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Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to add a template for other repositories for newspaper records. Add links to WorldCat, and Family History Library Catalog (FHLC).

This task is an intermediate task and requires some knowledge about or experience with writing in wikitext.

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Instructions[edit | edit source]

1. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

2. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

3. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password. Find the sign-in area in the top right-hand corner of the page.

4. Click on the Newspaper section in the Contents.

5. On the right side of the Newspaper heading, click on the edit button that looks like a pencil in a box. This takes you to the Editing of that section.

6. Click on the word Wikitext with in toolbox at the top left side of the edit box.

7. Put your cursor under the subheading Newspapers Extracts and Abstracts Newspaper Section of the county page. Hit the Enter key to put in 2 blank lines.

8. Copy and paste the following template on the 2nd blank line:

{{AL Newspaper abstracts|Autauga}}


9. Replace Autauga with the name of the county you are working on.

10. Hit Enter on your keyboard.

11 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Added AL Newspaper Record repositories template.

12. Click on the Save Page button.

13. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Example of a Completed Heading[edit | edit source]

Finding More Alabama Newspapers[edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as WikiProject Alabama Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories newspapers in online catalogs like:

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Mahoning County, Ohio Newspaper Records

Assignment Chart Instructions[edit | edit source]

Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit. If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice. Not all counties have records included in this task. Choose from the counties listed in the table below.
4. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
5. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Cemetery Records Other Respositories template".
6. Click on the box "Save Page".
7. You are now signed up to complete this task.

If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Adams County for Cemetery Records Other Repositories." Thank you!

Assignment Chart[edit | edit source]

Chart Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Autauga MarkhamMJ 18:57, 25 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 18:57, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Baldwin Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Barbour Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Bibb Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Blount Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Bullock Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Butler Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Chambers Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Chilton Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Choctaw Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Clarke Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Clay Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Cleburne Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Coffee Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Colbert Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Conecuh Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Coosa Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Covington Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Crenshaw Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Cullman Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Dale Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Dallas Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
DeKalb Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Elmore Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Escambia Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Etowah Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Fayette Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Geneva Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Greene Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Hale Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Henry Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Houston Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Lamar Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Lauderdale Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Lee Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Limestone Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Lowndes Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Macon Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Madison Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Marengo Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Marion Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Mobile Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Morgan Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Perry Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Pickens Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Pike Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Randolph Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Russell Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Shelby Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Clair Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Sumter Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Talladega Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Tallapoosa Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Tuscaloosa Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Walker ] Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Washington Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Wilcox Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
Winston Ericcharlesperazzo 01:26, 3 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 02:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC)