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::As you learn tips and tricks that will help you in your genealogy research, instead of Bookmarking or creating a Favorite in your browser, go to the Wiki page for that locality or topic, and add a note about the resource. Then you and anyone else researching in that area/topic will be able to find it too.
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::As you learn tips and tricks that will help you in your genealogy research, instead of Bookmarking or creating a Favorite in your browser, go to the Wiki page for that locality or topic, and add a note about the resource. When you share, other researchers in that area/topic will be able to find that information as well.
  
 
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::If you would like to work with others who are trying the wiki together, see the following:  
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== More information?  ==
 
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:If you would like to know more about what the Wiki is, the following links will help:
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Revision as of 20:12, 2 November 2013


Welcome to the Research Wiki

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Click to learn more about how the FamilySearch Research Wiki can help you:



Research your Family History

In the Wiki, you can learn what records exist in specific areas or topics. Here are some articles to help you get started:
1. Research Help
2. Wiki Search Tips


Preserve your Research Knowledge

    Share your knowledge with others

You know something that can help other researchers find their family members. Contribute your knowledge to the wiki to give others tips about researching in a specific area or topic.
  • The Contributor Help page is the central resource for instructions about how to edit in the Wiki.
  • Projects Seeking Contributors lists some of the community projects that are currently being worked on.
  • There is a Community Meeting for New Wiki Contributors on Thursday afternoons. Come to learn more about how to edit in the Wiki.


    Store Information in the Wiki

As you learn tips and tricks that will help you in your genealogy research, instead of Bookmarking or creating a Favorite in your browser, go to the Wiki page for that locality or topic, and add a note about the resource. When you share, other researchers in that area/topic will be able to find that information as well.
Here are a few links to get you started:
If you would like to work with others on the wiki, see the following:



More information?

If you would like to know more about the Wiki and its function, the following links will help: