During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

Main Page

Welcome to the Hymnary.org Wiki!

This Wiki contains the most current instructions for entering and editing data at Hymnary.org. Before diving into your task, please read this important information.

Adding a Hymnal
This page contains all the files and instructions you will need to enter a hymnal's information into a spreadsheet to prepare it for upload to Hymnary.org.

Instructions for Editors
These pages contain the latest editorial standards and instructions for completing common editorial tasks.

Training Material for Editors
Here you will find training resources for Hymnary.org editors.

Data Field Glossary
Can't remember the difference between the "additional information" field and the "notes" field? This glossary defines exactly what information should go in each data field.

Hymnary Editor Quick Reference
A one-page summary of editing guidelines. Print it out and keep it handy!

Questions and Answers
Some common questions that have been posed—and answers.

Discussion Forum

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