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Hi Michelle,

This certainly makes sense, but I'm transitioning our finding aids into
ArchivesSpace and it doesn't seem possible to add a <unitid> at the
collection level (I can add them at any of the <c> levels, but that doesn't
help here).

Thanks,
Jaime

On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Michele R Combs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  I would use <unitid> at the top level of your finding aid, in the
> archdesc/did.
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> <unitid type=”oclc” id=”[put number here]”/>
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> That’s pretty much exactly what unitid is for.  From
> http://www.loc.gov/ead/tglib/elements/unitid.html:  “Any alpha-numeric
> text string that serves as a unique reference point or control number for
> the described material, such as a lot number, an accession number, a
> classification number, or an entry number in a bibliography or catalog.”
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>
> Michele
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> *From:* Encoded Archival Description List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On
> Behalf Of *Jaime Margalotti
> *Sent:* Friday, January 30, 2015 10:36 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Where in record to put OCLC #?
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>
> Hi All,
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> I'd like to start including the OCLC numbers for our collections in the
> finding aids. If you are including there (or something similar), how are
> you encoding it?  So far, my best idea is a general <note>, but I feel like
> there must be a better option.  We are already using <eadid> for our own
> collection numbering system.
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> Thanks!
>
> Jaime
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> Jaime L. Margalotti
>
> Senior Assistant Librarian
>
> Manuscripts and Archives Department University of Delaware Library
>
> Newark, DE  19717-5267
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> 302-831-0554
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Jaime L. Margalotti
Senior Assistant Librarian
Manuscripts and Archives Department University of Delaware Library
Newark, DE  19717-5267
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