User group meeting agenda & minutes 11 June 2008
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- Assignment of time keeper and note taker
- Introduction of new members: 10 seconds for name and desired takeaways.
- Review of Minutes
- Today's agenda preview
- Server Problems -- Forums
- From James Anderson: Here's another example of a wiki to take a look at how they structure things. http://ccgwiki.vpl.ca/index.php/ccg_wiki/
Carryover from Last Week
- Encouraging new contributors -- Darris Williams
- "Articles Needed" Page: Is the timing right to do this? -- James Anderson
- Moderators, etc.
This item is from one of the May meetings:
- What should we be doing to help with user needs?
- Cleanup states (Categories?)
- Add links, cleanup old research outlines, update links to "this section of the outline" (Research outlines)
- Involve genealogical societies in cleanup?
- Each portal has a things you can do box. This needs to be updated! Do we need to change the placement of the box on the portal page? Move it towards the top?
- Have state, country, county coordinators. Could we advertize this need on a portal page? Coordinators should have genealogical experience? Have a way to give feedback on coordinators/moderators so those that are not effective can be evaluated and changed as needed.
- Volunteers for moderators
- Jimmy Parker: Idaho, Indians of North America
- Lisa McBride: Tennessee
- Darris: Wales
- David Samuelsen: New York, Oregon, Luxembourg, Germany
- Baerbel Johnson: Germany
- Criteria for posting 'Useful Websites' in wiki pages? -- Phill Dunn
Facilitator was Jimmy Parker, Note taker was Fran Jensen, Time keeper was Mollie Forbes.
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