Talk:World Archives Project: Oxford Men and Their Colleges, 1880-1892, 2 Volumes
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Extra Keying Helps
Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers
Key the full Birth place including county 'as seen' separated with a comma
- Liverpool, Lancs
- Camberwell, Surrey
- Ealing, Middx
Do not expand place names.
Key the year from the matriculation date, or the year that the person was at Oxford if no matriculation date is available.
Anna has just posted to the new project Q&A's that we are not to key suffixes such as 'M A'
Include each person found in the list, including those that do not have birth date or matriculation date.
Questions and Answers
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It looks like there is a discrepancy in the Oxford List description. The last sentence has the following: 'Index images should be classified as "Cover page, Section header, etc." form types and should not be keyed.' It looks like the Index images are supposed to be classified as 'Index', not 'Cover Pages', as stated later in the description of 'Index'. -- Corrected -- Wiedwoman 15:07, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
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