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=== Resources To Get You Started  ===
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=== Resources To Get Your Society Page Started  ===
  
*[[Map/Society Page Project|Map/Society Page Project]]
 
 
*[[Map/Society Page Project - How to Create a Society Page|How to Create a Society Page]]  
 
*[[Map/Society Page Project - How to Create a Society Page|How to Create a Society Page]]  
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*[[Help:Creating a society page|Help Creating Your Society Page]]
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*[[Map/Society Page Project|Map/Society Page Project]]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Map/Society_Page_Project_How_to_Edit_a_Society_Page How to Edit a Society Page]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Map/Society_Page_Project_How_to_Edit_a_Society_Page How to Edit a Society Page]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Map/Society_Page_Project_How_to_Edit_a_Society%27s_Infobox How to Edit a Society Page Infobox]<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Map/Society_Page_Project_How_to_Edit_a_Society%27s_Infobox How to Edit a Society Page Infobox]<br>  
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*[[The Brickwall Genealogical Society|The Brickwall Genealogical Society]] - &nbsp;A Sample Page  
 
*[[The Brickwall Genealogical Society|The Brickwall Genealogical Society]] - &nbsp;A Sample Page  
*[[User:Evancol/Sandbox|Wiki Toolkit]]  
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*[[User:Evancol/Sandbox|Wiki Toolkit]]<br>
*[[Help:Creating a society page|Help Creating Your Society Page]]
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=== Resources To Get Your Library Page Started  ===
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*[[Help:Creating a new page|Creating a New Page]][[Image:Library cart.png|right|125x100px|Library cart.png]]
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*[[Help:Editing a Page|Editing a Wiki page]]
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=== Additional Resources  ===
 
=== Additional Resources  ===
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*[[Research Communities on Facebook|Genealogy Research Communities]]  
 
*[[Research Communities on Facebook|Genealogy Research Communities]]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/index.php FamilySearch Forums]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/index.php FamilySearch Forums]
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If you are a society or library, the FamilySearch Research Wiki wants to partner with you to promote your organization to the genealogical community.

Placing your information on the Wiki, which has millions of visits every year, will help give you access to many new potential members/visitors.  There are many things you can do:

  • Create a page about your center. Let Wiki visitors know about you and your resources. You can create multiple pages about your society/library in the Wiki if needed.  
  • Share Record Collections.  This is a great way to inform more people about your collections.  
  • Share Membership/Patron Benefits. If you are looking for new members/patrons you can let Wiki visitors know about your benefits and services.
  • Share Publications. If you are a society, and offer research documentation, you may list those volumes here along with information on them.  

Learn more about how the Wiki benefits your society.

If you need further information, or would like help creating your page, contact Wiki Support at (866)406-1830, or e-mail us at support@FamilySearch.org.


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Resources To Get Your Society Page Started


Resources To Get Your Library Page Started


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