|The Transcription Software|
||Under the global name of UK-CENS
©, this specially-developed software includes:
You can download the parms files you need from Parms
This software is usable for any census from 1841 onwards. Full
documentation is included with each module, but a FAQ sheet is
which contains answers to many frequently asked questions. This FAQ
is mainly intended for Transcribers, but it may also be of help to
Checkers and Validators.
GENIE PLACENAMES GAZETTEER
Genie 3 can be downloaded from here,
||Have regular breaks - do not work more than 2 (or,
perhaps, 3) hours at a stretch. This Project needs you, and you need
yourself ! |
Inputers and Checkers must take care to backup the Census DataFiles on at least a daily basis (to floppy disk, CD, USB stick, memory card etc. or any external medium) as per instructions.
||For further background and details in how the
Transcription is performed click here. |
You have transcribed a Piece. To know what to do next click here.
Further help pdf file are also available, Relationship to Head file here and Chapman county Codes are here
CSVCHECK a utility for SSCENS users to check their own work can be downloaded here.
||The checker main functions will be to:
PLEASE NOTE: If you have started checking using CHEKCENS, you must complete the current piece using CHECKCENS. If you need a replacement for the CHEKCENS routine as you are part way through a piece, please request through the helpers mailing list.Software download: WINCC : Transcription Checking
You have checked a Piece. To know what to do next click here.
||The County Co-ordinator (or his appointed delegate) will
clear queries passed back by checkers. The output file from this process
will be passed to the Database Maintainer, and will be scanned for
acceptability before formatting an upload file for the on-line database
loading. The upload file will be in Comma-Separated-Values ascii file
PLEASE NOTE: If you have started validation using
VALCENS you must complete the validation using VALCENS. If you need a
replacement for the VALCENS routine as you are part way through a piece,
please request through the helpers mailing list.
|CENSDUPL is a "Post-Validation" Utility. This
needs to be ran on all file validated with an version of VALDREV
earlier than 1.24
Software download: CENSDUPL : Post Validation