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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:

{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Adams}}


9. Replace Appling 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 CO 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 Ohio Newspapers[edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mahoning County Ohio 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!

Assighment Chart[edit | edit source]

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Adams MarkhamMJ 15:27, 10 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 15:27, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
Alamosa Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Arapahoe Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Archuleta Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Baca Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Bent Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Boulder Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Broomfield Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Chaffee Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Cheyenne Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Clear Creek Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Conejos Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Costilla Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Crowley Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 15:42, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Delta Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Denver Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Dolores Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Eagle Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Elbert Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
El Paso Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Fremont Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Garfield Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Gilpin Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Grand Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Gunnison Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Hinsdale Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Huerfano Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Kiowa Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Glendamarjean 17:30, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Kit Carson Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
La Plata Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Larimer Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Las Animas Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Logan Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Mesa Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Mineral Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Moffat Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Montezuma Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Montrose Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Morgan Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Otero Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Ouray Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Park Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Phillips Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Pitkin Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Prowers Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Pueblo Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Rio Blanco Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Rio Grande Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Routt Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Saguache Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
San Juan Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
San Miguel Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Sedgwick Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Summit Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Teller Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Weld Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Yuma Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC) Bbstarrs 20:14, 11 June 2013 (UTC)