Thanks for the URL.
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We have begun adding the EAD profile to our tools but have not yet had
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> From: Richard Rinehart[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 3:08 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list EAD
> Subject: Re: Z39.50
> Yesterday I posted a message mentioning our testbed Z39.50 access to
> EAD finding aids, etc. Today I got notice it was down for a period,
> embarassing; well, now you know why it's not public yet :) Still, if
> were curious to give it a test-run (and please send me any feedback
> you may
> have about the EAD mapping, the interface, etc) you can find it
> today at:
> And again, if anyone else on this list is using Z39.50 for EAD access,
> has plans to, I'd be very interested to see it or hear about it.
> Richard Rinehart
> Information Systems Manager & Education Technology Specialist
> Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
> @ University of California
> & President, Museum Computer Network, http://www.mcn.edu/