[Please excuse duplicate messages.]

The OAC Working Group Metadata Standards Subcommittee is pleased to announce
the release of the "OAC Best Practice Guidelines for EAD, Version 2.0" (OAC
BPG EAD;  These
updated guidelines are based on the EAD Version 2002 DTD, and they owe part
of their current content and form to the RLG Best Practice Guidelines for
EAD finding aids.

As explained in the OAC "News and Features" pages
(, the Version 2.0 guidelines
will become effective and supercede the Version 1.1 guidelines in January

Please relay any comments about the revised OAC BPG EAD to the OAC using the
form at


Bradley D. Westbrook
Chair, OAC Metadata Standards Subcommittee


Metadata Librarian & Digital Archivist
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