FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 8 March 2011

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

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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.

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' 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 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

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