Is that what the <language> subelement is for?
Here is an example from that page:
<langusage>Bilingual finding aid written in
<language langcode="fre">French</language> and
All the best,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
At 09:16 AM 6/4/2008, you wrote:
Hello to everyone
Please allow me to transmit to the list a request from a young archivist, Tifenn Hamonic.
Bibliothèque de l'Institut de France
As a student of the Ecole nationale des chartes (Paris), I'm actually carrying
out the Catalogue of the archives of archaeology kept at the Institut de
France (Paris). In this purpose, the description of archives has been encoded
in xml using the dtd ead. Then, these files were loaded into the software
The project has a difficulty that I would like to submit to you. We want to
make the files available both in English and French. Each description has
to refer to the same
description in the other language. I wonder which tag(s) should be used to
links between the French and English versions.
More generally, I would be very interested to learn about any fully bilingual finding aids and the ways the encoding has been done and the search interface programmed.
Can you please enlighten me on this
Thank you in advance for your help.
Master II, Histoire et nouvelles technologies
Ecole nationale des chartes
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Susan Hamburger, Ph.D.
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Cataloging and Metadata Services
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The Pennsylvania State University
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