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== Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers ==
== Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers ==
<span style="color:Blue">Special QA relating to one book only '''694269''' </span>
Q: World Archives Project Support Team
:Customer 12/24/2010 02:26 AM
:I've encountered a book that this is different from all the other books so far
:::4th August, 1649; Contrasted With The
:::1st January, 1835.
On the left page is the 1650 version, and the right is the 1835 Version
It is Identical to the book found here:
My plan for these is two sections, Left with year 1650, right with 1835.
So far so good. Problem is not all pages are thus labeled, making an
interesting problem. The Book cover isn't labeled with a year either. Is
there a way to let your Processing people know about this reel, so the
years are faithfully recorded where they should go?
Since there's a near guarantee that since the arbitrators will have not
have seen this context they will undo my pretty sectioning. Leaving the
result less useful.
A: Subject
Perth tax and rent - interesting book -roll 964269
Discussion Thread
Response (Daniel) 12/30/2010 02:37 PM
You can either try to key the set as you are doing. Or you can cancel the set with the explanation that it may be different information for our developers to look at.
== Questions and Answers ==
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Hello. Please advise how I should key in Tenant information that states "Edward Smith formerly John Armstrong". It seems that Edward Smith is the current tenant and John Armstrong was the previous tenant. Do I key in two separate lines? Thank you.

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