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As far as naive indexing and display of EAD goes, I wanted to bring to
your attention a plugin I just released that enables EAD indexing and
display for Blacklight. This is a very simple, rudimentary
implementation that indexes a single EAD as a single Solr document.

http://github.com/jronallo/blacklight_ext_ead_simple

I pushed out this plugin in the hopes that it would help push forward
this discussion as well as help improve indexing and display of EAD
for Solr-powered interfaces. If you already have Rails 2.3.5 installed
the README gives simple instructions for installing Blacklight and
this plugin to get some sample data indexed.

Jason

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 5:43 PM, Mark A. Matienzo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Rees, John (NIH/NLM) [E]
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> My unstated assumption was that you are indexing a single EAD as a single SOLR doc, not multiple SOLR docs. I guess it's faulty to assume that anyone with a SOLR-skilled programmer wouldn't also have the time/skills to bust up single EAD or TEI docs.
>
> You'd be surprised - actually, for the time being I believe that EAD
> is still being indexed "naively" into a single Solr document at NYPL,
> which is the method I implemented for the time being.
>
> Mark A. Matienzo
> Digital Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives
> Yale University Library
>