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Introduce new members
- Welcome Jim!
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Updates and follow up
- Widgetbox website - Janell is going to try one more person to see if we can find our account and we are going to wait for Jane who is also working on these
- Where are you researching - any comments about that and how LiquidThreads would work and if we would talk about research on those talk pages? Or would we keep those conversations in the Forums? Forums are probably going to be a better place for these kinds of discussions.
- Discussion about bringing new people into contributing to the wiki - what's the procedure there?
- Invite them to our Thursday training meetings
- Sign up to have a Mentor
- Teach them how to research, help them understand how to do that and catch the spirit of that and wanting to contribute will follow.
Style Guide Discussions
- Genealogy Society Webmasters pages - how should we request these pages be named? They are not "research help" but not FamilySearch Wiki pages either, they are project based. -- janellv
- We don't want the wiki to be a "web hosting service"
- But supporting these kinds of projects could help bring people into the wiki
- We also got into a discussion about what is the right message for FHCs and Societies and how we all work together.
- Stub template - when is a stub not a stub any longer? Lise 20:06, 21 February 2012 (UTC)
- QR Codes in FHL to direct patrons to info about specific geographies.
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