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= Many Hands Make Light Work...&nbsp;<br>  =
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
===== [[Image:Volunteer icon 2 flat.png|left|40x25px|Volunteer icon 2 flat.png]]&nbsp;[[Form|Fill out this form]]&nbsp;to get started as a Wiki Volunteer and let us know what you're interested in helping with.<br>  =====
 
 
 
 
== '''Pages &amp; Projects&nbsp;That Need Your Help'''  ==
 
== '''Pages &amp; Projects&nbsp;That Need Your Help'''  ==
  
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*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. &amp; Canada.<br>
 
*Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. &amp; Canada.<br>
  
=== Stub Pages<br> ===
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=== Stub Pages  ===
  
: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, click here: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Stub Instructions for filling out stub articles]. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:
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: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:
  
 
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=== Wanted Pages  ===
 
=== Wanted Pages  ===
  
: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:&nbsp; [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article]| or&nbsp;[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
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: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:&nbsp; [http://bcove.me/m9ttknth Creating a Wiki Article] or [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html Searching for and Creating Articles].
  
 
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
 
:Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:
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::*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:WantedPages Look through more wanted pages here]
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::*Look through more wanted pages listed on [[Special:WantedPages]]
  
 
=== Ongoing Projects  ===
 
=== Ongoing Projects  ===
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Projects_Seeking_Contributors Wiki Projects seeking contributors<br>]  
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*[[Projects_Seeking_Contributors|Wiki Projects seeking contributors]]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Cleanup Wiki Cleanup Projects]
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*[[FamilySearch_Wiki:Cleanup|Wiki Cleanup Projects]]
  
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
 
=== Specific Needs for Your Area  ===
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*Check and fix broken links  
 
*Check and fix broken links  
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*[[FamilySearch_Wiki:Patrolling|Patrolling]]
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*[[Help:Patrolling_new_pages|Patrolling New Pages]]
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*[[Help:Categorization|Add Catagories to pages]]
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Patrolling Patrolling]
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=== Other Help Wanted  ===
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Patrolling_new_pages Patrolling New Pages]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Patrolling_recent_changes Patrolling Recent Changes]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Categorization Add Catagories to pages]
 
 
 
=== Other Help Wanted&nbsp;<br> ===
 
  
 
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">The Country pages, the state and provenience pages, and the county and parish pages need you!&nbsp;To learn more about what help is needed in specific countries enter the words 'help wanted' in the search box and click on the country you have an interest in. At the bottom of most of these pages is a list containing instructions and information on what is needed for that particular area.</span>  
 
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">The Country pages, the state and provenience pages, and the county and parish pages need you!&nbsp;To learn more about what help is needed in specific countries enter the words 'help wanted' in the search box and click on the country you have an interest in. At the bottom of most of these pages is a list containing instructions and information on what is needed for that particular area.</span>  
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">In addition to that, here are some simple ways you can add information other researchers need!</span>  
 
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">In addition to that, here are some simple ways you can add information other researchers need!</span>  
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Create_an_external_link Add links] to the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/browseByCategory David Rumsey Map Collection] for the state or county in question. For an example, see the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Pennsylvania Pennsylvania].  
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*[[Create_an_external_link|Add links]] to the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/browseByCategory David Rumsey Map Collection] for the state or county in question. For an example, see the [[Pennsylvania]].  
 
*Add each state or county's creation date and parent states/counties. This information can be found using the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Place Search] in the Family History Library Catalog.  
 
*Add each state or county's creation date and parent states/counties. This information can be found using the [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Place Search] in the Family History Library Catalog.  
*Add links to digitized state and county histories. A large collection of such histories is [http://sites.lib.byu.edu/fhc//index.php Brigham Young University's Family History Archives]. A shortcut to searching it for local histories is on the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/BYU-FHL_Digital_Book_Collection BYU-FHL Digital Books Collection page.]
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*Add links to digitized state and county histories. A large collection of such histories is [http://sites.lib.byu.edu/fhc//index.php Brigham Young University's Family History Archives]. A shortcut to searching it for local histories is on the [[BYU-FHL_Digital_Book_Collection|BYU-FHL Digital Books Collection page]].  
*The Research Wiki is also available in ten other [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Non-English_versions_of_th
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*The Research Wiki is also available in ten other [[FamilySearch_Wiki:Non-English_versions_of_the_wiki|languages]]. You can help by [[FamilySearch_Wiki:Translation|translating pages]] into one of the other languages.
e_wiki languages]. You can help by [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Translation translating pages] into one of the other languages.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 14:29, 16 February 2013

FamilySearch Wiki Needs Volunteers to Help...

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.

Volunteer Wiki

Pages & Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

  • Adding Categories
  • Fixing broken links

Here are some projects that a volunteer can work on with minimal training. Contact Marilyn Markham at the Family History Library (801.240.3380) for training.

  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Outside company providing content ... we are putting in the wiki for formatting.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. & Canada.

Stub Pages

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:
  • a
  • b
  • c
Instructions for moderator: To see all of the stub articles for your locality click here... See the locality in Stub Types.

Wanted Pages

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 or Searching for and Creating Articles.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

Ongoing Projects

Specific Needs for Your Area

  • a
  • b
  • c

Maintaining Existing Pages

Other Help Wanted

The Country pages, the state and provenience pages, and the county and parish pages need you! To learn more about what help is needed in specific countries enter the words 'help wanted' in the search box and click on the country you have an interest in. At the bottom of most of these pages is a list containing instructions and information on what is needed for that particular area.

In addition to that, here are some simple ways you can add information other researchers need!

Moderator Needed

A moderator is needed to work with and support contributors in (State). Would you like to help as a moderator?