FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project Alaska Tasks - Borough Histories Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to borough histories on Nebraska borough pages.

This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with copying and pasting in wikitext.

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class. Questions about editing this project?

Instructions

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a borough to edit.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

3. For each borough, you will add information to the borough page by editing in wikitext. Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.

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

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

Wikitext Editing Instructions

Adding the Intro Template

1. Click on your chosen borough name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your borough page.

2. 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.

3. Scroll to the heading History.

4. Open the History heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

5. Click on the word wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box.

6. Place your cursor immediately after the subheading Local History and strike the enter key on your keyboard.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Local History:

{{AK History Intro}}

8. If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template on a separate line before any additional text.

9. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Added borough history intro".

10. Click on the box "Save Page". The task is complete.

11. Follow the directions in the Assignment Chart section below to report your completed task.

12. Save the page and exit. The task is complete.

Example of Completed Heading

Local histories are available for Aleutians East Borough, Alaska. Borough histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Nebraska Local Histories.

Example of a Completed Section

See Aleutians East Borough, Alaska Local History

Assignment Chart Instructions

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 borough of choice.
4. Not all counties are included in the chart below. If your borough is not listed, this task is not needed for your borough.
5. 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.
6. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Aleutians East Borough for adding Family History Center".
7. Click on the box "Save Page".
8. 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 borough box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Aleutians East Borough for societies." Thank you!

Assignment Chart

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
*Aleutians East Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Municipality of Anchorage Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Bristol Bay Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Denali Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Fairbanks North Star Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Haines Borough
Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*City and Borough of Juneau
Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Kenai Peninsula Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Kodiak Island Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Lake and Peninsula Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*North Slope Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Northwest Arctic Borough Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*City and Borough of Sitka Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Skagway Municipality
Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*Unorganized Borough
Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*City and Borough of Wrangell Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
*City and Borough of Yakutat Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Mbitter19 20:11, 4 June 2013 (UTC)