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Michele: At the University of Minnesota, the Best Practice Guidelines 
(http://wiki.lib.umn.edu/Staff/FindingAidsInEAD), p. 16-17, recommend 
the use of "local" as the source attribute in this instance.

/ Leslie (formerly head of EAD Project at Univ. of Minn.)

Michele Rothenberger wrote:
> What is the preferred practice for the SOURCE attribute for controlled access elements (persname, famname, etc) when the name is taken from the collection and doesn't appear in LCNAF or other sources?  Do you put "source=local" or just leave it blank?
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> Michele
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> Michele Rothenberger
> Syracuse University
> Special Collections Research Center
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