This doesn’t directly answer your question, but I came across this example of EAC in practice—designing a kind of structured version of Wikipedia for creators:




The underlying EAC record can be found here:




They might have used an older version of EAC than the one currently on the books, but it’s the same principle.






Jordon Steele


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Rather than throw students immediately into EAD, I'm using EAC to allow them to get used to working with XML in this way -- and get a feel for oXygen.  Has anyone developed Guidelines for applying EAC in the real world?

Elizabeth H. Dow
Associate Professor
School of Library and Information Science
Louisiana State University