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*Beginner's corner. Jana presented in Thursday meeting.
 
*Beginner's corner. Jana presented in Thursday meeting.
 
*SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) [[Beaver County, Utah]] : Need to have Steve Cottrel create a template, since so many links in it. Does this remove our need for the table at the top?  
 
*SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) [[Beaver County, Utah]] : Need to have Steve Cottrel create a template, since so many links in it. Does this remove our need for the table at the top?  
 
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*Review citation of [[Utah Vital Records#Birth_Records|Delayed Birth Registration]] - dates started, etc. (Says 1941 on state page, but no citation.) - Done last time. Thanks Pat!
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**Pat needs a stillbirth from 1942-1960
 
*Libraries: such minor progress, not worth mentioning in meeting.
 
*Libraries: such minor progress, not worth mentioning in meeting.
 
*Strategies [[How to Find Birth Information in the United States]]; [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]]: James if he is on the call:
 
*Strategies [[How to Find Birth Information in the United States]]; [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]]: James if he is on the call:
  
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'''From previous meetings (no progress): '''
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*Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in last meeting: Do only for Ogden, Davis, and others with large compilations..
 
*Maps follow-up: Marilyn will check with Jason Harrison and David Dilts for what they are doing. Results:  
 
*Maps follow-up: Marilyn will check with Jason Harrison and David Dilts for what they are doing. Results:  
 
**Suggestion from last meeting not yet implemented: Newberry atlas of historical county boundaries.
 
**Suggestion from last meeting not yet implemented: Newberry atlas of historical county boundaries.
 
**Oldmapsonline.org draw a square around the area; USGS.gov maps digitizing them
 
**Oldmapsonline.org draw a square around the area; USGS.gov maps digitizing them
 
 
From previous meetings (no progress):
 
*Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in last meeting: Do only for Ogden, Davis, and others with large compilations..
 
 
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Naturalization and Citizenship|FHLC links]]. To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them. Wilma:
 
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Naturalization and Citizenship|FHLC links]]. To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them. Wilma:
*Get documentation of [[Utah Vital Records#Birth_Records|Delayed Birth Registration]] - dates started, etc. (Says 1941 on state page, but no citation.) - Pat Done!
 
**Pat needs a stillbirth from 1942-1960
 
 
*Do the county newspaper pages - Wilma
 
*Do the county newspaper pages - Wilma
 
*Value and frequency of FHLC links - topic of a near future meeting.
 
*Value and frequency of FHLC links - topic of a near future meeting.

Revision as of 22:26, 14 November 2012

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The Wiki currently has 85,859 articles in English

Agenda

Meeting Participants: Marilyn is back! Liz's Dad is ill, she's gone to St. George.

Wiki News

  • Problem with the CSS - grid lines in tables still don't show. It is fixed, but won't be implemented until the next release. No idea when that will be, but there is some hope.
  • Follow-up on committee to standardize all state pages. Don't know if this affects county pages.

News and Events

Review of last meeting

Progress reports


From previous meetings (no progress):

  • Genealogical Surveys also mentioned in last meeting: Do only for Ogden, Davis, and others with large compilations..
  • Maps follow-up: Marilyn will check with Jason Harrison and David Dilts for what they are doing. Results:
    • Suggestion from last meeting not yet implemented: Newberry atlas of historical county boundaries.
    • Oldmapsonline.org draw a square around the area; USGS.gov maps digitizing them
  • FHLC links. To do: once Libraries section is ready, show the FHLC links to the person who has not liked them. Wilma:
  • Do the county newspaper pages - Wilma
  • Value and frequency of FHLC links - topic of a near future meeting.
  • Utah Record Selection Table needs updating. (Just keeping on the list until done)

Idea share

Most important (county) discussions remaining: (prioritized in last week's meeting)

Minimum information for each topic:

Per project leaders meeting (Oct 23) and group meeting (Oct 31)
  • Blurb giving value and scope of the records
  • FHLC link
  • Link to the Utah page for that topic
  • Links to Ancestry.com and FS Historical Records collections Done by Jana early Nov.

"Boots on the ground" person or group to maintain, update, add to each county.

Ideas per group meeting Oct 31
  • UGA Patsy can get zips of UGA members and contact for their interest
  • FHCs in area - do they know someone they can suggest?
  • Libraries in area
  • ULA - Pat can email everyone asking for help


We are aiming at 19 December 2012 as completing what will be done as a project.