Repurposing EAD  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 Spring 2010 New England Archivists Meeting Session: “Re...
EAD Background  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><ul><li>Why bother with EAD when HTML is easier? </l...
EAD Background ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><ul><li>Costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff ti...
EAD Crosswalks  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>Metadata Content Standards </li></ul><ul><li>EAD...
EAD Crosswalks  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>Metadata Transmission Standards </li></ul><ul><l...
XSLT Transformations  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>XML to HTML </li></ul><ul><li>XML to XHTML...
Transforming EAD ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>Commonplace EAD Transformations </li></ul><ul><...
Transforming EAD  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dnnya/  / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0...
Transforming EAD  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 http://my.nbc.com/groups/werewolf-barmitzvah   Used wi...
Getting Started ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>How do I start repurposing my EAD? </li></ul><ul...
Broader Context + Opportunities  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 http://www.flickr.com/photos/newyork808...
Questions?  ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 Mike Rush [email_address] twitter.com/mike_rush  http://www....
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  • Poll the room re: XSLT experience
  • Demo YFAD HTML and PDF -Search for Quiller -View Quiller-Couch Family Papers finding aid -View Quiller-Couch PDF
  • Demo EAD to Dublin Core Demo folder-level EAD to MODS
  • Demo box label mail merge
  • Trend is toward the integrated CMS, which will make this kind of repurposing easier AT does some of this already EAD moving toward a transmission format EAC-CPF should be thought of as such from the start
  • Repurposing EAD (Encoded Archival Description)

    1. 1. Repurposing EAD ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 Spring 2010 New England Archivists Meeting Session: “Repurposing Metadata” Mike Rush, EAD Coordinator Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
    2. 2. EAD Background ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><ul><li>Why bother with EAD when HTML is easier? </li></ul></ul>Photo by Mike Rush
    3. 3. EAD Background ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><ul><li>Costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outsourcing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stylesheet development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Indexing and delivery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Justifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get finding aids online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standardize look and feel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fielded searching </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First step toward structured, repurposable data </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcbeth/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
    4. 4. EAD Crosswalks ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>Metadata Content Standards </li></ul><ul><li>EAD  DACS </li></ul><ul><li>EAD  ISAD (G) </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/chidorian/ / CC BY-SA 2.0
    5. 5. EAD Crosswalks ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>Metadata Transmission Standards </li></ul><ul><li>EAD  MARC / MARCXML </li></ul><ul><li>EAD  MODS (Metadata Object Description Schema) </li></ul><ul><li>EAD  Dublin Core </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/iankoh/ / CC BY-NC 2.0
    6. 6. XSLT Transformations ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>XML to HTML </li></ul><ul><li>XML to XHTML (XSLT 2.0) </li></ul><ul><li>XML to XML </li></ul><ul><li>XML to Text </li></ul>Screen cap by Mike Rush, 2010-03-18
    7. 7. Transforming EAD ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>Commonplace EAD Transformations </li></ul><ul><li>EAD to HTML </li></ul><ul><li>EAD to XSL-FO (and then rendered as PDF) </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nifmus / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
    8. 8. Transforming EAD ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dnnya/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 <ul><li>EAD to XML Transformations </li></ul><ul><li>EAD to Dublin Core </li></ul><ul><li>EAD to MODS </li></ul><ul><li>EAD to MARCXML </li></ul><ul><li>MARCXML to EAD </li></ul>
    9. 9. Transforming EAD ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 http://my.nbc.com/groups/werewolf-barmitzvah Used without permission - Sorry, couldn’t resist. <ul><li>EAD to Text Transformations </li></ul><ul><li>Excel for Beinecke Digital Library (MODS-based) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Box and Folder Label Mail Merge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microfilm Targets Mail Merge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous other spreadsheets </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Getting Started ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 <ul><li>How do I start repurposing my EAD? </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in a good XML editor (I recommend Oxygen) </li></ul><ul><li>Take the SAA Workshop “Style Sheets for EAD” </li></ul><ul><li>Think creatively about how you might reuse EAD data </li></ul><ul><li>Never start from scratch </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/twid/ / CC BY-SA 2.0
    11. 11. Broader Context + Opportunities ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 http://www.flickr.com/photos/newyork808/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 <ul><li>Impact of Collection Management Systems (Archivists’ Toolkit, Archon, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Upcoming EAD Revision </li></ul><ul><li>Encoded Archival Context – Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) </li></ul>
    12. 12. Questions? ______________________________________ 2009-03-20 Mike Rush [email_address] twitter.com/mike_rush http://www.flickr.com/photos/a_ninjamonkey/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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