Yes, thanks Eric, I was going to send a reminder about the webinar "thingy" tomorrow since we'll be showcasing both Ethan's xEAC and RAMP -- both very cool tools! The emphasis is on remixing archival metadata.
Free! All are welcome!
Beyond EAD: Tools for Creating and Editing EAC-CPF Records and "Remixing" Archival Metadata
1-2:30 Eastern Time
(and we'll make a recording if you can't make it real time)
Merrilee Proffitt, Senior Program Officer
From: Encoded Archival Description List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Eric Lease Morgan
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 7:01 AM
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Subject: Re: eac-cpf
On Jan 7, 2014, at 7:39 PM, Thompson, Timothy Aaron <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> You can download a set of about 1,700 EAC-CPF files from http://demo.rampeditor.info (click on the "Export" link at the top). These files have been derived from Library of Congress finding aids.
> The RAMP editor is a tool that utilizes EAC-CPF as a data exchange format: it's designed to let librarians and archivists repurpose existing descriptive metadata and contribute it to Wikipedia.
Very interesting. I have downloaded the set of sample data, and I have read the Code4Lib article - http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/8962 I have also signed up for the EAC-CPF "webinar" thingee scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) and hosted by OCLC - http://bit.ly/JHy0NY -Eric Lease Morgan