The SAA Encoded Archival Description Roundtable annual meeting will take place on Thursday, August 18, 2005, 4:00-5:30 p.m.  Any who are interested are welcome to attend.  There will be a full schedule this year, including:

Updates on ongoing EAD-related work:

  SAA EAD Working Group, Kris Kiesling
  Encoded Archival Context and EAD Schema, Daniel Pitti
  Research Libraries Group, Merrilee Proffitt
  Archivists Toolkit, Brad Westbrook
  EAD Help Pages, Stephen Yearl
  Help Pages and active content proposal, Amy McCrory


  "JPEG 2000 and EAD," Clay Redding, Princeton University Library


  Candidates for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect of the Roundtable will speak about their experience with EAD; paper balloting; announcement of new Vice Chair.
  Leslie Czechowski, current Vice Chair, will officially take over as the Chair for 2005-2006.

I hope to see many of you at the meeting!


Amy McCrory
Chair, SAA EAD Roundtable
Archivist, Cartoon Research Library
023L Wexner Center
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
(614) 292-0538