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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:

{{MI Newspaper abstracts|Alcona}}


9. Replace Alcona 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 MI 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 Michigan Newspapers[edit source]

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

Example of a Completed Section[edit | edit source]

See Alcona County, Michigan 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]

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date completed
Alcona MarkhamMJ 05:09, 13 July 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 05:09, 13 July 2013 (UTC)
Alger MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Allegan MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Alpena MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Antrim MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Arenac MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Baraga MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Barry MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Bay MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Benzie MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Berrien MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Branch MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Cass MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Charlevoix MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Cheboygan MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Chippewa MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Clare MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Clinton MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Crawford MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Delta MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Dickinson MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Eaton MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Emmet MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Genesee MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Gladwin MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Gogebic MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Grand Traverse MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Gratiot MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Hillsdale MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Houghton MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Huron MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Ingham MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Ionia MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Iosco MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Iron MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Isabella MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Jackson MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Kalamazoo MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Kalkaska MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Kent MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Keweenaw MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Lake MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Lapeer MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Leelanau MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Lenawee MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Livingston MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Luce MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Mackinac MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Macomb MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Manistee MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Marquette MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Mason MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Mecosta MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Menominee MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Midland MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Missaukee MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Monroe MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Montcalm MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Montmorency MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Muskegon MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Newaygo MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Oakland MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Oceana MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Ogemaw MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Ontonagon MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Osceola MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Oscoda MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Otsego MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Ottawa MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Presque Isle MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Roscommon MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Saginaw MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Sanilac MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Schoolcraft MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Shiawassee MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Clair MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
St. Joseph MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Tuscola MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Van Buren MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Washtenaw MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Wayne MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
Wexford MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC) MelBaldwin 01:34, 18 July 2013 (UTC)