The purpose of a handle is to provide a unique and persistent
identifier, not just another web address. I think the handle value
belongs in the URL attribute of the <eadid> element.
Catherine Stollar Peters
New York State Archives
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I would think the appropriate tag is
And then you can use your XSLT to display it whereever you want and
as many times as you want.
At 08:51 AM 5/9/2007, you wrote:
>Does anyone know of the appropriate place in EAD (if such a place
>exists) for adding persistent identifier information?
>Our finding aids will be put in a Fedora repository shortly, and
>they will have persistent object identifiers assigned. I would like
>to add some text to the finding aid along the lines of:
>To cite or link to this finding aid, use this identifier:
>If possible, I would like to include this in a prominent location on
>the finding aid display, and would like to incorporate it into the
>EAD, but am just not sure of the best location?
>Jennie A. Levine
>Curator for Historical Manuscripts
>Archives and Manuscripts Department
>2208 C Hornbake Library
>University of Maryland
>College Park, MD 20742
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