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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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Questions about editing this project?


You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing.
To Print:

  • Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
  • Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
  • Print.

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 a space and then copy and paste the following template:

{{OHnewspaper abstracts|Adams}} }

8. In the template, replace the county Adams with the name of the county you are working on.

9. Hit enter on your keyboard.

10 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Adding OH Newspaper Record repositories template.

11. Click on the Save Page button.

  • If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

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

13. Also, report your finished task on the Ohio FamilySearch Completed Task Google Form. Follow the instructions on the Google form. This step is important for documenting completed wiki volunteer work. Thank you!

Example of a Completed Heading

Finding More Ohio Newspapers

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

Example of a Completed Section

See Mahoning County, Ohio Newspaper Records

Assignment Chart

Remember that NOT all counties have records included in this task. 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."

Indiana County Assignment Chart



County  Name/Date accepted Date Completed
Adams     
Allen     
Bartholomew     
Benton     
Blackford     
Boone     
Brown     
Carroll     
Cass     
Clark     
Clinton     
Crawford     
Daviess     
De Kalb     
Dearborn     
Decatur     
Delaware     
Dubois     
Elkhart     
Fayette     
Floyd     
Fountain     
Franklin     
Fulton     
Gibson     
Grant     
Greene     
Hamilton     
Hancock     
Harrison     
Hendricks     
Henry     
Howard     
Huntington     
Jackson     
Jasper     
Jay     
Jefferson     
Jennings     
Johnson     
Knox     
Kosciusko     
La Porte     
Lagrange     
Lake     
Lawrence     
Madison     
Marshall     
Martin     
Miami     
Monroe     
Montgomery     
Morgan     
Newton     
Noble     
Ohio     
Orange     
Owen     
Parke     
Perry     
Pike     
Porter     
Posey     
Pulaski     
Putnam     
Randolph     
Ripley     
Rush     
Scott     
Shelby     
Spencer     
St Joseph     
Starke     
Steuben     
Sullivan     
Switzerland     
Tippecanoe     
Tipton     
Union     
Vanderburgh     
Vermillion     
Vigo     
Wabash     
Warren     
Warrick     
Washington     
Wayne     
Wells     
White     
Whitley