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*LIS use, academic use
 
*LIS use, academic use
 
*Similar tools: Drupal, Wordpress, Gdocs
 
*Similar tools: Drupal, Wordpress, Gdocs
*Internal policies:
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====Internal policies====
**Look around first - the content you’re thinking of probably exists in some form and can be updated.
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*Look around first - the content you’re thinking of probably exists in some form and can be updated.
**Don’t re-invent the wheel - someone else has probably had this situation before, and written about it! http://xkcd.com/627/
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*Don’t re-invent the wheel - someone else has probably had this situation before, and written about it!  
**Good idea to check w/ staff before or after updating a page.
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**http://xkcd.com/627/
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*Good idea to check w/ staff before or after updating a page.
 
==”Wikitext” markup==
 
==”Wikitext” markup==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wikipedia instructions]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Full Wikipedia instructions]
*[[Foreign Language Input and Support|example]]
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**[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cheatsheet Shorter Wikipedia cheatsheet]
*[[Wireless]]
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*[[Foreign Language Input and Support|Example from LIS Wiki]]
  
 
==Work session==
 
==Work session==
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* Newlines under headers are ignored.
 
* Newlines under headers are ignored.
 
* Use the History pages and the undo button to revert changes.
 
* Use the History pages and the undo button to revert changes.
 
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* Upload images and other files by going to Tools - Upload file on the left, then following the instructions on that page.
this is some text
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* Just one newline will be ignored; use two newlines for a new paragraph.
<br>i really want this to be just one line below
 

Latest revision as of 16:13, 28 May 2015

Intro: What is wiki? Why use it? When? How?

  • LIS use, academic use
  • Similar tools: Drupal, Wordpress, Gdocs

Internal policies

  • Look around first - the content you’re thinking of probably exists in some form and can be updated.
  • Don’t re-invent the wheel - someone else has probably had this situation before, and written about it!
  • Good idea to check w/ staff before or after updating a page.

”Wikitext” markup

Work session

Create user page with a good ToC, couple lists, text in different formats, internal links, external links. Notes:

  • Newlines under headers are ignored.
  • Use the History pages and the undo button to revert changes.
  • Upload images and other files by going to Tools - Upload file on the left, then following the instructions on that page.
  • Just one newline will be ignored; use two newlines for a new paragraph.
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