Talk:World Archives Project: New South Wales, Australia, Government Gazettes, 1853-1899

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*Names are being missed within the descriptions of properties etc, they need to be keyed not just the primary person.
*Names are being missed within the descriptions of properties etc, they need to be keyed not just the primary person.
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*Names are being entered that appear at the end of each article or in the footer of the page.
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*If a name is listed twice in a chart with different location, enter the name only once with the first location.
*Page number not being keyed. The page number will be in large bold font in the centre at the top of the image. If it is the first page of the Gazette, the page number will be smaller, in the centre at the top of the crest. It is NOT the number that is within the squared brackets [ ] at th start of an article/table, that is the article no. & not keyed.
*Page number not being keyed. The page number will be in large bold font in the centre at the top of the image. If it is the first page of the Gazette, the page number will be smaller, in the centre at the top of the crest. It is NOT the number that is within the squared brackets [ ] at th start of an article/table, that is the article no. & not keyed.
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*Do NOT key fullstops/periods.<br>
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*DO NOT KEY PERIODS/FULLSTOPS. LEAVE A SPACE BETWEEN INITIALS.
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DATES: &nbsp;  
DATES: &nbsp;  
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Dates of impound, dates of court hearings, dates of sales, dates of receipts, etc, etc, are not keyed.  
Dates of impound, dates of court hearings, dates of sales, dates of receipts, etc, etc, are not keyed.  
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Basically, DON'T enter dates from WITHIN the articles or tables. &nbsp;  
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Basically, DON'T enter dates from WITHIN the articles or tables. &nbsp; Date at the end of the article can be entered.
For a visual guide of where you will find acceptable dates, see&nbsp;http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/images/b/bd/NSW_Govt_Dates.jpg  
For a visual guide of where you will find acceptable dates, see&nbsp;http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/images/b/bd/NSW_Govt_Dates.jpg  
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Q:&nbsp; When keying an article on publications for sale, should I be keying each publication author?  
Q:&nbsp; When keying an article on publications for sale, should I be keying each publication author?  
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A: Yes, key the author & editor but not historical names that may appear within the description of the publication such as Captain Cook.
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