Talk:World Archives Project: Lübeck, Germany, Citizenship Register, 1591-1919
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Extra Keying Helps
Codem: On some of the image for the "Date of acceptance" there might be ditto marks or it says "cod" or "Codem". Codem comes from latin and means "same".
Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers
Crossed out names have not been keyed, when they have not been replaced.
Do not use the full stop punctuation. Key Joh. Joch. Friedr. as Joh Joch Friedr --Elisabeth power 20:09, 9 October 2012 (UTC)
Do not expand names. --Elisabeth power 21:39, 10 October 2012 (UTC)
Do not calculate the age. Key either the date, month and year of birth or if stated on the image the age. --Elisabeth power 19:06, 19 October 2012 (UTC)
Questions and Answers
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Q: I am keying citizen register from 1894 and sometimes it gives the name of the town/village and the province, or even the country. Do we key all? ie town/village, province and/or country? --Elisabeth power 13:06, 5 October 2012 (UTC)
A: If this is a birthplace we would key all of it. We aren't capturing palaces of residence. --Paulmd199 04:55, 6 October 2012 (UTC)
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