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=== '''Pages and Projects That Need Your Help''' ===
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<h2> <b>Pages and Projects That Need Your Help</b>  </h2>
 
<h3> Beginner Projects  </h3>
 
<dl><dd>Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
 
</dd></dl>
 
<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li><a href="Help:Categorization">Adding Categories</a>
 
</li><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup">Repair Broken Links</a>
 
</li><li>Add information to your county and/or city pages.
 
</li><li>Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
 
</li><li>Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
 
</li><li>Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.
 
</li></ul>
 
</dd></dl>
 
</dd></dl>
 
<h3> Stub Pages  </h3>
 
<dl><dd>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 <a _fcknotitle="true" href="FamilySearch Wiki:Stub">FamilySearch Wiki:Stub</a>. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
 
</dd></dl>
 
<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li><a href="Adair, Iowa">Adair, Iowa</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa">Adams Township, Dallas County, Iowa</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Adel, Iowa">Adel, Iowa</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Anthon, Iowa">Anthon, Iowa</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Arbor Hill, Iowa">Arbor Hill, Iowa</a>
 
</li></ul>
 
</dd></dl>
 
</dd></dl>
 
<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li>For additional Iowa stub pages see <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Iowa_stubs">List of Iowa Stub Pages</a>
 
</li></ul>
 
</dd></dl>
 
</dd></dl>
 
<p><br />
 
</p>
 
<h3> Wanted Pages  </h3>
 
<dl><dd>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: <a href="http://bcove.me/m9ttknth">Creating a Wiki Article</a> <a href="http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html">Searching for and Creating Articles</a>.
 
</dd></dl>
 
<dl><dd>Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
 
</dd></dl>
 
<dl><dd><dl><dd><ul><li>
 
</li><li>Look through the <a href="Special:WantedPages">list of wanted pages</a>
 
</li></ul>
 
</dd></dl>
 
</dd></dl>
 
<h3> Maintaining Existing Pages </h3>
 
<dl><dd><dl><dd>Check and fix broken links
 
<ul><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling">Patrolling</a>
 
</li><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages">Patrolling New Pages</a>
 
</li><li><a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes">Patrolling Recent Changes</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Categorization">Add Catagories to pages</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki">How to Make Your First Edit</a>
 
</li></ul>
 
</dd></dl>
 
</dd></dl>
 
<h3> Specific Needs for Your Area  </h3>
 
<dl><dd><ul><li>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.
 
</li><li>2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the <a href="mailto:support@familysearch.org">Support Team</a>
 
</li></ul>
 
</dd></dl>
 
<h3> Other Help Wanted Projects  </h3>
 
<dl><dd>If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki">Wiki Help Wanted</a> page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.
 
</dd></dl>
 
  
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=== Beginner Projects  ===
  
<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Iowa">Iowa</a> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:States_of_the_United_States">States_of_the_United_States</a>
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:Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.
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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.
 +
::*Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
 +
::*Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.<br>
 +
::*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.
 +
 
 +
=== Stub Pages  ===
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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:
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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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<br>
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=== 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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: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]]
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::*Look through the [[Special:WantedPages|list of wanted pages]]
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<br>  
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=== Maintaining Existing Pages  ===
 +
 
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::Check and fix broken links
 +
::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling|Patrolling]]
 +
::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages|Patrolling New Pages]]
 +
::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes|Patrolling Recent Changes]]
 +
::*[[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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<br>
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=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
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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]
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=== Other Help Wanted Projects  ===
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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.
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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.