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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Community Dialogue Summary|Creation of Talk Digest]]/place to [[FamilySearch Wiki:Tech Support Suggestions|track community suggestions]]<br>  
 
| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Community Dialogue Summary|Creation of Talk Digest]]/place to [[FamilySearch Wiki:Tech Support Suggestions|track community suggestions]]<br>  
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| Review [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Improving the Help content/Needed How To Articles|Needed How To Articles]] for possible creation  
 
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Topics needed by new wiki contributors|Topics needed by new wiki contributors]] (integrate specifics in this section into the projects above)
 
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Revision as of 21:43, 12 October 2011

Sandbox2  

General Projects

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
Help to make the "Getting Started" pages for Wiki users work better for new users:
  • New Wiki Users/Researchers: Focus on HOW to use the Wiki
  • Wiki Contributors: Focus on how to GET STARTED contributing to the Wiki
  • Community: Give resources for how community users can connect more easily with each other; restrict links to only those that relate to community discussion and collaboration
  • Especially:

Is anything being done with this? Tour & Edit & Contribute done - no feedback yet on Community Center


Jenson1
evancol
In progress - see talk pages of these links
Encourage use of citations or this?



Community Involvement Projects

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority




Evaluate Wiki Community Meetings
  • Name and functions of Tues 1pm contributor meetings 
  • Evaluate purpose and topics of Thurs 2pm contributor meetings (needs to be decided quickly.  discuss in Help meeting - add researchers?)

evancol In progress
Creation of Talk Digest/place to track community suggestions
  • Need to come to consensus and build - what is it supposed to be? (nothing since June - do we need to advertise this page?  Does anyone know about it?_ talk to Jane about this one

evancol
1



Help Content

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
Improve the Help Content
  • Related links:
evancol 


Sbfunk
Jenson1

Biggest part is done - needs to be maintained

Help Content Comm. Elder Knight help with remaining pages that need to be edited




Review Needed How To Articles for possible creation
Jenson1
Sbfunk

Wiki Basics done?  Take off list? Talk to Rorie - have completed list at bottom

Review Help Center Help vs. Wiki Help

Waiting for Help to be loaded into Help Center (still in progress?)Help center (Kanisa) check these



[[|]]

Administrative Maintenance

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
Adoptions
  • Help determine and define how the adoption setup process works. 
  • Help new adoptors get started building their pages.
  • Contact adopters as needed.
Jenson1


evancol


Paused

Training comm.


General Maintenance

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
Discuss file types - should doc and xls files be banned because they allow potentially harmful macros?
  • Note: search for the file type in Special:ListFiles
  • Add to training Elder Smith
  • file to convert to pdf files is available
  • 'needs to be added to documentation'add to doc and xls files that they are not acceptable - Elder Funk - identify them - encourage to be added as text instead of files


Sbfunk

Need to align the Maintenance Templates and the Policies so that there are templates for the various policies, and vice versa.(is anything happening?)
Jenson1
Sbfunk
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Roles and Responsibilities

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
Determine procedures for tracking who has what roles, work with sysop to ensure follow-up

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Discuss with community procedures for requesting an additional role of Reviewer or Moderator. Document in necessary pages.
Jenson1

Ensure pages about roles and responsibilities and rights are well interlinked with necessary pages.


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Policies and Guidelines (needs improvement)

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
Proposed Enhancements to Policies (nclude length of time before content article is deleted


Integration


Links & Content Editing Needed


Category:FamilySearch Wiki policies and guidelines
should equal:
Category:FamilySearch Wiki policy



Review of this page regarding ongoing policy discussions





Governance Procedures (need creation)

Project Info Project Leader(s) Project Assistants Status/
Priority
What is the process for bringing a suggestion up for a proposal, then through discussion, to a decision, and through implementation?

evancol
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What are the procedures for requesting Reviewer or Moderator rights? (What are responsibilities for Moderator?)



Additional potential projects

Completed Projects

Create training/tutorial videos for contributors