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== Welcome to ''WAGS Wiki'' ==
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<big>'''Welcome to WAGS ''GenWiki'''''</big>
The objective of this Wiki is to provide a detailed and expanding knowledge base of items on all aspects of '''Western Australian''' family history and genealogical research and education.
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It is envisaged that this Wiki will include: details of the information available; locations of the data; whether held in public or private repositories or collections; and whether the data is in hard copy or digital format, and whether accessible online.  
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The objective of WAGS GenWiki is to provide a detailed and expanding knowledge base on all aspects of genealogical and family history research and education, in particular for '''[[Western Australia]]'''.  
  
It is not intended to be an index or list of items available through commercial or online pay sites, or a catalogue of items available in libraries.  
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It is envisaged that WAGS GenWiki will include: details of the information available; locations of the data, whether held in public or private repositories or collections; whether the data is in hard copy or digital format; and whether accessible online.  
  
Public repositories not only cover collections held at Federal, State and Local Government jurisdictions, and available to the public, but also includes information which is held by these jurisdictions which is not readily available to the public. These repositories include Hospitals, Libraries, Museums, Schools, Universities, and other government institutions.
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We hope that with the help of contributors, WAGS GenWiki will provide a road map for genealogy and family history research and in particular for Western Australian research.
  
Public collections also include those run by non-government and not for profit organisations such as Genealogical and Family History Societies, and Local History Societies or groups. Other examples of public repositories include; Local Studies centers at local libraries; volunteer organisations operating a publicly available facility or service; and purely online facilities.
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Categories in the Wiki include:
  
Private collections or repositories include those held by institutions and other organisations such as; Churches, Corporations, Funeral directors, Hospitals, private Schools and Universities, and individuals who may provide access to their collections to members of the public or specialist researchers.
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* [[Basics]]
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We hope that you are able to contribute to the family history and genealogical knowledge base for Western Australia.
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To contribute to ''WAGS Wiki'' you must be registered on the [http://membership.wags.org.au/ WAGS website]. Contributions will be monitored, and moderated if necessary.  
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* [[Computers]]
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* [[Education]]
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* [[Research]]
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* [[Repositories]]
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To contribute to WAGS GenWiki you must be registered on the [http://membership.wags.org.au/ WAGS website].
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Log in to WAGS GenWiki is via the WAGS Website log in, and then navigate back to the [http://wiki.wags.org.au WAGS GenWiki]. Contributions will be monitored, and moderated if necessary.  
  
 
All wiki pages are open to the public.
 
All wiki pages are open to the public.
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We hope that you are able to contribute to the WAGS GenWiki of family history and genealogical knowledge base.
 
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Consult the [//meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
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--WAGS Webmaster 15:50, 3 May 2013 (EST)
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Category:[[GenWiki]]

Latest revision as of 08:35, 5 May 2013

Welcome to WAGS GenWiki

The objective of WAGS GenWiki is to provide a detailed and expanding knowledge base on all aspects of genealogical and family history research and education, in particular for Western Australia.

It is envisaged that WAGS GenWiki will include: details of the information available; locations of the data, whether held in public or private repositories or collections; whether the data is in hard copy or digital format; and whether accessible online.

We hope that with the help of contributors, WAGS GenWiki will provide a road map for genealogy and family history research and in particular for Western Australian research.

Categories in the Wiki include:


To contribute to WAGS GenWiki you must be registered on the WAGS website.

Log in to WAGS GenWiki is via the WAGS Website log in, and then navigate back to the WAGS GenWiki. Contributions will be monitored, and moderated if necessary.

All wiki pages are open to the public.

We hope that you are able to contribute to the WAGS GenWiki of family history and genealogical knowledge base.


Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software.


--WAGS Webmaster 15:50, 3 May 2013 (EST)

Category:GenWiki