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== '''General Projects'''  ==
 
 
 
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| Help to make the "Getting Started"&nbsp;pages for Wiki users work better for new users:<br>
 
:*New Wiki Users/Researchers:&nbsp;Focus on HOW&nbsp;to use the Wiki
 
:*Wiki Contributors:&nbsp;Focus on how to GET&nbsp;STARTED contributing to the Wiki
 
:*Community:&nbsp;Give resources for how community users can connect more easily with each other; restrict links to only those that relate to community discussion and collaboration
 
:*Especially:
 
::*[[Help:Tour|Wiki Tour]]
 
::*[[Help:Edit and Contribute|Edit and Contribute]]
 
::*[[Community Center|Community Center]]
 
 
 
'''Is anything being done with this? Tour &amp; Edit &amp; Contribute done - no feedback yet on Community Center'''
 
 
 
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| [[User:Jenson1|Jenson1]]<br>[[User:Evancol|evancol]]
 
| In progress - see talk pages of these links
 
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| Encourage use of citations '''or this?'''
 
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== '''Community Involvement Projects'''  ==
 
 
 
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| Evaluate Wiki Community Meetings<br>
 
:*Name and functions of Tues 1pm contributor meetings&nbsp;
 
:*Evaluate purpose and topics of Thurs 2pm contributor meetings '''(needs to be decided quickly. &nbsp;discuss in Help meeting - add researchers?) &nbsp;Jane is trying to come up with a class schedule of 4 classes'''
 
 
 
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| [[User:Evancol|evancol]]
 
| In progress<br>
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Community Dialogue Summary|Creation of Talk Digest]]/place to [[FamilySearch Wiki:Tech Support Suggestions|track community suggestions]]<br>
 
:*Need to come to consensus and build - what is it supposed to be? '''(nothing since June - do we need to advertise this page? &nbsp;Does anyone know about it?_ talk to Jane about this one - decision to not keep up page'''<br>
 
 
 
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| [[User:Evancol|evancol]]<br>
 
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== '''Help Content'''  ==
 
 
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Improving the Help content|Improve the Help Content]]<br>
 
:*Related links:
 
::*[[:Category:Help]]
 
::*[[:Category:How to articles]]
 
::*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/index.php?title=Special%3AAllPages&from=&to=&namespace=12 All articles in the Help namespace]
 
 
 
| [[User:Evancol|evancol]]&nbsp;
 
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<br>[[User:Sbfunk|Sbfunk]]<br>[[User:Jenson1|Jenson1]]
 
 
 
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'''Biggest part is done - needs to be maintained'''
 
 
 
'''Help Content Comm. Elder Knight help with remaining pages that need to be edited'''
 
 
 
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| Review [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Improving the Help content/Needed How To Articles|Needed How To Articles]] for possible creation
 
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| [[User:Jenson1|Jenson1]]<br>[[User:Sbfunk|Sbfunk]]<br>
 
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'''Wiki Basics done? &nbsp;Take off list?''' '''Talk to Rorie - have completed list at bottom'''
 
 
 
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| Review Help&nbsp;Center Help vs. Wiki Help
 
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| Waiting for Help to be loaded into Help Center '''(still in progress?)Help center (Kanisa) check these - only 25 in Help center'''<br>
 
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== '''Administrative Maintenance'''  ==
 
 
 
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| Adoptions
 
:*Help determine and define how the adoption setup process works.&nbsp;
 
:*Help new adoptors get started building their pages.<br>
 
:*Contact adopters as needed.<br>
 
 
 
| [[User:Jenson1|Jenson1]]
 
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<br>[[User:Evancol|evancol]]
 
 
 
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'''Paused'''
 
 
 
'''Training&nbsp;'''comm.
 
 
 
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== '''General Maintenance'''  ==
 
 
 
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| Discuss file types - should doc and xls files be banned because they allow potentially harmful macros?<br>
 
:*Note:&nbsp;search for the file type in [[Special:ListFiles]]
 
:*'''Add to training Elder Smith'''
 
:*'''file to convert to pdf files is available'''
 
:*'''needs to be added to documentation''''''add to doc and xls files that they are not acceptable - Elder Funk - identify them - encourage to be added as text instead of files<br>'''
 
 
 
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| Need to align the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance Templates|Maintenance Templates]] and the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Policies|Policies]] so that there are templates for the various policies, and vice versa.'''(is anything happening?)&nbsp;(J - no, nothing yet, but this can go with the maintenance committee, this would be a good one to do something with quick)'''
 
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| [[User:Jenson1|Jenson1]]<br>[[User:Sbfunk|Sbfunk]]<br>
 
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== '''Roles and Responsibilities'''  ==
 
 
 
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| Determine procedures for tracking who has what roles, work with '''sysop''' to ensure follow-up'''&nbsp;(J - Janell and Fran for now keeping spreadsheet up to date - addedthis to the projects section of the Current Support Work page)'''
 
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| Discuss with community procedures for requesting an additional role of Reviewer or Moderator. Document in necessary pages.'''&nbsp;(J - I think this is done but just needs documentation on the Reviewer aspect)'''<br>
 
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| [[User:Jenson1|Jenson1]]<br>
 
| '''Done - needs documentation'''<br>
 
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| Ensure pages about roles and responsibilities and rights are well interlinked with necessary pages. <br>
 
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== '''Policies and Guidelines (needs improvement)'''  ==
 
 
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Policies/Proposed enhancements|Proposed Enhancements to Policies]]'''&nbsp;(nclude length of time before content article is deleted)'''
 
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| Integration
 
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| Links &amp; Content Editing Needed
 
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| [[:Category:FamilySearch Wiki policies and guidelines]] <br>should equal: <br>[[:Category:FamilySearch Wiki policy]]
 
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| Review of [[User:JensenFA/Policies and Procedures|this page regarding ongoing policy discussions]]<br>
 
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(J - can't figure out where these ones go, what do you think?) <br>
 
 
 
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== '''Governance Procedures (need creation)'''  ==
 
 
 
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What is the process for bringing a suggestion up for a proposal, then through discussion, to a decision, and through implementation?&nbsp;'''(J - this goes with one of the future leadership committees - can't remember the name now)''' Wiki Improvement &amp; Decisions comm.
 
 
 
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| <br>[[User:Evancol|evancol]]
 
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| What are the procedures for requesting Reviewer or Moderator rights? '''(What are responsibilities for Moderator?)&nbsp;(J - see above, this is done, but needs to be documented for the Reviewer role.)'''
 
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| '''Done - needs documentation'''
 
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== '''Additional potential projects'''  ==
 
 
 
:*[[Community Meeting Agenda 19 January 2010#Join_Wiki_Community_Maintenance_Projects|Meeting notes with list of potential maintenance projects]]<br>
 
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Topics needed by new wiki contributors|Topics needed by new wiki contributors]] (integrate specifics in this section into the projects above)
 
 
 
== '''Completed Projects'''  ==
 
 
 
Create training/tutorial videos for contributor<br>
 
 
 
{{unsigned|[[User:Averyld|Lynda]] 20:06, 14 February 2012 (UTC)}}
 

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