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Description

The purpose of this task is to add a template for other repositories for newspaper records. Add links to WorldCat, and Family History Library Catalog (FHLC).

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext.

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  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
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Questions about editing this project?

Instructions

1. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

2. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

3. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password. Find the sign-in area in the top right-hand corner of the page.

4. Click on the Newspaper section in the Contents.

5. On the right side of the Newspaper heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

6. Click on the word Wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

7. Put your cursor under the subheading Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts Newspaper Section of the county page. Hit the Enter key to put in 2 blank lines.

8. Copy and paste the following template on the 2nd blank line:

{{WA Newspaper abstracts|Adams}}


9. Replace Adams with the name of the county you are working on.

10. Hit Enter on your keyboard.

11 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Added Newspaper Record repositories template.

12. Click on the Save Page button.

13. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Example of a Completed Heading

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as WikiProject Washington Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories newspapers in online catalogs like:

Example of a Completed Section

See Adams County, Washington Newspaper Records

Assignment Chart Instructions

Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit. If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice. Not all counties have records included in this task. Choose from the counties listed in the table below.
4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Cemetery Records Other Respositories template".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.
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If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Adams County for Cemetery Records Other Repositories." Thank you!

Assignment Chart

County  Name/Date Accepted Date Completed
Adams MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)
MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)
Asotin   MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)  MarkhamMJ 03:48, 12 July 2013 (UTC)
Benton   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Chelan   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Clallam   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Clark   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Columbia   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Cowlitz   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Douglas   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Ferry   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Garfield   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Grays Harbor   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Island   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
King   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Kitsap   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Kittitas   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Klickitat   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Lewis   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Okanogan   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pacific   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pend Oreille   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Pierce   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
San Juan   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Skagit   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Skamania   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Snohomish   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Spokane   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Stevens   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Thurston   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Wahkiakum   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Walla Walla   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Whatcom   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Whitman   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Yakima   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:31, 24 July 2013 (UTC)   Ericcharlesperazzo 00:54, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
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