FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Copy Research Guidance and Help Content into the Wiki
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The FamilySearch Research Help content was reviewed for possible inclusion in FamilySearch Research Wiki. This article documents the decisions that were made. The task to move content from FamilySearch Research Help to FamilySearch Research Wiki was given to the research consultants in the Family History Library. Wiki community members also helped with the project.
The remaining content was not specific to a single locality:
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| Reference Documents on FamilySearch
||Wiki Article||Sign up||% Done|
|Organizing Your Genealogy Using Computers||No, per WA June 2010|| Outdated now
|Organizing Your Paper Files Using Binders||Organizing Your Files||Not same, but good|| |
| Research Outlines on FamilySearch
||Wiki Portal||Sign up||% Done|
|Jewish Genealogy||Jewish Family History||Diltsgd|| 100%|
|Preparing a Family History||Preparing a Family History||N/A||100%|
|Resource Guides on FamilySearch||Wiki Article||Sign up||% Done|
|A Guide to Research||A Guide to Research|| N/A
|Discovering Your Family Tree||No, do not add this to the Wiki. This publication has been discontinued||N/A||N/A|
|Family History Library and Family History Centers||The Wiki has a page about Finding a Family History Center and about the Family History Library. Need to evaluate if any content in the FamilySearch article needs to be added to either of these two pages in the Wiki.||
|Family History Materials List||Do not add to the Wiki. Done online now through Distribution||N/A||N/A|
|Gifts, Donations and Loans to the Genealogical Society of Utah||Is on Family History Library page in the Wiki||
|Hiring a Professional Genealogist||In Wiki July 2010||
|How Do I Start||How to Start Your Family History||
|FamilySearch Lesson Series #7 Use the internet for family history research||Use the internet for family history research Did not do Appendix B. Do an image capture?|| AdkinsWH
|FamilySearch Lesson Series # 3 Involve Children and Youth in Family History||Involve Children and Youth in Family History Notes in talk page to add images, illustrations|| AdkinsWH
|FamilySearch Lesson Series #4 Write a Personal History||Write a Personal History Links to websites needed|| AdkinsWH
|FamilySearch Lesson Series #5 Create a Family History||Create a Family History Links to websites needed|| AdkinsWH
|FamilySearch Lesson Series #6 Involve Your Extended Family in Family History||Involve Your Extended Family in Family History Links to websites needed|| AdkinsWH
The glossary in the Wiki was originally obtained from SourceGuide. The glossary on FamilySearch.org contains more content than what was obtained from SourceGuide. The glossary on FamilySearch.org contains a lot of translations from foreign languages to English. It is possible that the foreign language words in the FamilySearch glossary are repeated in the Word Lists. Further analysis is needed to know for sure. When working on this project the two glossaries need to be compared and additional terms added to the Wiki.
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