> 1. Sounds like XMetal software will have to be configured
> for EAD. Who
> will do that?
> 2. If the finding aids are put in EAD, using XMetal, how and
> where will
> they be displayed. They will probably be converted into
> HTML; does XMetal
> do that as well?
> I know it doesn't, but can somebody explain that step and
> any systems
> support that is required to do it?
Use the stylesheets provided by list members for 'external' display.
use internal stylesheets so it 'looks right' when editing.
> 3. What kind and how much technical support from the Systems Division
> in the Library is required to create EAD-encoded finding
> aids, select an
> appropriate XSL stylesheet, transform the EAD files into
> HTML and mount
> files for web access.
Sounds like you want to hire somebody instead of having the fun