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== Research Pages  ==
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== Researcher Pages  ==
  
*[[User:Ccsmith/sandbox/beginners|'''Get started in doing genealogy research''']]&nbsp;([[User:Ldrew/Sandbox3|Another version]])&nbsp;- new genealogists - how to get started. Could include some about using the wiki as a beginner.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;  
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*'''[[Begin your genealogy quest|Begin your genealogy quest]]'''&nbsp;- new genealogists - how to get started. Could include some about using the wiki as a beginner.&nbsp;
*[[User:Averyld/Sandbox2|'''Locating information about someone''']] - success stories. Step by step how to get a good result on finding more information about an ancestor(s). Not for complete beginners - they at least have a name and a little info. ([[User:Jenson1/sdandbox3|Example 1]] &nbsp;| &nbsp;[[User:Sandbox/sandralpond|Example 2]] &nbsp;| &nbsp;[[User:Averyld/Sandbox3|Example 3]])<br>&nbsp;  
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*[[User:Evancol/Sandbox/Training|'''Learn how to use the wiki for research''']]&nbsp; ([[User:Klk3/sandbox4|Another version]]) (for researchers with a little more experience)&nbsp;- more generic - explaining how the wiki works as a tool for research - use “what links here,” page navigation, features such as watching, topics, etc.<br>&nbsp;  
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:*Page: Steps to get started / Link: Just getting started?
*'''[[User:Jamestanner/Sandbox/Wiki Design|Want more information about a specific locality/topic]]''' -&nbsp;how the place pages work in the wiki<br>&nbsp;  
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:*Page: '''Begin your genealogy quest'''&nbsp;/ Link: Starting your genealogy (moved 11/14)
*'''[[User:Jamestanner/Sandbox/Wiki Design|Organize my genealogy information]]''' -&nbsp;organization methods, software programs<br>&nbsp;
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:*Page: A how-to guide for beginners / Link: A how-to guide<br><br>&nbsp;
*'''Connect with others''' -&nbsp;FHCs, societies, forums, the Facebook pages, etc.<br>  
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*[[User:Jamestanner/Sandbox/Wiki Design|'''Frequently asked Questions''']]
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*'''[[FamilySearch Wiki:About Us|About the Wiki]]''' - success stories. Step by step how to get a good result on finding more information about an ancestor(s). Not for complete beginners - they at least have a name and a little info. ([[Find ancestors through Vital Records|Example 1]] &nbsp;| &nbsp;[[Find an ancestor using Historical Records|Example 2]] &nbsp;| &nbsp;[[Find an ancestor by locality|Example 3]])
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:*Page: Using the Wiki to find an ancestor / Link: Looking for an ancestor?
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:*Alternate link text, needs condensing:&nbsp;Ancestor names aren't found in the Wiki, but see how the Wiki helps you find your ancestors
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:*Case Studies: Using the Wiki - Case study #1/#2/#3
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:*Find an ancestor using the Wiki'''&nbsp;(moved 11/14)'''<br>&nbsp;
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*'''[[Wiki tools for research|Wiki tools for research]]''' &nbsp;(for researchers with a little more experience)&nbsp;- more generic - explaining how the wiki works as a tool for research - use “what links here,” page navigation, features such as watching, topics, etc. (Let's combine this page with the&nbsp;[[Help:Keys to success using the Wiki]]&nbsp;page.)
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:*Page &amp; Link: Wiki Tools
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:*'''Wiki tools for research'''<br>&nbsp;
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*'''[[Organize your genealogy|Organize your genealogy]]''' -&nbsp;organization methods, software programs  
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*'''Organizing your genealogy'''  
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*[[Resources for individual help|Getting Individual Help]]&nbsp;- get or give individual help through FHCs, societies, forums, the Facebook pages, etc.  
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*'''Resources for individual help (moved 11/12)'''<br>&nbsp;
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*'''[[Help:Basic Searches|Search Strategies]]'''&nbsp;- how to search in the wiki (existing help page)<br>Suggestions on where to put this link:
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:*Making the Search Tips words a link to the Search Tips page
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:*Link to the Help:Browsing the Wiki page (Add link under the Search Tips section)
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:*Add Advanced Searching under Research Tools
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:*Change Search Tips to Search Help and Tips:<br>
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:*'''Wiki search tips'''
  
 
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== Contributing Pages  ==
 
== Contributing Pages  ==
  
*'''Add something you know to the wiki''' (getting started steps) - Just get people into their first 3-5 edits to the wiki, what do you need to know to get started? &nbsp;https://vineyard.lds.org/Home/Activity/33<br>&nbsp;
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*'''[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki]]''' (getting started steps) - Just get people into their first 3-5 edits to the wiki, what do you need to know to get started? &nbsp;https://vineyard.lds.org/Home/Activity/33<br>
*'''Find ways you can help''' (things to do)<br>
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:*Page/Link: Make your first edit
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:*'''Share your knowledge by adding to the wiki '''&nbsp;
  
:*[http://www.wikihow.com/Contribute-to-wikiHow?utm_source=welcome_email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=advanced_list&utm_campaign=welcome_email Good example on WikiHow]  
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*'''[[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Help the Wiki grow]]''' (things to do)  
:*Specific ideas (beginning/intermediate/advanced?)  
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*'''How to help the wiki grow'''<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;
::*Edit an article
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::*Request an article
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::*Proofread articles
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::*Add images to articles
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::*Become a moderator
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::*Support &amp; patrolling
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::*etc...
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::*[[Averyld/Sandbox/Sandbox4|Beginner Tasks]]<br>&nbsp;
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*'''[[User:Jamestanner/Sandbox/Wiki Design|Understand how the wiki is organized]]''' (for contributors with a little more experience)<br>&nbsp;  
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*'''[[Help:How the Wiki is organized|Understand how the wiki is organized]]''' (for contributors with a little more experience)  
*'''Connect with others''' - Is this just the [[Community Center|Community Center]]?<br>&nbsp;  
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*goes back to James page... needs to be broken out of the original
*'''Find Contributor Help articles''' - Landing page already exists:&nbsp;https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Contributor_Help<br>&nbsp;  
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*'''Help:How the wiki is organized'''<br>&nbsp;  
*'''Training others to use the wiki and/or contribute to it''' - This is the landing page for “Wiki Trainers” and others like them - "train the trainer"
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*'''[[Community Center|Connect with others]]''' - already exists
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*'''Connect with others'''<br>&nbsp;  
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*'''[[Help:Contributor Help|Find Contributor Help articles]]''' - already exists  
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*'''Contributor Help Articles'''<br>&nbsp;  
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*'''[[Help:Wiki Trainer|Training others to use the wiki and/or contribute to it]]''' - This is the landing page for “Wiki Trainers” and others like them - "train the trainer"  
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*'''Wiki Trainer Help'''
  
 
== <br> Contributing Support  ==
 
== <br> Contributing Support  ==
  
*'''Things to Do''' -
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*'''[[Take part in Wiki care|Take part in Wiki care]]'''
*[[User:Averyld/Sandbox5|Beginners helping with Support]]
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*'''Engage in wiki care'''

Revision as of 20:52, 2 May 2013

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Researcher Pages

  • Page: Steps to get started / Link: Just getting started?
  • Page: Begin your genealogy quest / Link: Starting your genealogy (moved 11/14)
  • Page: A how-to guide for beginners / Link: A how-to guide

     
  • About the Wiki - success stories. Step by step how to get a good result on finding more information about an ancestor(s). Not for complete beginners - they at least have a name and a little info. (Example 1  |  Example 2  |  Example 3)
  • Page: Using the Wiki to find an ancestor / Link: Looking for an ancestor?
  • Alternate link text, needs condensing: Ancestor names aren't found in the Wiki, but see how the Wiki helps you find your ancestors
  • Case Studies: Using the Wiki - Case study #1/#2/#3
  • Find an ancestor using the Wiki (moved 11/14)
     
  • Wiki tools for research  (for researchers with a little more experience) - more generic - explaining how the wiki works as a tool for research - use “what links here,” page navigation, features such as watching, topics, etc. (Let's combine this page with the Help:Keys to success using the Wiki page.)
  • Page & Link: Wiki Tools
  • Wiki tools for research
     

 

  • Getting Individual Help - get or give individual help through FHCs, societies, forums, the Facebook pages, etc.
  • Resources for individual help (moved 11/12)
     
  • Search Strategies - how to search in the wiki (existing help page)
    Suggestions on where to put this link:
  • Making the Search Tips words a link to the Search Tips page
  • Link to the Help:Browsing the Wiki page (Add link under the Search Tips section)
  • Add Advanced Searching under Research Tools
  • Change Search Tips to Search Help and Tips:
  • Wiki search tips


Contributing Pages

  • Page/Link: Make your first edit
  • Share your knowledge by adding to the wiki  


Contributing Support