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<div style="position:absolute; top:95px; left:13px; width:650px;">Join one of our active topic specific WikiProjects & work with volunteers to create and develop enriching content that will help others in their research.</div>
<div style="position:absolute; top:95px; left:13px; width:650px;">Make a difference. Join one of our active topic specific WikiProjects and work with volunteers to discover and share enriching content that will help others track down their ancestors.</div>

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Content Projects
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A Barn-Raising is a monthly activity the entire community can participate in, every month it changes based on the community's needs. See what's happening!
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Volunteer Roles

Wiki Projects by Topic

Make a difference. Join one of our active topic specific WikiProjects and work with volunteers to discover and share enriching content that will help others track down their ancestors.

Wiki Activities by Location
Want to help on a specific U.S. State? Click on a state on the map below to go to its Help Wanted Article. State Moderators have a variety tasks needing your assistance.

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This is a list of the WikiProjects that are currently active and working on content. Project teams are always seeking additional community members to help with their projects, so feel free to join a group and have fun!

To learn about Wiki Projects, follow this link.

For projects that have been completed or inactive at this time, see Inactive.  Many of these projects could still use additional information.

United States Wiki Projects

Project Description
United States adding content that relates to the whole of the United States. Also scoping of tasks so that they are consistent throughout US State and US County pages.
Idaho adding content to the county pages of Idaho
Indians of North America The Indians of North America, including their history, types of records, the location of those records, web sites of interest, and much more
Utah Adding content to the county pages of Utah.
County Page Template Although most United States county pages have already been created this project will serve to document the basic elements that seem to make a good county page and provide ideas for continued improvement.

Europe Wiki Projects

Project Description
Denmark A collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Denmark-related articles on FamilySearch Research Wiki.
England Tasks await English experts, wiki experts, and volunteers willing to help with routine editing. Anyone willing to help can sign up now.
English parishes A child WikiProject of WikiProject England with a focus on improving the articles about the many hundreds of English parishes.
Sweden A collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Sweden-related articles on FamilySearch Research Wiki.
Wales Parish Template An effort to design parish pages that address the needs of Welsh family historians.
Wales adding content for articles about Wales

Wiki Content Improvement Projects

Project Description
FamilySearch Records Add content to articles describing collections on FamilySearch Historical Records
PERSI Linking Project Link wiki articles mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the main PERSI article
Julian and Gregorian Calendar Project The page is an article with very little content. Work with others or by yourself to improve the information on this page.
Barbour Collection Project A small article that needs lots of improvement! Work with others or by yourself to improve the content on this page.

Wiki Development Projects

Project Description
Professional Genealogists User Pages To help professional genealogical researchers market their services for free on their user pages. AdkinsWH 16:55, 23 April 2014 (UTC)
Wiki Support
  1. Help contributors who make the wiki a better place to do research
  2. Keep the wiki clean by doing maintenance work in the wiki
  3. Help community members work together 
Topic Taxonomy Project Establishing a new taxonomy to be used as the way to structure topics on the Wiki.