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==New user help==
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[[Image:openwetware_orientation.png|thumb|right|350px|Visual guide to OpenWetWare welcome page]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Getting started | Getting started tutorial]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|Wikipedia's tutorial on using a wiki]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:FAQ]]
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*[[Etiquette|OWW etiquette]]
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*[[Help:Notebook|Starting a lab notebook on OWW]]
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*[[Help:Hosting courses|Hosting a course on OWW]] <font color=red>in progress!</font>
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==Editing help==
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==Common tasks==
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*[[Simple wiki editing examples|Simple page editing]]
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*[[Wikipedia:How to edit a page|More advanced page editing]]
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*[[Sandbox|Sandbox to experiment with editing]]
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*[[MetaWikiPedia:Table|Editing tables]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Picture_tutorial|Formatting pictures]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions|Extensions for advanced editing]]
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*[[Help:Citations|Citations]]
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*[[Help:Special character support|Using special characters]]
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*[[Help:Page naming conventions|Guidelines for choosing a proper name for your page]]
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*[[Help:Renaming pages|Instructions for how to rename a page]]
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|[[Image:Gettingstarted green.png|left|40px]]
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*[[Help:Reverting edits|Instruction for undoing an edit to a particular page]]
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[[OpenWetWare:Getting started|'''Getting started''']]<br>
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Learn the basics of editing OpenWetWare
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''If you can't find the information on one of the help pages listed above, ask the question here.''
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|[[Image:Service lab.png|left|40px]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Wiki questions|Wiki-related questions and answers]]
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[[Help:Starting a lab wiki|'''Host Lab''']]<br>
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Host your lab website
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==Admin Help==
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|[[Image:Service notebook.png|left|40px]]
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[[Help:Notebook|'''Lab Notebook''']]<br>
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Keep an online lab notebook
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|[[Image:Service protocols.png|left|40px]]
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'''[[Protocols]]'''<br>
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Find and share laboratory protocols
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|[[Image:Service course.png|left|40px]]
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[[Help:Hosting courses|'''Host Course''']]<br>
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Host your course website
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|[[Image:About blue.png|left|40px]]
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'''[[OpenWetWare:About|About]]'''<br>
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Learn more about OpenWetWare
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==More help==
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===For new users===
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*[[OpenWetWare:Getting started|Getting started]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|Wikipedia's tutorial on using a wiki]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:FAQ|FAQ]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Etiquette|Etiquette]]
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*[[Simple wiki editing examples|Simple page editing]]
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*[[Help:Chat|Real-time chat]]
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===Editing help===
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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]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions|Extensions for advanced editing]]
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*[[Help:Chemical diagrams|Draw chemical diagrams]]
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*[[Help:Plots|Draw plots]]
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*[[Help:Charts|Generate line, bar and pie charts]]
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*[[Help:Citations|Cite books and papers]]
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*[[Help:Presentations|Make presentations]]
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*[[Help:Special character support|Use special characters]]
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*[[Help:Databases|Accessing network databases]]
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*[[Help:RSS|RSS feeds of changes]]
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*[[Help:DPL Goals|Use wiki for tasks and goals]]
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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]]
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*Also, see [http://openwetware.org/wiki/Category:Maintenance_templates] for useful templates.
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*Also, see [[:Category:Maintenance_templates | useful maintenance templates]].
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===Ask for help===
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''Can't find what you need above?''
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*[[Help:Wiki questions|Post a question]]
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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==
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{|
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[[OpenWetWare:Steering committee members|'''Join the OpenWetWare steering committee''']]<br>
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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.
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|[[Image:Ideas.png|left|50px]]
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[[OpenWetWare:Ideas |'''Ideas for OpenWetWare''']]<br>
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Chime in with general ideas for improving OWW.
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|[[Image:Software.png|left|50px]]
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[[OpenWetWare:Software/Feature requests |'''Request new software features''']]<br>
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Add new features you'd like to see implemented in OWW.
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|[[Image:Software.png|left|50px]]
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[[OpenWetWare:Software/Extensions |'''Useful extensions''']]<br>
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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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[[OpenWetWare:Presentations|'''Tell your friends''']]<br>
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Tell your friends and colleagues about OWW.
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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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==Providing Help==
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''Have a cool OWW tip that you don't know where to add?  Add it to this page.''
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*[[OpenWetWare:Tips | Tips on using OpenWetWare]]
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''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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Current revision

Visual guide to OpenWetWare welcome page
Visual guide to OpenWetWare welcome page

Common tasks

Getting started
Learn the basics of editing OpenWetWare

Host Lab
Host your lab website

Lab Notebook
Keep an online lab notebook

Protocols
Find and share laboratory protocols

Host Course
Host your course website

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

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

Check the recent changes
Bookmark the recent changes list.

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

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

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

Useful extensions
Tools to make using OWW easier.

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

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.


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