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* To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.<br>
 
* To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.<br>
  
'''Second half of meeting: Weekly rotation of topics'''
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'''Today's Discussion'''
# Moderators and adopters: Learn from one another. What are you doing? Obstacles and getting the help to move beyond them. Collaborating.
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# Improve the Wiki: Share ideas that you have that could help make the wiki better. Resolve current issues and pending decisions
# Training wanted: Add to the agenda early so experts and interested parties can be specifically invited
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# Projects needing volunteers:
 
# Improve the Wiki: Resolve current issues and pending decisions
 
# Open: add your own agenda items
 
 
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== Agenda  ==
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<br>
  
 
=== Kudos go to ...  ===
 
=== Kudos go to ...  ===
  
=== Announcements ===
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[[User:Taneya|Taneya]] - a new Wiki contributor who is gathering RootsTech conferences and [[RootsTech 2011|linking to them]]!
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=== Forums Discussion ===
  
Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 Wiki Contributors Corner forum]. <br>
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Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 Wiki Contributors Corner forum]. <br>  
  
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1q52-xePFiNMxzqm2gGSb2Qsawg8uaTre9dmUznOz0lc FamilySearch Wiki affiliate logos]
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rhgNHioye7Ehyiqvv5EjYd5BwZbyWDcnB58Zc3BldJY Poll: Link from adoption sign to adopter's user page] Results of poll: Link to the adopter's user page
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/14HgXRHu14NwHf6g9_SnAspiSF8JNeTvgKRahlH9NnX8 Help vs. FamilySearch Wiki namespace] A bit technical for some, but very interesting
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5788 Maintenance Templates/Policy]
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<br><br>'''Outstanding discussion items''' (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style) Add your comments, form your opions:
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w2YrYcrEDCzyKWWrRYdrM35P5zBhj4QqhNDl0A22KuU Is this advertising?]
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6131 Another advertising question]
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6026 Proposal: Remove sandboxes from search results] This will be going to a poll soon!
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== Discussion Items  ==
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'''First half of meeting:'''
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=== Project Help Requests  ===
  
*Introduce new members
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:Need help with your project? Add it here:
*Outstanding discussion items that need resolution (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style)
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*What are you working on? Do you need people to come in and help?  
 
*Ratings from Thumbs up/down
 
*Idea exchange
 
  
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=== Thumbs up/down ratings  ===
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| Riverton FamilySearch Library<br>
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| 12<br>
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| 100%<br>
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| Consultant Training at RootsTech 2011
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| 44<br>
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| 80%<br>
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| United States Census Population Schedules 1910 (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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| 5<br>
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| 80%<br>
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| PAF and Other Genealogy Software <br>
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| 6<br>
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| 33%<br>
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| International Genealogical Index (IGI) <br>
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| 7<br>
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| 29%<br>
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| England and Wales 1891 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records) <br>
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| 5<br>
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| 20%<br>
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| Belgium National Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records) <br>
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| 5<br>
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| 0%<br>
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:These are the top/bottom of the list. What should we do with this information?&nbsp;We need a volunteer to distribute this info - this doesn't need to be in as part of our meeting each week. Thoughts?&nbsp;Volunteers?&nbsp;[[User:VasquezJL|janellv]]<br>
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=== Discussion Items - share ideas on what could make the wiki better for patrons and contributors  ===
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:'''Item 1:&nbsp;Infoboxes'''
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::Last week, we discussed adding infoboxes to United States county pages. This space can give us a chance to report on our progress.
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:::KY, LA, FL, NC, SC, CT, SD are finished. Thanks for your help Jane! [[User:Murphynw|Murphynw]] 20:18, 22 February 2011 (UTC)
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:'''Item 2: Offers to assist in other's projects'''
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::What if we start making weekly offers to contribute our skills to other state projects? We each have skill sets that we have developed, such as finding courthouse pics, library addresses, adding infoboxes, historical population tables, breadcrumb trails, etc. Why not collaborate by offering to help out in each other's projects? I'll make the first offer. [[User:Murphynw|Murphynw]] 04:58, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
  
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| [[User:Murphynw]]
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| Add courthouse pics from private&nbsp;collection. Which states would like me to add courthouse pics? (Limit of three states)
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| LA, ID&nbsp;
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| [[User:Evancol]]
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| Add infoboxes (will do same three states)
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'''Second half of meeting: Improve the Wiki'''
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=== Item 1: ______  ===
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:'''Item 3: Two new support project sign-up pages'''
  
=== Item 2: ______  ===
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::Ongoing Support Responsibilities
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::Support Projects
  
Forum threads that fit todays' discussion:
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=== From FamilySearch Staff  ===
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:'''For next week:'''
  
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::Moderators and adopters: Learn from one another. What are you doing? What are the obstacles you are facing? What issues need to be worked out?<br>
  
For next week:
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Purpose of the meeting

  • To forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.

Today's Discussion

  1. Improve the Wiki: Share ideas that you have that could help make the wiki better. Resolve current issues and pending decisions


Be bold! Post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda.



Kudos go to ...

Taneya - a new Wiki contributor who is gathering RootsTech conferences and linking to them!

Forums Discussion

Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at Wiki Contributors Corner forum.

Current forum threads of interest:



Outstanding discussion items (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style) Add your comments, form your opions:



Project Help Requests

Need help with your project? Add it here:


Thumbs up/down ratings

Page Title
# Votes
Thumbs Up
Riverton FamilySearch Library
12
100%
Consultant Training at RootsTech 2011 44
80%
United States Census Population Schedules 1910 (FamilySearch Historical Records) 5
80%
PAF and Other Genealogy Software
6
33%
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
7
29%
England and Wales 1891 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)
5
20%
Belgium National Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
5
0%
These are the top/bottom of the list. What should we do with this information? We need a volunteer to distribute this info - this doesn't need to be in as part of our meeting each week. Thoughts? Volunteers? janellv


Discussion Items - share ideas on what could make the wiki better for patrons and contributors

Item 1: Infoboxes
Last week, we discussed adding infoboxes to United States county pages. This space can give us a chance to report on our progress.
KY, LA, FL, NC, SC, CT, SD are finished. Thanks for your help Jane! Murphynw 20:18, 22 February 2011 (UTC)
Item 2: Offers to assist in other's projects
What if we start making weekly offers to contribute our skills to other state projects? We each have skill sets that we have developed, such as finding courthouse pics, library addresses, adding infoboxes, historical population tables, breadcrumb trails, etc. Why not collaborate by offering to help out in each other's projects? I'll make the first offer. Murphynw 04:58, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
User Offer Requests
User:Murphynw Add courthouse pics from private collection. Which states would like me to add courthouse pics? (Limit of three states) LA, ID 
User:Evancol Add infoboxes (will do same three states)


Item 3: Two new support project sign-up pages
Ongoing Support Responsibilities
Support Projects




For next week:
Moderators and adopters: Learn from one another. What are you doing? What are the obstacles you are facing? What issues need to be worked out?