The Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards ( https://www2.archivists.org/groups/technical-subcommittee-on-encoded-archival-standards-ts-eas ) is pleased to release Encoded Archival Context - Corporate bodies, Persons, Families (EAC-CPF) 2.0 , a draft updated version of the standard for public review and comment. To ensure the greatest possible input from EAC-CPF users around the world, the subcommittee is calling for comments on the proposed changes to the current version, EAC-CPF 2010 ( https://eac.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/schemata-and-tag-library/ ). The deadline for comments on the change proposals is June 30, 2021.
For details on the new and updated encoding see the Revision notes ( https://eac.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/schema-revision-2021/revision-notes/ ) and further files and documentation on the EAC-CPF homepage ( https://eac.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/schema-revision-2021/ ). A recording of our recent webinar, summarizing the draft version of the standard, is also available on SAA's YouTube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXZF5b2jHV8 ).
To give comments on the proposed changes, please send an email to ts-eas[at]archivists.org with a brief description and the rationale for the proposed change. Comments may also be contributed directly in GitHub (https://github.com/SAA-SDT/eac-cpf-schema/issues) or from SAA’s website -- for more information, see the How to Submit a Bug Report or Feature Request for EAD and EAC-CPF video tutorial ( https://github.com/SAA-SDT/TS-EAS-subteam-notes/wiki/Submitting-an-Issue-or-Feature-Request ).
To ensure that the revision process is as open as possible, all comments must be attributable to named individuals and affiliated organizations where appropriate. Anonymous responses will not be considered. All change proposals will be made publicly available via GitHub ( https://github.com/SAA-SDT/eac-cpf-schema/issues ). E-mail addresses are requested so that we may contact respondents for clarification.
Silke Jagodzinski (Geheimes Staatsarchiv PK, DE), EAC-CPF Team lead in TS-EAS
Karin Bredenberg (Kommunalförbundet Sydarkivera, SE) & Mark Custer (Yale University, US), TS-EAS Co-chairs