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FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 15 February 2011

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Meeting Agenda[edit | edit source]

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1 p.m. Utah time on Tuesdays

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Purpose of the meeting

  • To forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.

This week:
Add to the agenda projects that you would like to discuss that you are working on, what specifically you are doing that you think others might be interested in as well, or projects that you've noticed that need doing

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.

Kudos go to ...[edit | edit source]

  • Steve Cottrell for editing the county infobox template to autoinclude adoption signs. He also edited the adoption sign template to include the message "..., who welcomes you to contribute."
  • RootsTech attendees and organizers for creating such a fun and exciting conference
  • Jane C. for suggesting and leading a Louisiana barn raising.

Announcements[edit | edit source]

  • RootsTech Love
  • Forums Highlights: 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: |

Discussion Items[edit | edit source]

First half topics:[edit | edit source]

  • Introduce new members
  • Outstanding discussion items that need resolution (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style)
  • What are you working on? Do you need people to come in and help?
  • Ratings from Thumbs up/down

Second half topic: WikiProjects[edit | edit source]

Item 1: Using County Info Box template to jumpstart US county contributions.
Item 2: Introduction to Content and Support Projects
Item 3: FamilySearch Resources "box" - interlinking between:
  • Forums
  • Indexing Projects
  • Research Courses
  • FHLC category on that topic
  • Historical Records

Next week:[edit | edit source]

  • Improve the Wiki: What ideas do you have that could help us improve the Wiki? What are some of the maintenance tasks or projects that you see that need to be worked on?