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WikiProject Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Minnesota Tasks - Newspaper Abstracts Records

Description

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.

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class.

Questions about editing this project?

Instructions

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:

{{MN Newspaper abstracts|Anoka}}


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 MN 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

Finding More Ohio Newspapers

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

See Mahoning County, Ohio Newspaper Records

Assignment Chart Instructions

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.
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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

County Name/Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Aitkin MarkhamMJ 01:12, 30 May 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 01:12, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Anoka MarkhamMJ 01:12, 30 May 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ
Becker MarkhamMJ 01:12, 30 May 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 01:12, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Beltrami Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Benton Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Big Stone Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Blue Earth Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Brown Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Carlton Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Carver Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Cass Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Chippewa Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Chisago Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Clearwater Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Cook Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Cottonwood Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Crow Wing Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Dakota Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Dodge Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Faribault Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Fillmore Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Freeborn Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Goodhue Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Grant Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Hennepin Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Houston Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Hubbard Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Isanti Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Itasca Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Kanabec Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Kandiyohi Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Kittson Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Koochiching Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Lac Qui Parle Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake of the Woods Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Le Sueur Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Lyon Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Mahnomen Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Martin Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
McLeod Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Meeker Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Mille Lacs Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Morrison Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Mower Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Murray Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Nicollet Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Nobles Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Norman Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Olmsted Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Otter Tail Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Pennington Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Pine Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Pipestone Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Polk Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Pope Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Ramsey Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Red Lake Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Redwood Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Renville Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Rice Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Rock Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Roseau Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Scott Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Sherburne Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Sibley Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
St. Louis Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Stearns Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Steele Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Stevens Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Swift Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Todd Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Traverse Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:25, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Wabasha Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Wadena Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Waseca Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Watonwan Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Wilkin Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Winona Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Wright Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)
Yellow Medicine Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 19:45, 4 June 2013 (UTC)