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''[[United States|United States]] [[ImageFamilySearch Wiki:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South DakotaCurrent Projects|South Dakota]] [[ImageFamilySearch Wiki:Gotoarrow.pngCurrent Projects]] WikiProject South Dakota''
[[Image:South Dakota flag.png|right|250px|South Dakota flag.png]] == Purpose ==
=== Overall Objectives ===To increase valuable content on the South Dakota pages in a rapid manner.
The purpose of the South Dakota Wiki Project is to help readers find and use South Dakota resources and records for genealogy and family history. The project will update and improve:
*South Dakota county pages. Example [[Aurora County, South Dakota|Aurora County]] *[[South Dakota|South Dakota]] main page. *Statewide topic pages. Example [[South Dakota Vital Records|Vital Records]] *Other South Dakota-related pages== Contact ==
=== Guiding Principles ===[[User:Evancol|Jane Colmenares]]
*'''== 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.List ==[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Task List|Task List]]
*'''Highlight important == Instructions ==This project is multi-layered with varying degrees of complexity so everyone can participate. Select an area to work on and relevant items'''. Long lists of every website or every publication would bury, rather than highlight, what's importantthen sign it out on the Task List.
*'''Tell readers what === Cemetery Tables ===Level: Intermediate. You will add cemetery tables to expect''' when they follow a link or search a suggested recordthe Cemeteries heading. This does involve getting website links and pasting them into the table.
*Status: '''Balance contentActive''' with these four factors in mind:
:a. [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Hows#Genealogical_Value|'''Genealogical Value.''']] Does this help Wiki users further their research?<br> :b. '''Clarity.''' Make sure everyone understands your meaning and the purpose of your words.<br> :c. '''Brevity.''' Be succinct as possible without sacrificing purpose or clarity.<br> :d. '''Documentation.''' Use footnote(s) to identify the source(s) of the content you are creating.<br>----
For each section containing information regarding resources and records, === Historical Population Tables ===Level: Intermediate. You will add a census table to the following should be included: Census heading. This does involve entering numbers into the table.
*'''Links to online resourcesStatus: ''' indexes and/or images of records or how to use those records. *Pending'''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 County Pages - Style and GuidelinesSouth Dakota Historical Population|style and guidelines for the Ohio Wiki ProjectInstructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Historical_Populations_Task_List|Task List]].
=== South Dakota Wiki Project Phases - Explanation ===---
===Populated Places = [[FamilySearch Wiki==Level:WikiProject South Dakota#Background_and_Repositories_Tasks|Repositories - Tasks]] ====Cut and Paste. You will get this information from Wikipedia and paste it into the Populated Places heading and then cite Wikipedia.
The first set of tasks includes adding content to each South Dakota county page. Content will be added by completing written tasks which will apply to each county. These tasks will have written instructions giving guidance on how to enter information, format the information, and how to cite the information, when applicable. Some of these tasks entail specificallyStatus: '''Pending'''<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South Dakota_Populated_Places|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Populated_Places|Task List]]
:*'''County headings'''<br> :*'''Verify parent county and surrounding counties''' :*'''County repositories (libraries, archives, museums)''' - contact information for repositories that hold original and compiled records for individuals that lived in that county including links to the repositories' websites with additional information :*'''Locate Family History Centers'''---
===Boundary Changes = [[FamilySearch Wiki==Level:WikiProject South Dakota#Vital_Records_Tasks|Other Records - Tasks]] ====Cut and paste. You will insert text and appropriate links under Boundary Changes heading.
The other groups of tasks focus on the following record typesStatus: '''Pending'''</font><br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South Dakota_Boundary_Changes|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Boundary_Changes|Task List]]
:*'''Vital Records''' <br> :*'''Probate Records'''<br> :*'''Land Records '''<br> :*'''Newspapers'''<br> :*'''Church records <br>''' :*'''County histories<br>''' :*'''Tax records'''<br> :*'''Cemeteries '''<br>----
Each record type above will include what records are available, time period the record covers === Maps and how they can be accessed including links to databases, images and references to books and microfilm Gazetteers ===Level: Cut and paste. You will paste in appropriate information to repositoriesabout maps/gazetteers under that heading.
=== Status: '''Pending'''</font><br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Wiki Project Tasks ===Maps|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Maps_and_Gazetteers|Task List]]
Before beginning any tasks please review the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Ohio - Style and Guidelines|Ohio Project guidelines]]. ---
'''FIRST TIME WIKI USERS=== Newspapers ===Level:''' For instructions on how Intermediate. You will research several websites to edit see if digitized newspapers can be found for the wiki use county and then enter them under the following: Newspaper heading.
Status:* '''Pending'''</font><br>[[HelpFamilySearch Wiki:Videos and lessonsWikiProject South Dakota Newspapers|Online and Video Instructions]]&nbsp; <br>:*[[HelpFamilySearch_Wiki:Editing The WikiWikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Newspapers|Editing on the Wiki written instructionsTask List]]----
The following are tasks to === Census ===Level: Cut and paste. You will be accomplished for placing links under the South Dakota Wiki Project. Each task has step-by-step instructions to accomplish it. '''SOME TASKS ARE NOT YET COMPLETED. WHEN TASKS ARE LINKED (typed in blue) THEY ARE READY FOR PARTICIPANTS TO WORK ON THEM.''' Census heading<br>
*Status: '''Task DifficultyPending''' 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.</font><br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South Dakota_Census|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Census_Task_List|Task List]]
==== Background and Repositories Tasks ====----
{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" borderLand and Property ==="1"|+ '''South Dakota county/topic interest list''' |-| ''Topics'' <br>Not all counties have records included in these tasks. Please add the tasks only to the counties listed. Tasks and the list of counties appear when you click on the blue link. | Complete | Task Difficulty|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Standardize County Subject Headings|Standardize County subject headings.]] | | 3|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks- Neighboring Counties|Verify neighboring counties.]] | <br> | 2|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Parent Counties|Verify parent counties.]] | <br> | 1|-| [[FamilySearch WikiLevel:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Societies|Locate county societies. Add contact information, link, Cut and significant collectionspaste.]] | <br> | 3|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Repositories|Locate county archives, libraries and museums. Add contact You will be placing links/information, link, under the Land and significant collections.]] | <br> | 3|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Family History Centers|Locate Family History Centers. Add link.]] | <br> | 3|}Property heading
Status: '''Pending'''</font><br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Land and Property|Instructions]]<br> [[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Land_and_Property|Task List]]----
==== Vital Records Tasks =Military ===Level: Cut and paste. You will be placing links/information under the Military heading.<br>Status: '''Pending''</font><br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South Dakota_Military|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_South_Dakota_Task_List#Military_Task_List|Task List]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks - Vital Records Intro|Add Vital Records Introduction]]
| [[User:Patricialarkin|Patricialarkin]] 20:41, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks - Vital Records Subheadings|Add Vital Records Subheadings]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Ancestry Vital Records Part A|Add Ancestry Vital Records Part A.]]&nbsp;Wait to complete this &nbsp;task until Vital Records Intro and Subheadings tasks are complete for your chosen county.<br>
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Ancestry Vital Records Part B|Add Ancestry Vital Records Part B.]] Wait to complete this task until Vital Records Intro and Subheadings tasks are complete for your chosen county.<br>
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-FamilySearch Vital Records|Add FamilySearch Vital Records]]. Wait to complete this task until Vital Records Intro and Subheadings tasks are complete for your chosen county.<br>
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Vital Records Other Repositories|Add Vital Records Other Repositories template]]
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==== Probate and Land Records Tasks =Checking Links on Pages===Level: <br>Status: '''Pending'''<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Links|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South_Dakota_Task_List#Links|Task List]]
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| ''Topics'' <br>Not all counties have records included in these tasks. Please add the tasks only to the counties listed. Counties appear when you click on the blue link.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks – Probate Intro|Add Probate Records Introduction]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Ancestry Probate|Add Ancestry Probate Records]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-FamilySearch Probate Records|Add FamilySearch Probate Records.]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Probate Records Other Repositories|Add Probate Records Other Repositories template.]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks - Land and Property Intro|Add Land and Property Records Introduction]]
| [[User:Patricialarkin|Patricialarkin]] 20:40, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Land and Property Records Other Repositories|Add Land and Property Other Repositories template]]<br>
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-US GenWeb Vital, Land and Probate|US GenWeb Vital, Land and Probate Links]]
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--------=== Bolded Titles ===Level: Beginner<br>Status: '''Pending'''<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Bolded Titles|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Task List#Bolded Titles|Task List]]
==== Newspapers and Church Records Tasks ====
{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|+ '''South Dakota county/topic interest list''' |-| ''Topics'' <br>Not all counties have records included in these tasks. Please add the tasks only to the counties listed. Tasks and the list of counties appear when you click on the blue link. | Complete | Task Difficulty|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks – Newspaper Intro|Add Historical Newspapers Introduction and Headings]] | <br> | 2|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-US GenWeb Church, Tax and Newspaper Records|US GenWeb Church, Tax and Newspaper Records]] | <br> | 3|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Newspaper Records Other Repositories|Add newspaper records other repositories template]] | [[User:Patricialarkin|Patricialarkin]] 20:39, 27 June 2013 (UTC)| 1|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks - Church Intro|Add Church Records Introduction]] | [[User:Patricialarkin|Patricialarkin]] 20:39, 27 June 2013 (UTC)| 1|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks - Church Subheadings|Add Church Subheadings]] | | 2|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-FamilySearch Church Records|Add FamilySearch church records.]] | | 2|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Church Records Other Repositories|Add church records other repositories template]].<br> | | 3|}
=== Intros ===Level: Beginner<br>Status: '''Pending'''<br>[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_Removing_Intros|Instructions]]<br>[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Task List#Intros|Task List]]
==== County Histories Tasks ====
{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"
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| ''Topics'' <br>Not all counties have records included in these tasks. Please add the tasks only to the counties listed. Tasks and the list of counties appear when you click on the blue link.
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks - County Histories Intro|Add County Histories Introduction]]
| [[User:Ericcharlesperazzo|Ericcharlesperazzo]] 01:58, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-FamilySearch County Histories|FamilySearch County Histories]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Ancestry County Histories|Ancestry County Histories]]
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| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-County Histories found in Google Books and Internet Archive|County Histories found in Google Books and Internet Archive]]
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<br> ==== Tax and Cemetery Records Tasks ==== {| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="1"|+ '''South Dakota county/topic interest list'''&nbsp; |-| ''Topics'' <br>Not all counties have records included in these tasks. Please add the tasks only to the counties listed. Tasks and the list of counties appear when you click on the blue link. | Complete | Task Difficulty|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks - Tax Intro|Add Tax Records Introduction]] | | 1|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject South Dakota Tasks-Tax Records Other Repositories|Add tax records other repositories template]].<br> | | 3|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks - Cemetery Intro|Add Cemetery Records Intro]] | | 2|-| [[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Project South Dakota Tasks - Cemetery Online Links|Add Cemetery Online Links]] | | 3|} <br>  === Example of South Dakota County Page === [[Aurora County, South Dakota|Aurora County, South Dakota]] === Schedule === === Guidelines and Style === [[FamilySearch WikiCategory:WikiProject Ohio - Style and Guidelines|Style and guidelines]] for the Ohio Wiki Project  === Participants === ==== Registration ==== ==== Discussion and Forum ==== Paticipants are encouraged to use the[http://www.facebook.com/OhioWikiProjectGroup Facebook Ohio Genealogy Wiki Project Group] as a forum for questions and discussions.  === Community Meetings === '''To be determined'''  Online meetings with focus on Wiki pages for South Dakota.  *Share ideas, suggest improvements *Get news and progress reports. Attend from home, at a library, or wherever you have an internet connection and a telephone.  ==== Current Meetings ==== None are scheduled at this time.  [[Category:WikiProject_South_Dakota|WikiProject_South_DakotaUnited States]]
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