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== Welcome to StaffWiki at http://libstaff.csu.edu/wiki/ ==
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==[[Staffwiki:Community_Portal|Table of Content Page]]==
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The Table of Contents is the [[Staffwiki:Community_Portal]]
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A wiki is a shared online information repository created and maintained by its user community.  Please log in and create or edit pages in StaffWiki. 
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==[[Welcome Page|Welcome to the CSU Library Staff Wiki]]==
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This wiki, a type of Content Management System (CMS), is community written and edited, with all additions, changes, and deletions documented and loggedThese logs are used by the Web Committee of the University Library and/or the Webmaster of the University Library, to counter abuse of this wiki editing and content provision system.
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The [[Welcome Page]] of StaffWiki contains introductory information about the purpose of the site, how to get started adding information pages, and examples of other wikisNotice this [[Main Page]] is always available in the navigation box to the left.  '''''This is a good place for a beginner to start.'''''
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Please log in and create or edit pages in StaffWiki with the exception of '''this page''', the '''Main Page''' which is supported by the Office of Digitization and Web Services to keep this Main Page useful to the library staff community.
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=== Quick Links for logged-in pros ===
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*Features like skins, appearance, and behavior of this wiki, can be set to your preference.  Visit [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Skins this_manual_entry] to learn about using skins.  Then go to [[Special:Preferences]] to set your skin from among those available.  Let [mailto:wgraham@csu.edu?subject=WIKI_SKIN me] know whether you want me to install a new one.
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== Getting started ==
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*[[Special:NewPages]] Special pages for finding what new pages have been added to the wiki.  Easy to use, I suggest choosing "all" for namespace if you want to search.
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This site uses the MediaWiki software package which is robust, easy, secure, and field-tested. Wikipedia, Google, and [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Sites_using_MediaWiki:many other corporate and educational sites] use this content management system. 
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Just click to go to your choice of page from the pages displayed.
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New users should consult the [http://en.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software. You  should familiarize yourself with the options available within this powerful CMS. Explore the many details at [http://www.mediawiki.org:Mediawiki's Main Site], or focus on the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages | basic editing information].  Many wiki users need never venture into the details of adding images, media, or scripting to their site.  Details of these operations are available in the usage help pages.
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=='''[[StaffWiki:Community_Portal|Community Portal]]'''==
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== Some Examples to get started creating and editing pages ==
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The portal page contains a user maintained Table of Contents. The expectation for this page is that it will become well organized with clear and easy to understand labelsThe left pane always contains a link to the [[StaffWiki:Community_Portal | Community Portal]].
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You need your user name and password, then click "log in" located in the upper right corner of the browser's window. If you need help doing this or have forgotten your user name and/or password, call the Webmaster, x2257. 
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In your browser's address bar type something like http://libstaff.csu.edu/wiki/index.php/Francis_Bacon, replacing '''Francis_Bacon''' with a name you choose.  You may now edit the page (which will create it), navigate away from the page without saving changes, or update an existing page of that nameThis is the normal way to navigate to a page without following a link.
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The ways to edit a page are described [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages|here].
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Current revision as of 13:06, 18 August 2010

Contents

Table of Content Page

The Table of Contents is the Staffwiki:Community_Portal

Welcome to the CSU Library Staff Wiki

The Welcome Page of StaffWiki contains introductory information about the purpose of the site, how to get started adding information pages, and examples of other wikis. Notice this Main Page is always available in the navigation box to the left. This is a good place for a beginner to start.

Quick Links for logged-in pros

  • Features like skins, appearance, and behavior of this wiki, can be set to your preference. Visit this_manual_entry to learn about using skins. Then go to Special:Preferences to set your skin from among those available. Let me know whether you want me to install a new one.
  • Special:NewPages Special pages for finding what new pages have been added to the wiki. Easy to use, I suggest choosing "all" for namespace if you want to search.

Just click to go to your choice of page from the pages displayed.

Community Portal

The portal page contains a user maintained Table of Contents. The expectation for this page is that it will become well organized with clear and easy to understand labels. The left pane always contains a link to the Community Portal.

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