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This is a list of the WikiProject that are currently active and working on content. The projects are always seeking contributors, so feel free to join a group and have fun! If you would like help with organizing a FamilySearch WikiProject, please send your request through the '''[https://help.familysearch.org/help Help]''' link above.  
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This is a list of the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wikiproject|WikiProjects]] that are currently active and working on content. Project team are always seeking for additional community members to help with their projects, so feel free to join a group and have fun! If you would like help with organizing a new FamilySearch WikiProject, please send your request through the '''[https://help.familysearch.org/help Help]''' link above.  
  
 
== Creating New Projects  ==
 
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== United States Projects  ==
 
== United States Projects  ==
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Idaho|Idaho]]
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| adding content to the county pages of [[Idaho]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Indians of North America|Indians of North America]]
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| The [[Indians of North America]], including their history, types of records, the location of those records, web sites of interest, and much more
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Idaho|Idaho]] || adding content to the county pages of [[Idaho]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Maryland News and Events|Maryland News and Events]]  
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| needs volunteers to find genealogical news and events relating to Maryland and link to them from the News and Events section of the [[Maryland|Maryland Portal]].
 
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|[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Indians of North America|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
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New York|New York]]  
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| cleaning, correcting links, adding content to the county pages of [[New York]].
| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Maryland News and Events|Maryland News and Events]] || needs volunteers to find genealogical news and events relating to Maryland and link to them from the News and Events section of the [[Maryland|Maryland Portal]].
 
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New York|New York]] || cleaning, correcting links, adding content to the county pages of [[New York]].
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| [[FamilySearch WikiProject:Rural Records of the Southern United States|Rural Records of the Southern United States]]  
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| [[User:Marklowe|J. Mark Lowe]]’s rural and agricultural records project
 
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| [[FamilySearch WikiProject:Rural Records of the Southern United States|Rural Records of the Southern United States]] || [[User:Marklowe|J. Mark Lowe]]’s rural and agricultural records project
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject U.S. Vital Records|U.S. Vital Records]]  
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| Rewriting the [[United States Vital Records|U.S. Vital Records]] page and all the state vital records pages
| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject U.S. Vital Records|U.S. Vital Records]] || Rewriting the [[United States Vital Records|U.S. Vital Records]] page and all the state vital records pages
 
 
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== Europe Projects  ==
 
== Europe Projects  ==
  
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|  [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Sweden|Sweden]] || A collaborative effort to improve the coverage of [[Sweden]]-related articles on FamilySearch Research Wiki.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ireland Court Records|Ireland Court Records]] ||
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Sweden|Sweden]]  
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| A collaborative effort to improve the coverage of [[Sweden]]-related articles on FamilySearch Research Wiki.
| [[England Barn Raising Tasks|England Barn Raising]] || Tasks await [[England|English]] experts, wiki experts, and volunteers willing to help with routine editing. Anyone willing to help can sign up now.
 
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wikiproject: Danish Articles Needing Revision|Denmark]] || has several individual projects that need volunteers to help with expanding and improving content about [[Denmark|Danish]] research.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ireland Court Records|Ireland Court Records]]
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| [[England Barn Raising Tasks|England Barn Raising]]
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| Tasks await [[England|English]] experts, wiki experts, and volunteers willing to help with routine editing. Anyone willing to help can sign up now.
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| [[FamilySearch Wikiproject: Danish Articles Needing Revision|Denmark]]  
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| has several individual projects that need volunteers to help with expanding and improving content about [[Denmark|Danish]] research.
 
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== Wiki Content Improvement Projects  ==
 
== Wiki Content Improvement Projects  ==
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|  [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wikiproject Linking Wiki Articles Mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the Main PERSI Article|PERSI Linking Project]] || Link wiki articles mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the main PERSI article
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives|BYU Books Archive Linking Project]] || WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives. Needs volunteers to link wiki pages to digitized county and state histories on the [http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php BYU Family History Archives] site.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wikiproject Linking Wiki Articles Mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the Main PERSI Article|PERSI Linking Project]]  
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| Link wiki articles mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the main PERSI article
 
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| [[Julian and Gregorian Calendars| 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.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives|BYU Books Archive Linking Project]]  
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| WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives. Needs volunteers to link wiki pages to digitized county and state histories on the [http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php BYU Family History Archives] site.
 
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| [[Barbour Collection|Barbour Collection Project]] || A small article that needs lots of improvement! Work with others or by yourself to improve the content on this page.
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| [[Julian and Gregorian Calendars|Julian and Gregorian Calendar Project]]
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| The page is an article with very little content. Work with others or by yourself to improve the information on this page.
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| [[Barbour Collection|Barbour Collection Project]]  
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| A small article that needs lots of improvement! Work with others or by yourself to improve the content on this page.
 
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== Wiki Development Projects  ==
 
== Wiki Development Projects  ==
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wikiproject portals to un-portals|Portals to un-portals]]
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| All portal pages on the wiki need to be converted to un-portal pages. Questions can be directed to [[User talk:Laraleepn|Laralee]]
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wikiproject portals to un-portals|Portals to un-portals]] || All portal pages on the wiki need to be converted to un-portal pages. Questions can be directed to [[User talk:Laraleepn|Laralee]]
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| [[Task to Copy Research Guidance and Help Content|Research Guidance and Help Content]]  
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| Copying Research Guidance and Help Content from FamilySearch.org into the Wiki.
 
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| [[Task to Copy Research Guidance and Help Content|Research Guidance and Help Content]] || Copying Research Guidance and Help Content from FamilySearch.org into the Wiki.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Common Taxonomy|Topic Taxonomy Project]]  
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| Establishing a new taxonomy to be used as the way to structure topics on the Wiki.
| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Common Taxonomy|Topic Taxonomy Project]] || Establishing a new taxonomy to be used as the way to structure topics on the Wiki.
 
 
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki|Place Standards Project]] || Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki|Place Standards Project]]  
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| Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki
 
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Revision as of 19:31, 3 December 2010

This is a list of the WikiProjects that are currently active and working on content. Project team are always seeking for additional community members to help with their projects, so feel free to join a group and have fun! If you would like help with organizing a new FamilySearch WikiProject, please send your request through the Help link above.

Creating New Projects

If you would like to create a new project, following the naming conventions for WikiProjects to help make your project easy to find:

  1. The name of the project should begin with the word "FamilySearch Wiki" and followed by a colon :
  2. After the colon type the word "WikiProject"
  3. The type the name of the project. Example: FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah
  4. Be sure to add the new project to the list below, under the subject heading that is related to the new project:

For more details about naming new WikiProject pages, see FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Project Pages


FamilySearch Records Project

Historical Records Wiki Pages

FamilySearch Records -- add content to articles describing collections on FamilySearch Historical Records

FamilySearch Indexing Projects

See xxx for more details

United States Projects

Project Description
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
Maryland News and Events needs volunteers to find genealogical news and events relating to Maryland and link to them from the News and Events section of the Maryland Portal.
New York cleaning, correcting links, adding content to the county pages of New York.
Rural Records of the Southern United States J. Mark Lowe’s rural and agricultural records project
U.S. Vital Records Rewriting the U.S. Vital Records page and all the state vital records pages

Europe Projects

Project Description
Sweden A collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Sweden-related articles on FamilySearch Research Wiki.
Ireland Court Records
England Barn Raising Tasks await English experts, wiki experts, and volunteers willing to help with routine editing. Anyone willing to help can sign up now.
Denmark has several individual projects that need volunteers to help with expanding and improving content about Danish research.

Improving Your Wiki User Page Project

The Professional Genealogist User Page Project

The Professional Genealogists wiki project will help professional genealogical researchers market their services for free on their user pages.

Wiki Content Improvement Projects

Project Description
PERSI Linking Project Link wiki articles mentioning the Periodical Source Index to the main PERSI article
BYU Books Archive Linking Project WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives. Needs volunteers to link wiki pages to digitized county and state histories on the BYU Family History Archives site.
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
Portals to un-portals All portal pages on the wiki need to be converted to un-portal pages. Questions can be directed to Laralee
Research Guidance and Help Content Copying Research Guidance and Help Content from FamilySearch.org into the Wiki.
Topic Taxonomy Project Establishing a new taxonomy to be used as the way to structure topics on the Wiki.
Place Standards Project Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki

WikiProject - Support

Broom icon.pngWikiProject Support - this project will transition the support to the Worldwide Support teams known as Tier 2 and Tier 3. In addition, both tiers will continue to work with the community members who are interested in any of the maintenance or governance aspects of the wiki. Consequently, anyone interested in wiki maintenance is invited to participate in this project. Please see the project page for details.