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=== '''Pages and Projects That Need Your Help'''  ===
  
[[Image:Volunteers wanted II.jpg|center|Volunteers wanted II.jpg]]
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=== Beginner Projects  ===
  
== Many Hands Make Light Work...  ==
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:Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
  
Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.  
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::*[[Help:Categorization|Adding Categories]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup|Repair Broken Links]]
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::*Add information to your county and/or city pages.
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::*Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
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::*Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.<br>
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::*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.
  
===== [[Image:Volunteer icon 2 flat.png|left|40x25px|Volunteer icon 2 flat.png]][http://goo.gl/bMX6x Fill out this form]&nbsp;to get started as a Wiki Volunteer and let us know what you're interested in helping with. =====
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=== Stub Pages ===
 
 
== '''Pages &amp; Projects That Need Your Help'''  ==
 
  
=== Beginner Projects  ===
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:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article [[FamilySearch Wiki:Stub]]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
  
:Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
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::*[[Adair, Iowa|Adair, Iowa]]
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::*[[Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa]]|Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa]]
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::*[[Adel, Iowa|Adel, Iowa]]
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::*[[Anthon, Iowa|Anthon, Iowa]]
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::*[[Arbor Hill, Iowa|Arbor Hill, Iowa]]
  
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::*For additional Iowa stub pages see [[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Iowa_stubs List of Iowa Stub Pages]]
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=== Stub Pages  ===
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=== Wanted Pages  ===
  
:A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, click here: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub Instructions for filling out stub articles]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article] [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
  
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:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
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::*[[Iowa Voting Registers|Iowa Voting Registers]]
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::*[[Iowa State Archives|Iowa State Archives]]
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::*[[Library of Iowa|Library of Iowa]]
  
:''Instructions for moderator: ''To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here...[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Stub sorting/Stub types|See the locality in Stub Types]].
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::*Look through the [[Special:WantedPages|list of wanted pages]]
  
=== Wanted Pages  ===
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:A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article] [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
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=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
  
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
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::Check and fix broken links  
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling|Patrolling]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages|Patrolling New Pages]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]
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::*[[Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]
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::*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|How to Make Your First Edit]]
  
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::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedPages Look through more wanted pages here]
 
  
=== Moderator Needed ===
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=== Specific Needs for Your Area ===
  
:A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in (State). Would you like to help as a moderator?
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:*1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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:*2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the [mailto:support@familysearch.org Support Team]
  
 
=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
 
=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
  
:If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Wiki Help Wanted page]] that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
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:If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Wiki Help Wanted]] page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
  
[[Category:Help_Wanted]]
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[[Category:Iowa]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]

Revision as of 22:59, 21 March 2013

Pages and Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
  • Adding Categories
  • Repair Broken Links
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.

Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article FamilySearch Wiki:Stub. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:


Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: Creating a Wiki Article Searching for and Creating Articles.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:


Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links


Specific Needs for Your Area

  • 1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  • 2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the Support Team

Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a Wiki Help Wanted page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.