Has anyone on the list investigated the idea of having a sizable
collection of finding aids converted to EAD on a contractual basis,
using an SGML data conversion vendor (or anyone else, for that matter)?
Who, if anyone, is offering this service? What has been the experience
Given the varying degree of uniformity for finding aids at any large
repository, and the many different ways EAD tags can be assigned, is it
practical to consider farming out this work -- or any part of it?
My understanding is that some EAD conversion has been from
word-processed finding aids, but this has been in-house work. Would any
institution or individual with this experience be willing to take on
this type of work (or some portion of it) for other institutions on a
New York Public Library