If you mean converting text document to EAD, yes, there are a few outfits
that do this.
If you are interested, you can take advantage of the deal that RLG struck
with APEX to convert paper-based finding aids to EAD. Although there is a
guaranteed lowest rate for RLG members, anyone can use the service. The
advantage is that RLG paid for a spec for finding aid conversion, so there
is no need to renegotiate this with them.
For more information, see the web page, at:
If you have any questions, please let me know.
At 01:16 PM 4/5/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>I am curious if anyone out there outsources the retrospective (or even
>current) creation of EAD documents? Are there independent
>companies/individuals who supply this service? If not, I would be curious
>if there would be a market for this service, perhaps to smaller institutions
>that don't have the IT support to do specialized programming, etc.
>Anyone have any thoughts on this?