FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 10 January 2013

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*LDS Church Records - Wiki Always Team - Utah Pages
 
*LDS Church Records - Wiki Always Team - Utah Pages
  
===  Updates and follow up  ===
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=== Updates and follow up  ===
  
 
*Support Team changes
 
*Support Team changes
  
:*[[User:Evancol|Jane]] has retired as a team leader but is staying on the Community Council and as a Moderator.  
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:*[[User:Evancol|Jane]] has retired as a team leader but is staying on the [[Community Council]] and as a [[Moderator]].  
 
:*[[User:Ldrew|Lee Drew]] is replacing her as a team leader.
 
:*[[User:Ldrew|Lee Drew]] is replacing her as a team leader.
  
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**[http://plus.google.com/communities Google Communities]  
 
**[http://plus.google.com/communities Google Communities]  
 
**[http://fsgroups.com fsgroups.com]  
 
**[http://fsgroups.com fsgroups.com]  
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**No Comments - No further discussion
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*Goals: Evaluate 2012 and give ideas for goals for 2013 Lynda.
 
*Goals: Evaluate 2012 and give ideas for goals for 2013 Lynda.
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**Move to 17 Jan Meeting
  
 
=== Community Council Report  ===
 
=== Community Council Report  ===
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The latest meeting was held on [[FamilySearch Wiki:Community Council/Minutes#January 9, 2013|January 9, 2013]]. Topics covered included [[Moderators]] (removing and suggested new responsibility), Improving communication between all contributors, ways to retain contributors and increase the number of active contributors. --[[User:Cottrells|Steve]] {{toolbar|[[User talk:Cottrells|talk]]|[[Special:Contributions/Cottrells|contribs]]}} 20:22, 10 January 2013 (UTC)
  
 
=== Business/Announcements  ===
 
=== Business/Announcements  ===
  
*[http://www.powersearchingwithgoogle.com/ Google Power Searching Courses] (Free and excellent) - Lee
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*[http://www.powersearchingwithgoogle.com/ Google Power Searching Courses] (Free and excellent) - Lee  
*Volunteer Experience Committee  
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*Volunteer Experience Committee
*Needs:
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:*Testimonial for using the wiki - Success Stories - From perspective of patrons  
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*'''Needs''':
:*Wikipedia editor to edit the FS.org pages
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**Testimonial for using the wiki - Success Stories - From perspective of patrons  
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**Send stories and quotes to [mailto:VasquezJL@familysearch.org Janell Vasquez]
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**Non-FamilySearch Employee - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FamilySearch Wikipedia editor to edit the FS.org article]
  
 
=== New Agenda Items  ===
 
=== New Agenda Items  ===
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Removal of moderators – we have a list now of a bunch of moderators who need to be removed for various reasons. Who should do it and how?  
 
Removal of moderators – we have a list now of a bunch of moderators who need to be removed for various reasons. Who should do it and how?  
  
· Moderators – let’s talk about adding a Things to Do page to their responsibilities<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Moderator|Moderator Talk]]  
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*Moderators – let’s talk about adding a Things to Do page to their responsibilities  
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**Reference Review [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Moderator|Moderator Talk]]
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*Digital Collections - Slight subtitle change for Online Collections to include the word "collections". &nbsp;See example on the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Utah_Online_Collections Utah Statewide Online Collections] title.
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*New LDS Church Records articles are being added that provide information about LDS Stakes and Wards including boundries, online records, etc. &nbsp;See the [[Cache County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Benson Stake link on the Cache County article]]. &nbsp;Kudo's to the&nbsp;Volunteer Experience Committee.
  
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=== Forums Overview  ===
 
=== Forums Overview  ===

Revision as of 04:34, 11 January 2013

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Introduce new members


Kudos go to ...  

  • LDS Church Records - Wiki Always Team - Utah Pages

Updates and follow up

  • Support Team changes
  • Forum replacement: We encourage everyone to look at all the options - this may be a transitional source waiting for FamilySearch to determine a permanent solution
  • Goals: Evaluate 2012 and give ideas for goals for 2013 Lynda.
    • Move to 17 Jan Meeting

Community Council Report

The latest meeting was held on January 9, 2013. Topics covered included Moderators (removing and suggested new responsibility), Improving communication between all contributors, ways to retain contributors and increase the number of active contributors. --Steve (talk| contribs) 20:22, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Business/Announcements

New Agenda Items

Removal of moderators – we have a list now of a bunch of moderators who need to be removed for various reasons. Who should do it and how?

  • Moderators – let’s talk about adding a Things to Do page to their responsibilities
  • Digital Collections - Slight subtitle change for Online Collections to include the word "collections".  See example on the Utah Statewide Online Collections title.
  • New LDS Church Records articles are being added that provide information about LDS Stakes and Wards including boundries, online records, etc.  See the Benson Stake link on the Cache County article.  Kudo's to the Volunteer Experience Committee.


Forums Overview

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