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Meeting: March 7, 2012
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Charles Smith, Wikitext 10:00 am  26 February 2014
 
 
Attending: Wilma Adkins, Darlene Hagberg, Patsy Hendrickson,
 
 
 
James Tanner, Liz Snow, Lois, Jana Stokes, Patricia hardesty, Joy bogar
 
 
 
==== Thank You  ====
 
 
 
*Liz Snow for adding tables to all 29-counties of Utah - Thank you!
 
 
 
*Kyle for updating dates in counties Morgan through Summit.  Thank You!
 
 
 
*James Tanner for your 100% improvement-compliment to the Utah committee, Wilma and all those who have helped with the content, the vision, and the view of Utah.  Thank You!
 
 
 
==== Review of Minutes  ====
 
 
 
*Mentioning events past and those coming up
 
 
 
*Upgrading of Wiki software - will fix many of the problems and others will come
 
 
 
==== Photo Contest  ====
 
 
 
*Put at the top of each county page the landscape photo with invitation to enter contest
 
 
 
*Color the camera that links to "more information" page
 
 
 
*Wilma and Joy will work on directional-information page for contestants
 
 
 
*Steve Cotrell helped to link camera icon to the above mentioned page
 
 
 
*Prizes - Family Search and UGA may help -- Wilma will check with UGA on Friday about this. 
 
 
 
*Selected photo honor may enough for the prize
 
 
 
*Extend an invitation to high school students in all 29-counties to participate in photo contest - do this via the educational district offices throughout Utah -- WHO will do this?
 
 
 
==== Icons and Tips  ====
 
 
 
*Icons will be created by an artist once the committee decides what is wanted - so copyrights are not a problem
 
*Tip bank in Wilma's Excel spreadsheet now - waiting to be "word-smith-ed"
 
*How to manage the tips, where to "bank" tips and how to collect them is a standing question
 
*Once we have the tips wanted, Wilma will make the tip-template
 
*Should we have borders or no borders for the "tip and more" area?
 
*Format a page ready to gather informational tips
 
 
 
==== Volunteer Tasks ====
 
 
 
*Tasks ready for volunteers to help update dates in the table
 
 
 
*Libraries listing and linking
 
 
 
==== Libraries and Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
*Directional information needs to be addressed so researchers know why and what they will find in: Newspapers, Library of Congress, Museums, Wikipedia, Google, Cindy's List, Local and State Libraries - and how to best-use gathered information
 
 
 
*Links created in a "web-net" so researchers can easily move from one source to another
 
 
 
*Avoid long lists at any cost
 
 
 
*Addressed the need to have or create a "style-guide" for this project
 
 
 
*Break how-to information down in little step-by-steps
 
 
 
*Only mention the larger libraries with rich information - tell what you will find in each library
 
 
 
*Link the little libraries and ask community for additional information
 
 
 
==== Next Week ====
 
*Progress reports, Libraries, Newspapers / Get tasks ready
 
*Move to Vital Records and Cemeteries / Get tasks ready
 
*Community Meeting Tuesday's at 1:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited
 

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