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== Future meetings  ==
 
== Future meetings  ==

Revision as of 04:57, 9 May 2012

Click to join the meeting, 9:00–10:00 a.m. Wednesdays (Mountain). Meeting ID: 6804, click Attend Meeting, Sign in as a Guest (preferably with your name). (Further instructions under the label Join the meeting)

Welcome! Make a difference! Add your voice to the Utah Wiki Project.

Join with other Utah project participants to see progress, to share ideas, and to get news and training. Please add items to the agenda before or bring them up during the conversation.
The Wiki currently has 85,721 articles in English

Agenda

Introductions



Anyone new to this meeting?

Meeting Participants:


News and Events

  • 1940 Census Help UGA's project with FamilySearch Indexing.
  • Creation of Utah Wiki Project Forum (date to be announced- but soon)

Review of last meeting


Progress reports

  • See current "Tip" icon: Utah Newspapers What do you think?
      • Newspapers task: Several counties done, soon will be testing the instructions on new people (who could turn out to be contributors. A bigger purpose is to make the task instructions "doable," in case others want to do the same for their states or counties.
  • Three meetings with Jana, Liz, and Wilma. Our objective is to get something started on a topic, so people in the regular meeting can respond, give feedback, add ideas, suggest resources. We also organize notes from previous discussions so we can move forward steadily.
  • Ideas for formatting Vital Records have been set forth. More in the discussion area.


Idea share

Review wording, etc. for the county newspaper page.

Task for brief discussion

Topics that may need less discussion: Leader/assistants do examples, get suggestions and approval: Liz and Jana have volunteered to be assistants.

Nothing further has been done on "Quick" tasks this past 3 weeks.

Future "quick" tasks:

  • Obituaries
  • Probate
  • Land and property
  • Court
  • Funeral home records


Vital records (BMD, Div)

Vital Records discussion led by Jana. Your responses to:

  • Date or timeline concept giving suggestions based on birth years
    • Suggestions for before county formed? Before Territory?
  • Table concept
      • "Suggestions" Alternate/Substitute
    • How deep to go with suggestions
  • Specific sources

Future meetings

Meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.

Next week:

  • Progress reports
  • To be determined by the group

To discuss soon:

Tasks for:

  • Vital records setup: making ready for items to be entered
  • Cemetery records
  • Church records
  • Funeral home records
  • Land and property
  • Probate
  • Court
  • Provide context continued
  • Tip Bank continued.