FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Maine pages
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Revision as of 20:59, 11 March 2013 by Ldrew (Changed external links to internal links)
Many Hands Make Light Work...
Everyone knows at least a little bit about something or someplace. The information you contribute could be exactly what someone else needs to connect with or add to their family history.
Pages & Projects That Need Your Help
- Adding Categories
- Fixing broken links
- Add information to your county and/or city pages. Help:Editing a Page
- Prepare county histories - county section of this state.
- What information can you add to a page about about a repository of genealogical interest?
Specific repository pages that need to be created are in red. Or the Major Repositories section on the Maine page has Pages that can be improved.
- Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. & Canada. Also there is a section of Migration Routes on the state page. Everything in black still needs to be created. Use the following helps: Creating a Wiki Article Searching for and Creating Articles.
- A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article FamilySearch Wiki:Stub. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
- Instructions for moderator: To see all of the stub articles for your locality, review Category: Maine stubs.
- A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: Creating a Wiki Article Searching for and Creating Articles.
- Follow the links below to create a requested Wanted page:
- Extinct or Renamed Counties: [[East_County,_Maine|East], New Somerset or West
- Major Repositories: Maine State Archives, Maine State Library, Maine Historical Society, Cutler Memorial Library (Farmington) or Folger Library, University of Maine at Orono
- Migration Routes: Down East
- Look through the list of wanted pages
Maintaining Existing Pages
- A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in Maine. Would you like to help as a moderator?
Other Help Wanted Projects
- If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a Wiki Help Wanted page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.