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==OWW Services==
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[[Image:openwetware_orientation.png|thumb|right|350px|Visual guide to OpenWetWare welcome page]]
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==Common tasks==
  
 
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Host your course website
 
Host your course website
  
|[[Image:Service collaboration.png|left|40px]]
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'''Collaboration'''<br>
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'''[[OpenWetWare:About|About]]'''<br>
Organize collaborative projects
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Learn more about OpenWetWare
  
 
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==More new user help==
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==More help==
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===For new users===
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*[[OpenWetWare:Getting started|Getting started]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|Wikipedia's tutorial on using a wiki]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|Wikipedia's tutorial on using a wiki]]
*[[OpenWetWare:FAQ]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:FAQ|FAQ]]
*[[Etiquette|OWW etiquette]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Etiquette|Etiquette]]
 
 
==Editing help==
 
 
*[[Simple wiki editing examples|Simple page editing]]
 
*[[Simple wiki editing examples|Simple page editing]]
*[[Wikipedia:How to edit a page|More advanced page editing]]
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*[[Help:Chat|Real-time chat]]
*[[Sandbox|Sandbox to experiment with editing]]
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*[[MetaWikiPedia:Table|Editing tables]]
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===Editing help===
*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Picture_tutorial|Formatting pictures]]
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*[[Sandbox|Experiment in the sandbox]]
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*[[MetaWikiPedia:Table|Edit tables]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Picture_tutorial|Format pictures]]
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*[[Help:Reverting edits|Undo an edit to a page]]
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*[[Help:Page naming conventions|Choose a proper name for your page]]
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*[[Help:Renaming pages|Rename or move a page]]
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*[[Help:Deleting pages|Deleting a page]]
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*[[Help:Email|Email and OpenWetWare]]
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*[[Help:Changing my username|Changing your username]]
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===Advanced help===
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:How to edit a page|Advanced page editing]]
 
*[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions|Extensions for advanced editing]]
 
*[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions|Extensions for advanced editing]]
*[[Help:Citations|Citations]]
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*[[Help:Chemical diagrams|Draw chemical diagrams]]
*[[Help:Special character support|Using special characters]]
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*[[Help:Plots|Draw plots]]
 
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*[[Help:Charts|Generate line, bar and pie charts]]
*[[Help:Page naming conventions|Guidelines for choosing a proper name for your page]]
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*[[Help:Citations|Cite books and papers]]
*[[Help:Renaming pages|Instructions for how to rename a page]]
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*[[Help:Presentations|Make presentations]]
*[[Help:Reverting edits|Instruction for undoing an edit to a particular page]]
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*[[Help:Special character support|Use special characters]]
 
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*[[Help:Databases|Accessing network databases]]
''If you can't find the information on one of the help pages listed above, ask the question here.''
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*[[Help:RSS|RSS feeds of changes]]
*[[Help:Wiki questions|Wiki-related questions and answers]]
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*[[Help:DPL Goals|Use wiki for tasks and goals]]
 
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==Administrator help==
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===Administrator help===
 
*[[Help:Adding new users|Adding new users]]
 
*[[Help:Adding new users|Adding new users]]
 
*[[OpenWetWare:Community Portal|Contributing to the OWW community]]
 
*[[OpenWetWare:Community Portal|Contributing to the OWW community]]
 
*Also, see [[:Category:Maintenance_templates | useful maintenance templates]].
 
*Also, see [[:Category:Maintenance_templates | useful maintenance templates]].
 
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==Providing help==
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===Ask for help===
''Have a cool OWW tip that you don't know where to add? Add it to this page.''
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''Can't find what you need above?''
*[[OpenWetWare:Tips | Tips on using OpenWetWare]]
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*[[Help:Wiki questions|Post a question]]
''Go ahead and try to answer other people's questions here.''
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*[[OpenWetWare:Wiki questions|Wiki-related questions and answers]]
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===Provide help===
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''Have a cool OWW tip that you want to share?''
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*[[OpenWetWare:Tips | Post tips on using OpenWetWare]]
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''Try to answer other people's questions here.''
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*[[Help:Wiki questions|Answer questions about the wiki]]
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==Ways to participate==
 
==Ways to participate==
  
 
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|[[Image:CommunityDevelopment.png|left|40px]]
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|[[Image:CommunityDevelopment.png|left|50px]]
 
[[OpenWetWare:Steering committee members|'''Join the OpenWetWare steering committee''']]<br>
 
[[OpenWetWare:Steering committee members|'''Join the OpenWetWare steering committee''']]<br>
The [[OpenWetWare:Steering committee|steering committee]] makes decisions about the overall direction of the site.
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Help shape the overall direction of the site.
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|[[Image:RecentChanges icon.png|left|50px]]
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[[Special:Recentchanges|'''Check the recent changes''']]<br>
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Bookmark the recent changes list.
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|[[Image:CommunityDevelopment.png|left|50px]]
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[[OpenWetWare:Mailing lists|'''Subscribe to mailing lists''']]<br>
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We have various mailing lists to enable discussion.
  
|[[Image:Ideas.png|left|40px]]
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|[[Image:Ideas.png|left|50px]]
[[OpenWetWare:To do list |'''To do list''']]<br>
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[[OpenWetWare:Ideas |'''Ideas for OpenWetWare''']]<br>
Want to help make OWW better? Join one of these projects!
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Chime in with general ideas for improving OWW.
  
 
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|[[Image:Software.png|left|40px]]
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|[[Image:Software.png|left|50px]]
 
[[OpenWetWare:Software/Feature requests |'''Request new software features''']]<br>
 
[[OpenWetWare:Software/Feature requests |'''Request new software features''']]<br>
Have a new feature you'd like to see implemented in OWW?  Add it to the list.
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Add new features you'd like to see implemented in OWW.
  
|[[Image:Software.png|left|40px]]
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|[[Image:Software.png|left|50px]]
 
[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions |'''Useful extensions''']]<br>
 
[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions |'''Useful extensions''']]<br>
Check out these cool extensions we have to make using OWW easier!
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Tools to make using OWW easier.
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|[[Image:Protocols Icon3.png|left|50px]]
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[[OpenWetWare:To do list |'''To do list''']]<br>
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Join one of these projects to make OWW better!
  
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|[[Image:Lecture.png|left|50px]]
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[[OpenWetWare:Presentations|'''Tell your friends''']]<br>
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Tell your friends and colleagues about OWW.
 
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|[[Image:Ideas.png|left|40px]]
 
[[OpenWetWare:Ideas |'''Ideas for OpenWetWare''']]<br>
 
Got any general ideas for improving OWW? Chime in here!
 
 
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==Research help==
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''If you have a question about a protocol or some research topic, try one of the following.''
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*[[Questions and Answers|Research help forum]]
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*The relevant talk page for a particular protocol, piece of equipment or material.
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Latest revision as of 17:41, 28 September 2009

Visual guide to OpenWetWare welcome page

Common tasks

Gettingstarted green.png

Getting started
Learn the basics of editing OpenWetWare

Service lab.png

Host Lab
Host your lab website

Service notebook.png

Lab Notebook
Keep an online lab notebook

Service protocols.png

Protocols
Find and share laboratory protocols

Service course.png

Host Course
Host your course website

About blue.png

About
Learn more about OpenWetWare

More help

For new users

Editing help

Advanced help

Administrator help

Ask for help

Can't find what you need above?

Provide help

Have a cool OWW tip that you want to share?

Try to answer other people's questions here.

Ways to participate

CommunityDevelopment.png

Join the OpenWetWare steering committee
Help shape the overall direction of the site.

RecentChanges icon.png

Check the recent changes
Bookmark the recent changes list.

CommunityDevelopment.png

Subscribe to mailing lists
We have various mailing lists to enable discussion.

Ideas.png

Ideas for OpenWetWare
Chime in with general ideas for improving OWW.

Software.png

Request new software features
Add new features you'd like to see implemented in OWW.

Software.png

Useful extensions
Tools to make using OWW easier.

Protocols Icon3.png

To do list
Join one of these projects to make OWW better!

Lecture.png

Tell your friends
Tell your friends and colleagues about OWW.

Research help

If you have a question about a protocol or some research topic, try one of the following.

  • Research help forum
  • The relevant talk page for a particular protocol, piece of equipment or material.