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Thanks for the tip Mark.  I will definitely look at the site. 

Barbara D. Aikens 
 
Chief, Collections Processing
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Ph: 202-633-7941
email:  [log in to unmask] 
 
Mailing Address
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Victor Bldg., Suite 2200, MRC 937
Washington, DC  20013-7012 
 
 
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Encoded Archival Description List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Mark A. Matienzo
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 9:48 AM
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Subject: Re: Call for Contributions to SAA Presentation

Hi Barbara,

I recommend looking at the Neatline project, which is being developed
by the Scholars' Lab at the University of Virginia.

http://neatline.org/

Mark A. Matienzo
Digital Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives
Yale University Library


On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Aikens, Barbara <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
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> You may recall that last fall I wrote the listserv asking about the
> development of really new and different online displays of  and search
> interfaces for EAD structured data – presentations that were really
> appropriate for the web environment, as opposed to more traditional online
> pdf and htm displays that resemble paper finding aids.
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> After some online discussions and comments, Jackie Dooley at RLG volunteered
> to pull together a SAA session and it was accepted.  The title is
> “Structured Data Is Essential for Effective Archival Description and
> Discovery:  True or False?”  Speakers are Michael Fox, Noah Huffman, and
> myself.   I had planned to focus my presentation on AAA’s interface of
> linking all resources (catalog record, finding aid, Collections Online,
> digital images) via the creator, and present our prototypes for improved
> finding aid displays.  I also wanted to briefly discuss the new Smithsonian
> Collections Search Center.
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> As I think about the presentation more, though,  I thought it might be fun
> to also highlight the work of others in addition to the work we’re doing at
> AAA.   I know that many of you have also been doing innovative work with
> online prototypes and search interfaces for EAD data.  This would be a good
> way to get information out there about a lot of projects on a national
> level, rather than just one or two.  So, if you think your work with EAD
> structured data is something different and interesting, and are interested
> in having your project mentioned, please let me know and we can talk.   I’m
> thinking perhaps one or two PP slides with a paragraph of narrative that I
> could read, as well as contact information.
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> Best,
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> Barb Aikens
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> Barbara D. Aikens
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> Chief, Collections Processing
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> Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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> Ph: 202-633-7941
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> email:  [log in to unmask]
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> Mailing Address
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> Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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> PO Box 37012
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> Victor Bldg., Suite 2200, MRC 937
>
> Washington, DC  20013-7012
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