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Researchers are encouraged to enter their information into the DeafBiographies database via this website. The collaborative effort between researchers and the administrators of DeafBiographies results in a very useful resource.
Surname in the fact: Enter the last name of the person involved in the event. Normal capitalization is preferred instead of all caps.
First name in the fact: Enter the first name of the person involved in the event. Enter it as it appears in the record. If the record says "Thos.," enter "Thos." rather than "Thomas."
Type of fact: Use the drop-down menu to select what type of event is being recorded.
Date the fact happened: Enter the date of the event.
Place the fact happened: Enter where the event occurred.
Source of the fact: Enter where the information came from. Please include full information. For example, if from a book, enter the author, title, publisher, publication date and page number.
Comments/narrative: Enter the text of the record or abstracts of the information found in the record. Also use this field to enter pertinent comments about the record itself, such as "Microfilm was faint."