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Generating new keywords


  1. Ensure, the keyword doesn't exist already in one of the thesauruses available in
  2. Translate the keyword into german, french, italian and english. For assistance, the two terminology databases Termdat and IATE (listed below) are available.
  3. Send email to team with the new keywords (incl. translations). 


Rules for creating keywords

  1. The keyword has to start with a capital letter.
  2. The keyword has to be generated in singular, without article.
  3. The keyword consists of one word only (no sentences).
  4. No place names (as those appear in the extent). 


Arnaud, Raphaëlle (F, D, E) (+41 58 467 69 40)
Humar, Tania (D, E)
(+41 58 485 06 08)
Quinquis, Michel (F)
(+41 58 469 04 66)
Zürcher, Rolf (D, F)



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