Talk:World Archives Project: USHMM - Odessa, Ukraine, Selected Holocaust Records from Romanian Occupation during World War II
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Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers
Ive been browsing the arbitration of this project, i haven't yet submitted anything in arbitration. Pending some questions of my own I'd like to resolve first. But here are a few obvious ones I've come across.
1) Occupations are not suffixes or street addresses. They are not being keyed for this project. 1a) In the same vein, evreu and evrică (jew, and jewess)are not prefixes.
2) Classification of form types. I will elaborate on this later. There will always be some forms where classification remains a matter of choice. 3) Failing to key as written. If it says Moghilău, write Moghilău. If it says Moghilev, write Moghilev. Yes, they are aliases for the same place, but the integrity of the record should be preserved.
4) Failing to follow the keying standards.
5) Marking faded documents as cover pages.
6) Per the instructions on the Name list, we DO key the expediters.
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