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It picks up the entire contents of the finding aid.

At 07:02 PM 1/24/2011 -0500, you wrote:
>Oh, I see.  I thought <<more about this collection>> was picking up the 
>link in the MARC 856 and displaying it with AJAX, but it indexes the XML 
>too.  How granular does it go?  Will it pickup all EAD elements, or just 
>those with MARC encodinganalog attributes?
>
>Thanks!
>Nathan
>
>On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Kate Bowers 
><<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>I have a follow up question to those with OPAC's that index EAD (minus 
>>Eric as he already explained).  How deep does the EAD indexing go?  Is 
>>only collection level information scrapped or can users search directly 
>>into container lists from the general OPAC?
>
>Harvard's indexes the full finding aid.
>
>
>>Okay one more, how does the OPAC interact with the EAD xml files?  Is EAD 
>>information scrapped (EAD header?  Collection level <did>?) and a MARC 
>>record generated or does the index work directly with the XML?
>
>The collection-level MARC record and the finding aids both exist.  In the 
>opac, there is a link right below the title for "more about this 
>collection" that opens the full finding aid.
>
>An example: 
><http://holliscatalog.harvard.edu/?itemid=%7Clibrary/m/aleph%7C009516273>http://holliscatalog.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|009516273 
>
>Click on <<more about this collection>> to see the finding aid with links 
>to digitized contents
>To get back to the bib. record, click on "Standard view"
>
>
>>Thanks again!
>>
>>Nathan
>>
>>On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 6:12 PM, Nathan Tallman 
>><<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>Just out of curiosity, is anyone using an online catalog that is entirely 
>>EAD-based?  I know many institutions catalog monographs and other items 
>>more suitable for MARC, but not everyone might.  It's certainly possible 
>>and an interesting idea.
>>On the flip side, does anyone's traditional online catalog index EAD as 
>>well as MARC?  Maybe a federated search of some sort.  Seems like I 
>>remember seeing one.
>>Happy Friday!
>>
>>Nathan Tallman,
>>Associate Archivist
>>American Jewish Archives
>Kate Bowers
>Collection Services Archivist
>Harvard University Archives
>Cambridge, MA 02138
>voice:  (617) 384-7787
>fax:    (617) 495-8011
>email:  <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
>

Kate Bowers
Collection Services Archivist
Harvard University Archives
Cambridge, MA 02138
voice:  (617) 384-7787
fax:    (617) 495-8011
email:  [log in to unmask]