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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/11627
Title: EAD and EAC-CPF
Authors: Pitti, Daniel
Keywords: archival standards
EAD
EAC-CPF
Encoded Archival Description
Encoded Archival Context - corporate bodies, persons, and families
post- finding aid
Issue Date: 25-Nov-2008
Abstract: The speaker will discuss the past, present, and future of major archival standards, focusing on EAD (Encoded Archival Description) and EAC-CPF (Encoded Archival Context - corporate bodies, persons, and families). EAD focuses on the description of archival resources, while EAC-CPF provides a formal method for recording the description of record creators. The presentation will focus in particular on the design of "post- finding aid" archival description systems, describing both the environment within which archival description is created and maintained and the possible published forms of the description that can be searched, rendered, and enhanced by users. Daniel Pitti is the Associate Director of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (http://www.iath.virginia.edu/) at the University of Virginia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/11627
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