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Hi Brian,

We are thinking both about collection-level and sub-componenet level. I feel that within the <c> tag the <dao> is still more suitably placed in the main <archdesc>, but certainly at collection-level the argument for this seems to be stronger.

Many thanks,
Jane.

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> Subject: Re: Use of <dao> in <did>
> 
> Jane, the cases I've seen at Wisconsin mostly have daos at 
> the c0x level, following the did. But it sounds like you may 
> be providing a single collection-level link. In that case, I 
> think you're right that it should fall beneath the archdesc 
> or perhaps archdesc/scopecontent.
> 
> -Brian
> 
> On January 28, at 10:38 AM, Jane E. Stevenson wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > We are currently developing the means to add images to the Archives 
> > Hub
> > (http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk) by using the <dao> tag.
> >
> > I am curious as to why all of the examples that I have 
> seen, including 
> > the examples in the Tag Library, put the <dao> into the 
> <did> area. As 
> > the <did> is for core, summary information about the 
> archive, I would 
> > have thought that the <dao> element for images of the 
> archives would 
> > more rightly reside outside of this within the main <archdesc>, 
> > especially for digital surrogates of paper-based archives.
> >
> > Do most people put the <dao> within the <did> and if so, why is it 
> > seen as core information?
> >
> > Any thoughts would be appreciated!
> >
> > cheers,
> > Jane.
> >
> > Jane Stevenson
> > The Archives Hub
> > Mimas
> > University of Manchester
> 
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