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We are sorry for the delay in responding. What needs to be determined is whether or not the text is being emphasized by using the small caps or not. If, in your example above, Earthquake Kills Thousands is in small caps and is also a heading, the small caps if the emphasis that can be omitted...leaving the initial caps required as capitalization. It feels to me (though I may be wrong) that you are seeing small caps as capitalization rather than emphasis. The transcriber determines which emphasis to retain and which is not necessary. If something is NOT emphasis, then caps comes into play (in your example of SANSKIT PROVERB double caps should be used but no transcriber-defined indicator). If something IS emphasis, use the transcriber-defined typeform and then consider what needs caps - maybe nothing! If I had a sentence
My dog is black and brown and full of fun.
with the words "black and brown" in small caps, a transcriber-defined typeform would be used and no caps at all. On the Special Symbols page, the symbol would be listed followed by the description "small cap passage". A terminator would also be required.
Does that help?