Help:New Person Format

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Types of Pages for Individuals

Reserch Notes

Wiki Text

=What we think we know=

==Children==
#{{individual links template}}

=Notes=

=Documents=
{{#ask:[[category:Sources]][[has person::Full Name]]|format=gallery}}

=Research Log=

==References==
<references />

{{#set: 
  has surname=surname
| page type=person
}}

[[Category:Individual]][[Category:Surname]]

Biographical Sketches

Biographical Sketches are long form fully sourced biographies for individuals of note. The following code can be copied and pasted for a general outline. While general outline should be used as much as possible, it can be modified if needed.

Wiki Text

{{Infobox person}}

=Biographical Sketch=
=Children=
#{{individual links template}}
=Discussion and Notes=
=Appendices and Discussions=
{|
|
*[[/Source Table | Table of Sources]]
*[[/Timeline | Timeline]]
|valign="top"|
*[[/Research Log|Research Log]]
|valign="top"|
*[[/Birth Discussion|Birth Discussion]]
*[[/Militia Discussion|Militia Discussion]]
|valign="top"|
*[[/Facts Still Needed|Facts Still Needed]]
*[[/Other Online Sources Discussions|Other Online Sources Discussions]]
|}
=Documents=
{{#ask:[[category:Sources]][[has person::Full Name]]|format=gallery}}

==Refedrences==
<references>

{{#set: 
  has surname=surname
| page type=person
}}

Guidelines

  • Include all major life events, such as birth, death, marriage, occupation, and anything else uncovered troug research.
  • All claims should be sourced. (see Sourcing)
  • Images can be used as appropriate, but should not overshadow the text.
  • the Discussion and Notes section should be used to provide context and information about a fact presented in the Biographical Sketch when needed.

Infobox Person

  • See Infobox Person for help using the info box.
  • Use wiki links whenever possible
  • Use semantic tags whenever possible

Sourcing

Examples

Notes

Notes pages should be used for individuals who don't have a Biographical Sketch as a central location for research notes.


General Guidelines

Important Templates

  • Infobox - Template:Infobox Person
  • Links for individuals with Biographical Sketches where only the first and last names are known. Returns Firs Last (Biographical Sketch, Genealogy Profile).
    {{Individual links first and last |First_Name =First Name |Last_Name =Last Name |TNG_ID =1234567}}
  • Links for individuals with Biographical Sketches where only the first and last names are known. Returns Firs Last (Biographical Sketch, Genealogy Profile).
    {{Individual links first and last |First_Name =First Name |Last_Name =Last Name |TNG_ID =1234567}}

Creating a page for a new individual

  1. Search for the individual at TNG site
  2. In the search results click the name of the individual
  3. click the document icon to the right of the individuals name
  4. click create page
  5. select "new individual" from the drop down.

Categorization