Fabienne and Tifenn, the EAD tag,
<otherfindingaid> can be used in both the English
and the French versions of the finding aid to point to each other.
At 09:16 AM 6/4/2008, you wrote:
>Hello to everyone
>Please allow me to transmit to the list a
>request from a young archivist, Tifenn Hamonic.
>Bibliothèque de l'Institut de France
>As a student of the Ecole nationale des chartes (Paris), I'm actually carrying
>out the Catalogue of the archives of archaeology kept at the Institut de
>France (Paris). In this purpose, the description of archives has been encoded
>in xml using the dtd ead. Then, these files were loaded into the software
>The project has a difficulty that I would like to submit to you. We want to
>make the files available both in English and French. Each description has
>to refer to the same
>description in the other language. I wonder which tag(s) should be used to
>links between the French and English versions.
>More generally, I would be very interested to
>learn about any fully bilingual finding aids and
>the ways the encoding has been done and the search interface programmed.
>Can you please enlighten me on this
>Thank you in advance for your help.
>Master II, Histoire et nouvelles technologies
>Ecole nationale des chartes
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