Hi Barbara,

Not sure if the listserver stripped out the attachment, but I didn't seem to 
get it with your email. I'm sure it is of interest to others on the list --  
would it be possible to post it to a location on your site where it could be 

Thank you very much,

Geoff Froh
Technical Manager
1416 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144
(v) 206.320.0095
(f) 206.320.0098

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "OHRC" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 5:23 AM
Subject: Re: Encoding Oral History Metadata

> Dear Joanie--
> Attached is the template in an XML file.  Please let me know if you have 
> any trouble opening it.  If it opens all right, you'll notice a couple of 
> places where the template points to an external file.  We use that for 
> repetitive information like our physical location and our access policy.
> Hope this helps!
> Cheers--
> Barbara Truesdell, Ph.D.
> Assistant Director
> Center for the Study of History and Memory
> Indiana University Bloomington
> Office: 812/855-2856
> Fax: 812/855-0002
> [log in to unmask]
> Quoting Joanie Schwarz <[log in to unmask]>:
>> Barbara,
>> Could you please send me the template as well? Thank you,
>> Joanie Schwarz
>> Archivist/Registrar
>> Coronado Historical Association
>> 1100 Orange Ave
>> Coronado, CA 92118
>> From: OHRC <[log in to unmask]>
>> Reply-To: Encoded Archival Description List <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: Encoding Oral History Metadata
>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 08:38:24 -0400
>> Our center used EAD to create a finding aid for our oral history
>> archive, funded by a Preservation and Access grant from the NEH and
>> in partnership with the Indiana University Digital Library Program,
>> which maintains the finding aid along with the other EAD finding aids
>> on campus (Lilly Library, University Archives, etc.).  They are in
>> the process of redesigning the portal for those finding aids and
>> adding a search engine that will search within each finding aid.
>> (And of course I'm finding typos I need to correct in our finding
>> aid!)  But you can check it out via our website:
>>, and click on one of the
>> alphabetical ranges, then on a project name to enter the finding aid
>> for that project. And if you contact me offlist, I'll be happy to
>> send you the EAD template we use for our records, so you can see how
>> we used the tags.
>> --Barbara Truesdell, Ph.D.
>>  Assistant Director
>>  Center for the Study of History and Memory
>>  Indiana University Bloomington
>> Quoting Jordon Steele <[log in to unmask]>:
>>> It doesn't look like EAD supports the level of encoding for Oral History
>>> Metadata that I'm looking for (i.e. interviewer, interviewee, subject,
>>> timestamp, etc.)  Anyone know of a tag library that's been created for
>>> this purpose?  I notice that the OAC uses a version of TEI for its oral
>>> history project.  Is this considered the standard, in so far as there is
>>> one?
>>> Best,
>>> Jordon
>>> Jordon Steele
>>> Archivist
>>> Biddle Law Library
>>> University of Pennsylvania Law School
>>> (215) 898-5011
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