EAD, Spring 2018 - Useful Links


Encoded Archival Standards (EAS) home page - https://www2.archivists.org/groups/encoded-archival-standards-section

Complete EAD 2.0 tag library - http://www.loc.gov/ead/tglib/element_index.html

EADiva - For EAD 2 and EAD 3

EAD 3 Webinar - Implementing EAD3: Search and Exploration

DACS to EAD to MARC crosswalk - http://www.archivists.org/publications/DACS_TableC5_Erratum.pdf

EAD / MARC crosswalk - http://www.loc.gov/ead/tglib/appendix_a.html#a3

Indiana University EAD documentation - http://dlib.indiana.edu/services/metadata/activities/eadDocumentation.shtml

RLG Best Practices - https://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/activities/ead/bpg.pdf

Yale Best Practices - http://www.library.yale.edu/facc/bpgs.html

NWDA Best Practices - https://www.orbiscascade.org/best-practices-for-ead

Over, Under, Around and Through (OCLC paper) - https://www.oclc.org/research/news/2010/02-26.html


ISO 3166-1 (country codes) - https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#search, click "Country codes" radio button, and search by name

ISO 639.2 (language codes) - http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/code_list.php

ISO 8601 (normalized dates) - Summary of ISO 8601 by Markus Kuhn; you can also read ISO's brief explanation or (if you're a glutton for punishment) the full standard

LC subject headings (persname, corpname, subject, geogname, etc) - http://authorities.loc.gov

Art and Architecture Thesaurus (genreform) http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/index.html

EAD in action

Syracuse University Special Collections - http://findingaids.syr.edu

Online Archive of California - http://www.oac.cdlib.org/

Denver Public Library Archives - http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/

Archives Hub (UK) - http://archiveshub.ac.uk/

Joyner Library, East Carolina State - http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/special/ead/

Indiana University/Bloomington - http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/findingaids/welcome.do

Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive - https://digital.ucd.ie/view/ivrla:1

Yale - http://drs.library.yale.edu


W3C validator - http://validator.w3.org/#validate_by_input

Sample finding aids: More than 1500 finding aids are online here, both in published form and "raw" EAD so you can see the encoding:

Published form http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/ead/alpha_list_from_db.htm

Raw EAD code http://scrc.syr.edu/ead/xml/

Student EAD assignment, with instructions - https://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/lavender/ead_assignment.html

oXygen - http://www.oxygenxml.com/xml_editor.html