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<br><br>'''[http://meetingplace.ldschurch.org/a/70ec431dabb0d9bd3506f4e1fe658fa7 Join the meeting], the ID is ''7770''''' <br>1 p.m. Mountain time on Tuesdays ''New to this meeting?'' *You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist. *Prior to joining the meeting for the first time, run the [https://chqmpweb1.ldschurch.org/mpweb/scripts/browsertest.asp?SessionID=GDadfjgdncdNiFhnhiijhbbhDg&Language=000 MeetingPlace Test] to verify that you can participate in a web meeting. {{box |title=Purpose of the meeting''' |width=100% |float=right |color=blue |content=
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<br><br>'''[http://meetingplace.ldschurch.org/a/70ec431dabb0d9bd3506f4e1fe658fa7 Join the meeting], the ID is ''7770''''' <br>1 p.m. Mountain time on Tuesdays  
<div>* To forge solutions with other community contributors. * To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.<br> }} {{box |title=Be bold! Post your agenda items! |content= 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. }} === Introduce new members === <br> === Kudos go to ... ===&nbsp;:*Everyone - there are so many good things going on right now! <br> === Improve the Wiki ===&nbsp;::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) {| width="95%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" |- | bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''User''' | bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''Offer''' | bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''Requests''' | bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''Done''' |- | [[User:Murphynw]] | Add courthouse pics from private&nbsp;collection. Which states would like me to add courthouse pics? (Limit of three states) | LA, ID&nbsp; | LA, ID&nbsp; |- | [[User:Evancol]] | Add infoboxes | will do same three states | LA |- | [[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]] | Replace &gt; with [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] in bread crumb trail (actually LA was already done by someone else, and many of ID also) | Same states | LA, ID&nbsp; |} <br> === Training Requests ===&nbsp;:What would you like to learn how to do?&nbsp;:*Add the [[Template:Online course badge|Online course]]/[[Template:Indexing badge|Indexing]]/[[Template:Forum badge|Forum]] badge to a page&nbsp;(Steve will come and demonstrate) <br> <br> === Project Help Requests ===&nbsp;:Need help with your project? See a project that needs to be done? Add it here:<br>&nbsp;:*[[Help:Volunteer to help|Support Projects]]&nbsp;&nbsp; --[[User:VasquezJL|janellv]]<br>&nbsp;:*What's the best way to communicate between those involved in the same project? (Brainstorming - what's worked for you?)&nbsp; --[[User:VasquezJL|janellv]]<br> <br> === Forums Discussion ===&nbsp;: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> {| width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1" align="center" |- | valign="middle" bgcolor="#ffff99" align="left" | '''Current forum threads of interest:''' '''Polls:''' (closed Saturday, March 5) *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VgbqAI3DVD5U_p3FaRmXs7u3ROae6tL4H6KA2wAWmK0/edit Require Adopters to edit a page before Adoption sign is posted?] Results: 55% voted yes, 45% voted no. *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I3MnzB9sK7E57pZGv3EQdhZ9qDrEGMMjuPLky1vkLzk/edit Maximum period of inactivity of Moderators and Adopters] Results: 44% voted 6 months, 33% voted 3 months. *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/19-cjYBl7pOUboe_HORna3nlZwPC-R3vn2MTvyIth5QI/edit "Three strikes" communication policy for moderators and adopters] Results: 40% voted 4 weeks. 26% each to 2 weeks and 6 weeks. <br> New since last week: *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bIf9VTrZEE-lAZp1RJBxzq7mORmmCOgG9TtN86OHxQ0/edit Entries containing references to FamilySearch.org] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1siYPJYjdCV37cwHy7WHOJMDFIvgi-JBfJWb5lhrKlfc/edit User Pages] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gnk6nByIemETeybTHl0TjeU2I9BDfKRRTB-5KLp_mWM/edit Continuum of Engagment] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CDUOAQxdteEIQClUWxhUUjj4-3mXIBBpqDxDobPpRjo/edit Getting more information on photos that are upload] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-fr0EMX7vH6Zd8xlBa0e8zPdKCOCUblJkN-kfIMA0Qw/edit Purpose and Appropriate Topics] Calls attention to need for reviewing/updating these pages. *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z7UoItKhJQlhQ53L6qeaZQo8yDJUapHP2RBZ_YZrhAg/edit Start of Moderator Handbook already on Wiki] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ViY6Ocvi8O5JB70t3prJz7u4Ye8lq2ml91n58vW4I58/edit Recognition] Requests ideas for rewarding Wiki accomplishments *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KEbfIuiArKjqSMXzX8EWimM9n28ItOn3TYwkwEpER7c/edit Genealogy's Star writes about the wiki] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aQcl1fkypSMbAx5QIEEejb4iZ6RMVr9ARcQbCbEGDBg/edit Family Tech posts an article about the wiki] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LGxh9n7dMtXryhOQd91ete35QCoRZ5ylRHGm9KQeJzQ/editShould we have substantial prerequisities for moderators?] <br>Comments added since last week: *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1q52-xePFiNMxzqm2gGSb2Qsawg8uaTre9dmUznOz0lc/edit FamilySearch Wiki Affiliates Logo] *[Family Tech posts an article about the wiki Multiple adopters of a page?] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LGxh9n7dMtXryhOQd91ete35QCoRZ5ylRHGm9KQeJzQ/edit Should we have substantial prerequisities for moderators?] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/14MVSC_ENjKp5NLAFKB-74hV-3jOGvBRwHW0nTDHkEic/edit Recruiting Moderators] *[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1K96XfvnbSblk4vlBnCH5JsmUCo9f1QeNUkr_EbXJB0U/edit Proposed: Move adoption signs farther down the page] Comments were made after the poll closed. '''Outstanding discussion items''' (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style, etc.) *Old 'Research Outlines': Any left that have not been ported over to the Wiki? Found out the plan is to close down 'Classic' FamilySearch.org at or around the end of March. **See [[Task to Copy Research Guidance and Help Content|Task to copy....]] for what remains. [[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]] *Any issues related to the digitized books links on account of the same matter above? Things like linking to them will be important, heard they were not on the updated version of FamilySearch.org yet. |} <br> === Thumbs up/down ratings ===&nbsp;:*What is the best way to share this info with the general public?&nbsp;We don't need to bring this up each week. If we upload it to the Wiki, where should it be linked to from?&nbsp;The Projects page?&nbsp;We do need volunteers to review this info. [[User:VasquezJL|janellv]] <br> <br> === Moderators and Adopters === __NOTOC__  
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''New to this meeting?''  
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*You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist.  
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*Prior to joining the meeting for the first time, run the [https://chqmpweb1.ldschurch.org/mpweb/scripts/browsertest.asp?SessionID=GDadfjgdncdNiFhnhiijhbbhDg&Language=000 MeetingPlace Test] to verify that you can participate in a web meeting.
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{{box
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|title=Purpose of the meeting'''
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|width=100%
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|float=right
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* To forge solutions with other community contributors.
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* To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.<br>
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}}  
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{{box
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|title=Be bold! Post your agenda items!
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|content= 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.
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}}  
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=== Introduce new members ===
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<br>  
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=== Kudos go to ... ===
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:*Everyone - there are so many good things going on right now!
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<br>
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=== Improve the Wiki ===
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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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{| width="95%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''User'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''Offer'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''Requests'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffff00" | '''Done'''
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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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| LA, ID&nbsp;
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| [[User:Evancol]]  
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| Add infoboxes  
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| will do same three states  
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| LA
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| [[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]]  
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| Replace &gt; with [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] in bread crumb trail (actually LA was already done by someone else, and many of ID also)  
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| Same states  
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| LA, ID&nbsp;
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|}
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<br>  
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=== Training Requests ===
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:What would you like to learn how to do?
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:*Add the [[Template:Online course badge|Online course]]/[[Template:Indexing badge|Indexing]]/[[Template:Forum badge|Forum]] badge to a page&nbsp;(Steve will come and demonstrate)
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<br>  
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=== Project Help Requests ===
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:Need help with your project? See a project that needs to be done? Add it here:<br>  
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:*[[Help:Volunteer_to_help|Support Projects]]&nbsp;&nbsp; --[[User:VasquezJL|janellv]]<br>  
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:*What's the best way to communicate between those involved in the same project? (Brainstorming - what's worked for you?)&nbsp; --[[User:VasquezJL|janellv]]<br>
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<br>
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=== Forums Discussion ===
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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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{| width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1" align="center"
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|-
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| valign="middle" bgcolor="#ffff99" align="left" | '''Current forum threads of interest:'''  
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'''Polls:''' (closed Saturday, March 5)  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6273 Require Adopters to edit a page before Adoption sign is posted?] Results: 55% voted yes, 45% voted no.  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6272 Maximum period of inactivity of Moderators and Adopters] Results: 44% voted 6 months, 33% voted 3 months.  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6277 "Three strikes" communication policy for moderators and adopters] Results: 40% voted 4 weeks. 26% each to 2 weeks and 6 weeks.
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<br> New since last week:  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6423 Entries containing references to FamilySearch.org]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6384 User Pages]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6378 Continuum of Engagment]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6427 Getting more information on photos that are upload]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6403 Purpose and Appropriate Topics] Calls attention to need for reviewing/updating these pages.  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6394 Start of Moderator Handbook already on Wiki]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6377 Recognition] Requests ideas for rewarding Wiki accomplishments  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6380 Genealogy's Star writes about the wiki]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6381 Family Tech posts an article about the wiki]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6323 Should we have substantial prerequisities for moderators?]
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<br>Comments added since last week:  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5363 FamilySearch Wiki Affiliates Logo]  
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*[Family Tech posts an article about the wiki Multiple adopters of a page?]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6323 Should we have substantial prerequisities for moderators?]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=6304 Recruiting Moderators]  
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*[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?t=5774 Proposed: Move adoption signs farther down the page] Comments were made after the poll closed.
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'''Outstanding discussion items''' (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style, etc.)  
 +
 
 +
*Old 'Research Outlines': Any left that have not been ported over to the Wiki? Found out the plan is to close down 'Classic' FamilySearch.org at or around the end of March.  
 +
**See [[Task to Copy Research Guidance and Help Content|Task to copy....]] for what remains. [[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]]  
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*Any issues related to the digitized books links on account of the same matter above? Things like linking to them will be important, heard they were not on the updated version of FamilySearch.org yet.
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|}
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=== Thumbs up/down ratings ===
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:*What is the best way to share this info with the general public?&nbsp;We don't need to bring this up each week. If we upload it to the Wiki, where should it be linked to from?&nbsp;The Projects page?&nbsp;We do need volunteers to review this info. [[User:VasquezJL|janellv]] <br>
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<br>  
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=== Moderators and Adopters ===
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__NOTOC__  
  
 
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Revision as of 06:20, 5 April 2013



Join the meeting, the ID is 7770
1 p.m. Mountain time on Tuesdays

New to this meeting?

  • You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist.
  • Prior to joining the meeting for the first time, run the MeetingPlace Test to verify that you can participate in a web meeting.

Purpose of the meeting

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


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.


Introduce new members


Kudos go to ...

  • Everyone - there are so many good things going on right now!


Improve the Wiki

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 Done
User:Murphynw Add courthouse pics from private collection. Which states would like me to add courthouse pics? (Limit of three states) LA, ID  LA, ID 
User:Evancol Add infoboxes will do same three states LA
AdkinsWH Replace > with Gotoarrow.png in bread crumb trail (actually LA was already done by someone else, and many of ID also) Same states LA, ID 


Training Requests

What would you like to learn how to do?



Project Help Requests

Need help with your project? See a project that needs to be done? Add it here:
  • Support Projects   --janellv
  • What's the best way to communicate between those involved in the same project? (Brainstorming - what's worked for you?)  --janellv


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:

Polls: (closed Saturday, March 5)


New since last week:


Comments added since last week:

Outstanding discussion items (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style, etc.)

  • Old 'Research Outlines': Any left that have not been ported over to the Wiki? Found out the plan is to close down 'Classic' FamilySearch.org at or around the end of March.
  • Any issues related to the digitized books links on account of the same matter above? Things like linking to them will be important, heard they were not on the updated version of FamilySearch.org yet.


Thumbs up/down ratings

  • What is the best way to share this info with the general public? We don't need to bring this up each week. If we upload it to the Wiki, where should it be linked to from? The Projects page? We do need volunteers to review this info. janellv


Moderators and Adopters