Talk:World Archives Project: Lübeck, Germany, Citizenship Register, 1591-1919

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Feel free to add to or edit information in this discussion tab as necessary. Please take time to become familiar with the General Keying Standards and be sure to read all instructions on the main project page. (Please note that in case of a discrepancy, project level instructions always trump general keying standards.)

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Extra Keying Helps


Eodem: On some of the images for the "Date of acceptance" there it says "eod" or "eodem" (this may look like "cod" or "codem" in some handwriting or if some of the character strokes have faded). Eodem is a Latin word for "same"; treat it the same as you would ditto marks.

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)

Suggestions/Additions

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Q How should we key roll 2654879? These are not applications for citizenship, but shipwrights wanting to build ships and are looking for investers ie shares in ships or merchants asking for shares in future purchases. --Elisabeth power 17:09, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

A answer from Anna: " These should be classified as cover pages. --Elisabeth power 17:09, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

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