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Requirements

The backbone of this Project are the County web sites.

A.  County Web sites requirements


1.  Each county Web site must prominently display one of the approved USGenWeb FLGenWeb logos on the first page of their web site along with a link to FLGenWeb.

2.  Each county Web site must prominently display the USGenWeb logo on the first page of their web site along with a link to USGenWeb.

3.  Each county Web page must have a link to the USGenWeb FLGenWeb home page.

4.  Each county Web site must have the contact information for the County Coordinator on the home page.

5.  Each county Web site must provide a place for Queries & Lookups (This can be a Message Board or Group)

6.  Each County web site should have a link to the USGenWeb Florida Archives:  http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/flfiles.htm


B.  Web Site Recommendations


1.  A link to the USGenWeb Archives Florida Table of Contents:  http://usgwarchives.net/fl/flfiles.htm

2.  A link to WorldGenWeb is suggested:   http://www.worldgenweb.org/

3.  It is recommended that County sites have a search engine, but is not required.


C. Web Site Maintenance


1.  All URLs on the County web sites should be verified on a regular basis and outdated links removed or replaced.

2.  It is helpful to include a "Last Modified" date on at least the County home page.


SECTION III - County Coordinators


  The FLGenWeb Project recognizes the County Coordinators and Assistant County Coordinators are the life of the Project and its most valuable asset.      


A. Requirements


1.  County Coordinators must join The FLGenWeb official mailing list or group (currently The FLGenWeb Project, flgenweb@googlegroups.com).

2.  County Coordinators must check in with the list/group by the 10th of each month.  If unable, they should notify State Coordinator or Assistant State Coordinator as soon as possible.  Failure to check in for 3 consecutive months will result in the county being put up for adoption, unless there is a satisfactory explanation or extended emergency.

3.  County Coordinators must clearly label any donation, photograph or transcription that is not intended to remain with USGenWeb FLGenWeb permanently. 

4.  County Coordinators should maintain a list of data, art, photographs, or articles that are under copyright.  The list of copyright works may be maintained on an acknowledgments page on the county Web site.


B.  Communication Options


1.  County Coordinators will be offered an email address at flgenweb.net that will be yourname@flgenweb.net.  Other flgenweb.net email addresses are available upon request.

2.  County Coordinators may manage The FlGenWeb Group for their County to use for Queries and Lookups.  Some restrictions apply.  They are listed in the tutorial at http://www.flgenweb.net/volunteers/g/group-menu.html

C.  New Coordinator Application


New County Coordinators must complete an application which will include their name, street address, phone number, email address and an alternate email address, if available.  The application will also include additional information, such as:  Why they want to manage the county, experience with html, and two personal references.  Their name and email address will appear on The FLGenWeb County List site.  Other information is confidential and will only be shared within the Project.


SECTION IV - Assistant County Coordinators



A. Requirements


Assistant County Coordinators must check in with the list/group by the 10th of each month.  If unable, they should notify State Coordinator or their District Coordinator as soon as possible.  Failure to check for  3 consecutive months will result in removal, unless there is a satisfactory explanation or extended emergency.  Exceptions can be made if no Internet access is available to the ACC, but the Project must be notified.


B.  New Assistant County Coordinator Application


New Assistant County Coordinators must complete an application which will include their name, street address, phone number, email address and an alternate email address, if available.  The application will also include additional information, such as:  Why they want to manage the county, experience with html, and two references, one of which may be the County Coordinator.  Their name and email address will appear on The FLGenWeb County List site and the County web site.  Other information is confidential and will only be
shared within the Project.