In general, the title page and Middle English text are to be keyed, along with immediate critical apparatus. Exclude: modern English translations; glossaries; introductions (except brief introductions attached to individual items that can be tagged as head notes); end notes (unless they are predominantly lists of variant readings); source texts in French or Latin; modern English summaries (which are often printed in the margins); early modern works; and works in Old English.
The ID# and short batch number are listed on the master list at
The bibliographic information should be on the book itself, or the on the Mirlyn record, or to be found in various aids in the MEC production office (e.g., list of EETS publications; list of RHS/Camden Society publications; list of Rolls Series; etc.)
Alongside the list of pages to be keyed should be supplied a list of the corresponding image-files. These may be ascertained from the tiff-to-page number map (an Excel spreadsheet) located in
(the latter file contains the map for the 'non-disbindable' items). Note that these maps are subject to change up until the point when the book has actually been scanned. Image-file names should be rendered in the form xxxxxxxx.tif, where "xxx..." are 8 digits with leading zeroes, e.g.
00000007.tif - 00000234.tif
(where "XX" is the short batch number)
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