Verifying the factual claims in a record is difficult without a cross reference to a primary source.
Users who are unfamiliar to a database are making data input errors.
Some records need closer attention to help check for potential quality issues.
Some records should not be edited anymore.
All entries need to be correct and adhere to policy.
Records that have been created speculatively, or where it is not possible at the time to Submit Evidence need to be validated.
There is a need to ensure that contributions are of good quality.
Validating real-world observations is difficult without having proof
Contributors do not feel confident about submitting changes.
Contributions need to be encouraged and made available as soon as possible after having been submitted.
It is important to flag errors whenever they are identified even if they can’t be immediately fixed
Evidence can help to build confidence in the project data