We use CONTENTdm to serve image collections and to a more limited
extent as a page turner for books and manuscripts. I do not
believe it will work with EAD, since it is really intended for a
It may be possible to jerry-rig something, since the developers
claim that it is xml-aware. But for the most part this means it
can output dublin core or other xml records, not ingest xml. As
I understand it, then only import format it accepts is tab or
Christopher J. Prom
Assistant University Archivist
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61821
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On Thu, 25 Mar 2004, Kathlene Ferris wrote:
> Is anyone using CONTENTdm with EAD encoded documents to search
> across collections in various formats such as EAD and Dublin Core?
> If so, does it work very well with complex EAD docs that have several
> levels of hierarchy?
> Kathlene Ferris
> CSWR, Zimmerman Library
> MSC05 3020
> University of New Mexico
> Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
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