On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 09:01 -0400, Michele Rothenberger wrote: > Yes. According to the EAD Application Guidelines, "The <dao> suite of > elements...is included in EAD for the specific purpose of creating links > to electronic representations of information resources from archival > collections." (p.211) In other words, dao is used for electronic > representations of things that are part of the collection; any other > electronic files (for example, an excel spreadsheet that provides > information about the collection) would use the <extref> element. > > If you have a copy of the EAD Application Guidelines, the use of <dao> > including examples is covered in section 7.3.6 ((pp 211-213). The > application guidelines are also available here: > http://www.loc.gov/ead/ag/aghome.html (main page) > http://www.loc.gov/ead/ag/aglink2.html#sec1f (section 7.3.6) Thanks, that was a great reference. Seems to be just what I needed. Pedro.