Hi Melanie,

The Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill has an excellent training manual created in-house to train staff
to encode EAD using NoteTab. Though some instruction is SHC-specific, I
think anyone trying to encode an EAD finding aid would find it to be a
valuable resource.

The training manual is available to the public on the SHC's public wiki:


On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Melanie Wisner <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Apologies for cross-posting...
> We're interested in locating instructional materials produced for teaching
> encoding in EAD, in video, PowerPoint, or other formats. Ideally works that
> could be shared fully, but ideas and tips for production also very welcome.
> There is a lot out there for XML, but it would be great to learn that
> someone has created a great EAD primer.
> Many thanks,
> Melanie Wisner
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Joyce Chapman
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Metadata and Cataloging/
Digital Library Initiatives
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