FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 23 Aug 2011

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Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.

Be bold! Post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda.

Introduce new members

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Style Guide Discussions

  • Linking: How do contributors determine when to link to a wiki article and when to link to a web page, e.g. a repository? Charlene Pipkin 13:28, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

Project Help Requests

Need help with your project? See a project that needs to be done? Add it here:

Training Requests

Improve the Wiki

Moderators and Adopters

Forums Overview

Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at Wiki Contributors Corner forum.
Current forum threads of interest:


New since last week

Comments added since last week

  • Wiki Projects & Committees
    • One committee could examine current content for duplication (several pages mentioned) One page about a resource, other pages link. One page to update.
    • Perhaps "new" catalog (FHLC) will allow Centers to list their collections and the Wiki point to them
  • WikiProject Asia on the main page Responders all like the idea of featuring project pages.

Decisions made since last week