FamilySearch Wiki:In the News
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New York Times article - 13 Nov 2013[edit | edit source]
FamilySearch Wiki mentioned in New York Times article "Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 2"
Genealogy Star - 17 March 2013[edit | edit source]
The State of the Research Wiki. ... it is a hidden wonder when you realize the amount of information already present in its over 71,000 articles
The Morgan County News - 19 November 2011[edit | edit source]
Find your family -FamilySearch Wiki By Don Anderson. About two years ago FamilySearch decided to begin work on a genealogically specific wiki. ... If you are looking for answers on how to research in a particular area, what records are available to search, search strategies, or information on how to use records the FamilySearch wiki is the best place to start.
Genea-Musings - 29 March 2011
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- Randy Seaver posted an interesting article in his blog, Tuesday's Tip - Consider Name Variations For Elusive Ancestors - thanks Randy for the mention!
Genealogy Star - 4 March 2011[edit | edit source]
- A new blog post about the wiki: The good, the bad, and the wiki by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star- you're bound to enjoy this article! :)
Family Tech 4 March 2011[edit | edit source]
- The new Family Tech site on FamilySearch features an article about the Wiki written by one of our community members. Thanks, Robin for a great article!
RootsTech news reports mentions the Wiki - 20 Feb 2011[edit | edit source]
- RootsTech Conference: Convergence brings new technological uses Gadgets, Internet are boon to genealogists.
- Managing RootsTech knowledge - a new page in the wiki was created to capture RootsTech presentations
- RootsTech: The History of Your Family is in the Future
- RootsTech - Day 2 - mentions Wiki engineer Don Stringham's presentation of creating Wiki templates
- RootsTech Ketchup - ok, now we're really stretching, but it's still an interesting article
- Add additional articles as they are discovered.
Examiner.com Features FamilySearch Wiki[edit | edit source]
Titled An Easy Approach to Finding Resources on FamilySearch Wiki, writer Robin Foster of Columbia, South Carolina features the FamilySearch Wiki, describes its value, and includes a video demonstration.
Genea-Musings Blog Features FSWiki Adopt-a-Page[edit | edit source]
In his popular genealogy blog Genea-Musings.com, Randy Seaver of Chula Vista, California highlighted the FamilySearch Wiki "Adopt-a-Page" program. FamilySearch enthusiasts may also enjoy reading his comments on Indexing, FamilySearch Historical Records Collections, and FamilySearch Blogger Day.