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What is the FamilySearch Research Wiki?
== What is the FamilySearch Research Wiki? ==
The FamilySearch Research Wiki is a free, online genealogical guide created and maintained by FamilySearch. It contains links to genealogy databases and online , websites, other resources, research strategies, and other genealogical guidance to assist you in the search of for your ancestorancestors. Articles included are locality pages for countries around the world and topic pages that include pertinent genealogy record types explaining how to use the record, what it contains, and how to find it.<br>
== Purpose of the FamilySearch Research Wiki ==
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsors the FamilySearch Research Wiki. The Research Wiki is a private resource offered as a public service.<br>
It was created to:<br>
*Promote the activities of collecting, compiling, maintaining genealogical research for the use and benefit of everyone. *Offer educational resources by sharing information about genealogical methodology and records.*Assist in fulfilling the genealogical responsibilities of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
== Search Places and Topics, Not People ==
== Additional Research Help ==
*[[Resources for individual help]]
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers ]]
*[[Research Resources]]
== Contributing To The to the Wiki ==
=== Contributors Expectations ===
In addition to [https://www.familysearch.org/legal/terms FamilySearch Terms of Use,] we require contributors not to use the Wiki as a forum to conjecture, gossip, or debate about the priorities, motives, processes, policies, or competence of FamilySearch or its personnel. These activities fall outside of the scope and use of this site and may result in loss of contributor privileges.<br>
*[[Wiki Tools for Research|Wiki Tools for Research]]
=== Guidelines For for Adding Content To The to the Wiki ===
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics|Wiki Purpose and Appropriate Topics]]
*[[Help:Guiding Principles and Policies|Guiding Principles]]
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Manual of Style|Wiki Manual of Style]]
 
== Notifications from the Wiki ==
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[[Category:FamilySearch Wiki Policy]] [[Category:Wiki Policies and Guidelines]]
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