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=== Beginner Projects  ===
 
=== Beginner Projects  ===
  
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:Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.&nbsp;
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::*[[Help:Categorization|Adding Categories]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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::*Add information to your county and/or city pages.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
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::*Prepare county histories - county section of each state.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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::*Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.&nbsp;&nbsp;
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::*Migration routes
  
 
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::*[[Adamsville, Ohio|Adamsville, Ohio]]  
 
::*[[Adamsville, Ohio|Adamsville, Ohio]]  
 
::*[[Dayton, Ohio|Dayton, Ohio]]  
 
::*[[Dayton, Ohio|Dayton, Ohio]]  
::*[[Bay Village, Ohio|Bay Village, Ohio]]
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::*[[Bay Village, Ohio|Bay Village, Ohio]]  
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::*[[East Cleveland, Ohio]]
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::*[[Hunting Valley, Ohio]]
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::*[[Independence, Ohio]]
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::*[[Miami County, Ohio]]
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::*[[Youngstown, Ohio]]
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:''Instructions for moderator:'' To see all of the stub articles for your locality, review [[:Category:{{#replace:{{#replace:{{PAGENAME}}|pages|stubs}}|Help wanted on the|}}]].
  
 
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:''Instructions for moderator: ''To see all of the stub articles for your locality see [[:Category:Ohio stubs]].
 
  
 
=== Wanted Pages  ===
 
=== Wanted Pages  ===
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::*[[Ohio River]]  
 
::*[[Ohio River]]  
 
::*[[Ohio and Erie Canal]]  
 
::*[[Ohio and Erie Canal]]  
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::*[[African-American Resources for Ohio]]
 
::*[[Special:WantedPages|Look through more wanted pages here]]
 
::*[[Special:WantedPages|Look through more wanted pages here]]
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== Ongoing Projects  ==
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::*[[Projects Seeking Contributors|Wiki Projects seeking contributors<br>]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Cleanup|Wiki Cleanup Projects]]
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=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
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::*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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::*If you are interested in being the moderator for Ohio, please contact the [mailto:support@familysearch.org Support Team]
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=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
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::Check and fix broken links
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling|Patrolling]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages|Patrolling New Pages]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]
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::*[[Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]
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::*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|How to Make Your First Edit]]
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== Other Help Wanted  ==
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">The Country pages, the state and provenience pages, and the county and parish pages need you!&nbsp;To learn more about what help is needed in specific countries enter the words 'help wanted' in the search box and click on the country you have an interest in. At the bottom of most of these pages is a list containing instructions and information on what is needed for that particular area.</span>&nbsp; <span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />&nbsp; <span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">In addition to that, here are some simple ways you can add information other researchers need!</span>&nbsp;
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::*[[Create an external link|Add links]] to the&nbsp;[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/browseByCategory David Rumsey Map Collection] for the state or county in question. For an example, see the [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]].&nbsp;
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::*Add each state or county's creation date and parent states/counties. This information can be found using the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Place Search] in the Family History Library Catalog.&nbsp;
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::*Add links to digitized state and county histories. A large collection of such histories is [http://sites.lib.byu.edu/fhc//index.php Brigham Young University's Family History Archives]. A shortcut to searching it for local histories is on the [[BYU-FHL Digital Book Collection|BYU-FHL Digital Books Collection page.]]&nbsp;
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::*The Research Wiki is also available in ten other [[FamilySearch Wiki:Non-English versions of the wiki|languages]]. You can help by [[FamilySearch Wiki:Translation|translating pages]] into one of the other languages.
  
 
=== Moderator Needed  ===
 
=== Moderator Needed  ===

Revision as of 23:15, 5 March 2013

FamilySearch Wiki Needs Volunteers to Help...

Many Hands Make Light Work...

Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.

Volunteer Wiki


Pages & Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages. 
  • Adding Categories   
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.   
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.   
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.  
  • Migration routes

Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: Instructions for filling out stub articles. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
Instructions for moderator: To see all of the stub articles for your locality, review Category: Ohio stubs.


Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here:  Creating a Wiki Article or Searching for and Creating Articles.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

Ongoing Projects

Specific Needs for Your Area

  • State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  • If you are interested in being the moderator for Ohio, please contact the Support Team

Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links

Other Help Wanted

The Country pages, the state and provenience pages, and the county and parish pages need you! To learn more about what help is needed in specific countries enter the words 'help wanted' in the search box and click on the country you have an interest in. At the bottom of most of these pages is a list containing instructions and information on what is needed for that particular area.    In addition to that, here are some simple ways you can add information other researchers need! 

Moderator Needed

A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in Ohio. Would you like to help as a moderator?

Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a Help wanted on the Wiki page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.