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Genealogical information on records and places consolidated  
 
Genealogical information on records and places consolidated  
  
[[Main_Page|Home Page]]<br>[[Community_Center|Community Center]]
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[[Main Page|Home Page]]<br>[[Community Center|Community Center]]
  
 
Using the Wiki - page of links
 
Using the Wiki - page of links
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| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Accuracy_and_Collaboration https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Accuracy_and_Collaboration]
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| Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| Why we built FamilySearch wiki <br>
 
| Why we built FamilySearch wiki <br>
 
| Make it easy for newbies to connect with other users/contributors  
 
| Make it easy for newbies to connect with other users/contributors  
| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/The_Vision:_Why_We_Built_FamilySearch_Wiki https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/The_Vision:_Why_We_Built_FamilySearch_Wiki]
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| [[The Vision: Why We Built FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
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| Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| Scope of the wiki <br><br>
 
| Scope of the wiki <br><br>
 
| Shorten learning curve by connecting motivated beginners with experienced editors  
 
| Shorten learning curve by connecting motivated beginners with experienced editors  
| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Purpose_and_Appropriate_Topics https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Purpose_and_Appropriate_Topics]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics]]
 
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| Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| Guiding Principles  
 
| Guiding Principles  
 
| Have "help" readily available for new users  
 
| Have "help" readily available for new users  
| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles]]
 
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| &nbsp;Recruiting potential users/contributors  
 
| &nbsp;Recruiting potential users/contributors  
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| '''Intro page with links for new users'''  
 
| '''Intro page with links for new users'''  
| &nbsp; <br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Purpose_and_Appropriate_Topics https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Purpose_and_Appropriate_Topics]
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| &nbsp; <br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics]]
 
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| Beginner Material  
 
| Beginner Material  
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| Guiding Principles  
 
| Guiding Principles  
 
| Help searching/using the wiki  
 
| Help searching/using the wiki  
| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles]]
 
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| Beginner Material  
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| Basic&nbsp;editing etiquette - how to play nice in the sandbox -  
 
| Basic&nbsp;editing etiquette - how to play nice in the sandbox -  
 
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<br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Avoid_Edit_Wars https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Avoid_Edit_Wars]  
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<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:Avoid Edit Wars]]
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Etiquette_Guidelines https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Etiquette_Guidelines]  
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[[FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines]]
  
 
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Join a project! Everyone knows something of value.&nbsp;
 
Join a project! Everyone knows something of value.&nbsp;
  
| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_Register_with_the_Wiki https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_Register_with_the_Wiki] <br>
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| Create a New Page - naming conventions - copy &amp; paste - basic copyright rules - basic&nbsp;internal/external&nbsp;linking  
 
| Create a New Page - naming conventions - copy &amp; paste - basic copyright rules - basic&nbsp;internal/external&nbsp;linking  
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License]
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[[Text of the GNU Free Documentation License]]
  
 
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| Citing Sources  
 
| Citing Sources  
 
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<br>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Edit_a_page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Edit_a_page]  
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<br>[[Edit a page]]
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:FCK_Editor https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:FCK_Editor]
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Copying_and_Pasting_into_a_Wiki_Page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Copying_and_Pasting_into_a_Wiki_Page]  
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[[Copying and Pasting into a Wiki Page]]
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:How_to_Convert_a_Microsoft_Office_Document_into_Wiki_Format https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:How_to_Convert_a_Microsoft_Office_Document_into_Wiki_Format]  
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[[Help:How to Convert a Microsoft Office Document into Wiki Format]]
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Copy_Spreadsheets_into_the_Wiki https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Copy_Spreadsheets_into_the_Wiki]
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[[Copy Spreadsheets into the Wiki]]
  
 
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| Naming a new page  
 
| Naming a new page  
 
| Categories  
 
| Categories  
| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Name_a_new_article https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Name_a_new_article]<br>
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| [[Name a new article]]<br>
 
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| Beginner Material  
 
| Beginner Material  
 
| Renaming a page<br>
 
| Renaming a page<br>
 
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| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:Renaming_a_page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:Renaming_a_page]<br>
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| [[Help:Renaming a page]]<br>
 
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| Beginner Material  
 
| Beginner Material  
 
| Creating a new page  
 
| Creating a new page  
 
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| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_author_an_article_in_the_Wiki https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_author_an_article_in_the_Wiki]<br>
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| [[How to author an article in the Wiki]]<br>
 
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| Beginner Material  
 
| Beginner Material  
 
| Creating a new unlinked page <br>
 
| Creating a new unlinked page <br>
 
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| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_a_page_not_linked_from_an_existing_page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_a_page_not_linked_from_an_existing_page]<br>
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| [[Create a page not linked from an existing page]]<br>
 
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| Beginner Material  
 
| Beginner Material  
 
| Creating a new linked page <br>
 
| Creating a new linked page <br>
 
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| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_a_page_linked_from_an_existing_page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_a_page_linked_from_an_existing_page]<br>
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&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_an_internal_link https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_an_internal_link]
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| Beginner Material  
 
| Beginner Material  
 
| Linking to other Websites <br>
 
| Linking to other Websites <br>
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_an_external_link https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_an_external_link]
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| Discussing page changes  
 
| Discussing page changes  
 
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| &nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:Talk_pages https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:Talk_pages]
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| Beginner Material  
 
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| User pages and user Talk pages  
 
| User pages and user Talk pages  
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:User_page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:User_page]  
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:Discussion_Pages_(Talk_Pages https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:Discussion_Pages_(Talk_Pages])<br>
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[[Help:Discussion Pages (Talk Pages)]]<br>
  
 
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| Community meeting <br>
 
| Community meeting <br>
 
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| [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki_community_meeting https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki_community_meeting]
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Revision as of 19:29, 2 January 2010

Categories Michael's List Kara's List Best Current or needed page 

Recruiting  potential users/contributors

How collaborating on projects helps beginners, intermediates, and advanced genealogists
Use value propositions to attract new users/contributors

Value Propositions: a community that loves family history.

Record & Preserve genealogy knowlege from files and experience.

Genealogical information on records and places consolidated

Home Page
Community Center

Using the Wiki - page of links

Contributing to the Wiki

Is the Wiki for Me?

Recruiting potential users/contributors Accuracy and Collaboration

Offer opportunities for involvement in editing and contributing like welcoming committee,  partner with an editor and link to projects. Entice with:

Why use/contribute to the wiki? "Is the wiki for me?" and Everyone knows something of value.


Accuracy and Collaboration
Recruiting potential users/contributors Why we built FamilySearch wiki
Make it easy for newbies to connect with other users/contributors The Vision: Why We Built FamilySearch Wiki
Recruiting potential users/contributors Scope of the wiki

Shorten learning curve by connecting motivated beginners with experienced editors FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics
Recruiting potential users/contributors Guiding Principles Have "help" readily available for new users FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles
 Recruiting potential users/contributors   Clear paths for users/contributors/professionals  home page/community page/other?
Recruiting potential users/contributors
Recruiting potential users/contributors
  Recruiting potential users/contributors
Beginner Material How to Register and What you are registering for. New Page with new instructions for LDS Account - check if familysearch has one that can be modified.
  Beginner Material  Scope of the wiki

 

Intro page with links for new users  
FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics
Beginner Material Create User Page and talk page - purpose and use of Create page for creating user page?
Beginner Material Guiding Principles Help searching/using the wiki FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles
Beginner Material Editing etiquette Basic editing etiquette - how to play nice in the sandbox -


FamilySearch Wiki:Avoid Edit Wars

FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines


Beginner Material Register 

Basic editing technical -
Italics, bold, headings, numbered lists, bullets

Join a project! Everyone knows something of value. 

How to Register with the Wiki
Beginner Material Purpose and Use of Discussion pages
Beginner Material Content license (Copyright) 
Create a New Page - naming conventions - copy & paste - basic copyright rules - basic internal/external linking

Text of the GNU Free Documentation License

Beginner Material Which browser to use when editing
Beginner Material Italics, bold, headings, numbered lists, bullets Citing Sources


Edit a page

Help:FCK Editor

Beginner Material Guiding Principles
Beginner Material Watching Pages
Beginner Material Copy and paste 

Copying and Pasting into a Wiki Page

Help:How to Convert a Microsoft Office Document into Wiki Format

Copy Spreadsheets into the Wiki

Beginner Material Wiki Policies
Beginner Material Naming a new page Categories Name a new article
Beginner Material Renaming a page
Help:Renaming a page
Beginner Material Creating a new page How to author an article in the Wiki
Beginner Material Creating a new unlinked page
Create a page not linked from an existing page
Beginner Material Creating a new linked page
Create a page linked from an existing page
Beginner Material Linking to wiki pages

 Create an internal link

Beginner Material Linking to other Websites
Create an external link
Beginner Material
Beginner Material
Beginner Material
Beginner Material Discussing page changes  Help:Talk pages
Beginner Material User pages and user Talk pages Help:User page

Help:Discussion Pages (Talk Pages)

Beginner Material Community meeting
FamilySearch Wiki community meeting
Beginner Material
Beginner Material
Beginner Material
Beginner Material
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