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*'''Links to catalogs''' such as the [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google books], [http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlc/ Family History Library Catalog]among others.
 
*'''Links to catalogs''' such as the [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google books], [http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlc/ Family History Library Catalog]among others.
  
For more [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ontario - Style and Guidelines|style and guidelines for the Ontario Wiki Project]].
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For more [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ontario - Style and Guidelines|style and guidelines for the Ontario Wiki Project]].  
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=== Ontario Wiki Project Phases - Explanation  ===
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*'''Task Difficulty''' Tasks are rated for difficulty. Within each phase task table look for 1, 2, or 3, with 1 being the least difficult and 3 being the most difficult.
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==== Locate Broken Links  ====
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The purpose of this task is to find any broken links on Ontario Province topic pages and then to report the broken links to the Ontario WikiProject director.
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==== Standardize FHL Links  ====
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The purpose of this task is to find and repair Family History Library links on Ontario Province topic pages. <br><br> These links include FHL films and books, online digital books and records found in the FamilySearch Record Search collection. This task is beginner task and requires intermediate experience with opening, reading, editing and reporting about linked FHL resources.
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==== Correcting Website Titles  ====
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The purpose of this task is to find any websites with incorrect titles or title descriptions on Ontario Province topic pages and to repair or report the incorrect titles.<br> This task is an intermediate task and requires basic experience with opening, reading, and editing of linked websites.
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=== Ontario Province Topics Tasks Chart  ===
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Before beginning any tasks please review the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ontario - Style and Guidelines|Ontario Project guidelines]].
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'''FIRST TIME WIKI USERS:''' For instructions on how to edit the wiki use the following:
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The following are tasks to be accomplished for the Ontario Wiki Project. Each task has step-by-step instructions to accomplish it.
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[[Category:WikiProject_Ontario|WikiProject_Ontario]]

Latest revision as of 20:45, 29 March 2013

Overall Objectives

The purpose of the Ontario Wiki Project is to help readers find and use Ontario resources and records for genealogy and family history. The project will update and improve:

Guiding Principles

  • Task Difficulty Tasks are rated for difficulty. Within each phase task table look for 1, 2, or 3, with 1 being the least difficult and 3 being the most difficult.
  • Highlight important and relevant items. Long lists of every website or every publication would bury, rather than highlight, what's important.
  • Tell readers what to expect when they follow a link or search a suggested record.
  • Balance content with these four factors in mind:
a. Genealogical Value. Does this help Wiki users further their research?
b. Clarity. Make sure everyone understands your meaning and the purpose of your words.
c. Brevity. Be succinct as possible without sacrificing purpose or clarity.
d. Documentation. Use footnote(s) to identify the source(s) of the content you are creating.

For each section containing information regarding resources and records, the following should be included:

For more style and guidelines for the Ontario Wiki Project.

Ontario Wiki Project Phases - Explanation

  • Task Difficulty Tasks are rated for difficulty. Within each phase task table look for 1, 2, or 3, with 1 being the least difficult and 3 being the most difficult.

Locate Broken Links

The purpose of this task is to find any broken links on Ontario Province topic pages and then to report the broken links to the Ontario WikiProject director.

Standardize FHL Links

The purpose of this task is to find and repair Family History Library links on Ontario Province topic pages.

These links include FHL films and books, online digital books and records found in the FamilySearch Record Search collection. This task is beginner task and requires intermediate experience with opening, reading, editing and reporting about linked FHL resources.

Correcting Website Titles

The purpose of this task is to find any websites with incorrect titles or title descriptions on Ontario Province topic pages and to repair or report the incorrect titles.
This task is an intermediate task and requires basic experience with opening, reading, and editing of linked websites.

Ontario Province Topics Tasks Chart

Before beginning any tasks please review the Ontario Project guidelines.

FIRST TIME WIKI USERS: For instructions on how to edit the wiki use the following:

The following are tasks to be accomplished for the Ontario Wiki Project. Each task has step-by-step instructions to accomplish it.

Onatario Tasks
Tasks Complete Task Difficulty
Locate Broken Links 1
Standardize FHL Links 3
Correct Website Title 2