Jennie, take a look at this URL:
It appears that the collection title is taken from whatever title is
provided for the table of contents.
Jennie A. Levine wrote:
> I was just curious if anyone has played around much with ArchiveGrid
> (http://www.archivegrid.org)? Our finding aids are in there, and I confess,
> I haven't played around with the RLG validation tool too much, although I do
> think our finding aids pretty much comply with the RLG Best Practices document.
> I like the idea of this, but what I am initially wondering is at our own
> institution's use of the <filedesc><titlestmt><titleproper> tag within the
> <filestmt> with regards to ArchivesGrid. I've noticed that in the search
> results, our collections come back with the <filedesc><titlestmt> as the
> main heading - for example,
> *Guide to* the Archives of the Giles-Johnson Defense Committee
> as opposed to the <unittitle> of the collection, which is just "Archives of
> the Giles-Johnson Defense Committee."
> I haven't seen this happen for any other institution's search results, and
> in our finding aids, <filedesc><titlestmt> is the only place where we have
> "Guide to..."
> In other words - what did we do wrong? Or should I say, differently? :)
> Also, does anyone know how they rank their search results? For example, we
> have the Papers of Katherine Anne Porter, and our collection is really the
> "main" one out there, but other, smaller collections, as well as other
> collections at our institution are listed in the results before the actual
> papers. The same goes for Spiro T. Agnew.
> Which leads me to my third question - does anyone know how often they
> harvest/recheck XML files?
Computer Support Analyst
Special Collections Division
University of Washington Libraries
Seattle, WA, 98195