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WikiProject New Mexico Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project New Mexico 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 either on the 2nd blank line or after anything else in the Newspaper section:

{{NM Newspaper abstracts|Curry}}


9. Replace Curry with the name of the county you are working on. If the county name has more than one word, such as De Baca, put an underline instead of the space between the words, such as De_Baca.

10. Hit Enter on your keyboard.

11 In the 'Summary:' box at the bottom of the page put: Added NM 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 Date Task Assigned Date Completed
Bernalillo Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Catron Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Chaves Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Cibola Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Colfax Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Curry Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
De Baca Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Dona Ana Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Eddy Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Grant Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Guadalupe Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Harding Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Hidalgo Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Lea Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Los Alamos Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Luna Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
McKinley Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Mora Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Otero Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Quay Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Rio Arriba Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Roosevelt Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
San Juan Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
San Miguel Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Sandoval Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Santa Fe Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Sierra Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Socorro Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Taos Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Torrance Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Union Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
Valencia Ericcharlesperazzo 00:21, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Ericcharlesperazzo 00:58, 11 July 2013 (UTC)