FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 3 January 2013

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Introduce new members

Kudos go to ... 

Nathan Murphy and the team  who have been adding the online collections to the Wiki pages.  Accessing those collections from the Wiki saved me a lot of time when I was researching my family, recently.  Huge thanks for this resource and the links that have been provided!averyld

Mocavo search engine for adding FamilySearch Research Wiki to the list of sites it searches. Murphynw 17:55, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

Updates and follow up

Community Council Report


New Agenda Items

Benjamin Franklin "Living without a goal is like shooting without a target."

In an effort to move discussion items to completion, I am proposing that we use the following outline, subject to change, as a way to help us achieve  that.  This could be put in a table if we ever get the gridlines back!  For instance, I have been contacting Wiki Project leaders to get the status of those projects on the page "Wiki Projects Seeking Contributors".  I am proposing that we create an Archive page for the finished, cancelled or suspended pages that would have the link to the main project pages on it.  Then, we could have a badge created for those pages so that people would know immediately that the project is finished, etc.

  • Goal for this item: Have an accurate list of ongoing projects 
  • Steps to achieve this goal: 
  • Create an Archive page
  • Move project links to that page
  • Create a badge for the finished project main page
  • Get the badge on those pages
  • Assignments and dates of completion:
  • Evaluation date:averyld 18:09, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda. Possible topics include:
  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki

Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.