We will shortly be doing just that, using METS, for our "Digital Scholarly Edition of the Marcel Breuer Papers." At the moment we've just taken the first baby steps in the process. I'll let you know how it goes ;)
---- Nathan Tallman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Salutations EAD users,
> I was reviewing the XTF documentation this weekend and noticed Rowan
> Brownlee's *Beginner's Guide to XTF*, in which he modify's XTF to work with
> images and videos. Has anyone else done this? On the surface, it seems
> like a good idea: one application for both finding aids and digitized
> content. (Yes, I know there are other ways to do this.) But since I've
> never seen anyone do it before, perhaps there are reasons...
> It would defeat the purpose of using EAD for double-duty metadata, since
> each media file would need its own DC record, but there might be technical
> solutions to that.
> Anyone care to tender an opinion?
> Nathan Tallman
> Associate Archivist
> American Jewish Archives