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WikiProject South Dakota Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project South Dakota 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:

{{SD Newspaper abstracts|Aurora}}


9. Replace Aurora 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 SD 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 Aurora County, South Dakota 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
Aurora MarkhamMJ 18:53, 18 June 2013 (UTC) MarkhamMJ 18:53, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
Beadle Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Bennett Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Bon Homme Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Brookings Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Brown Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Brule Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Buffalo Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Butte Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Campbell Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Charles Mix Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Clark Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Codington Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Corson Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Custer Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Davison Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Day Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Deuel Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Dewey Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Douglas Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Edmunds Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Fall River Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Faulk Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Grant Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Gregory Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Haakon Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hamlin Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hand Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hanson Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Harding Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hughes Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hutchinson Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Hyde Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Jerauld Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Kingsbury Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lake Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lawrence Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lincoln Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Lyman Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
McCook Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
McPherson Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Meade Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Mellette Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Miner Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Minnehaha Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Moody Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Pennington Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Perkins Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Potter Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Roberts Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Sanborn Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Shannon Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Spink Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Stanley Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Sully Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Todd Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Tripp Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Turner Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Walworth Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Yankton Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
Ziebach Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC) Patricialarkin 21:38, 26 June 2013 (UTC)