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Thank you, I will read the API documentation and so we can talk about it. :)

Best,

Ricardo Sodré Andrade
Archives World Map maintainer
Archivist, MSc, PhD student
http://ricardo.arquivista.net/english

Em 09/02/2017 10:21, Dongen, Wim van escreveu:
>
> Hi Ricardo,
>
> Thank you so much for your positive answer.
>
> We are working on API services also (see: 
> http://wiki.archivesportaleurope.net/index.php/APE_API_documentation), 
> but not for providing full EAG information yet, however we could take 
> that on of course.
>
> About the EAG standard: it has a lot of possibilities, but there are 
> only a few elements mandatory and most of the EAG/XML files in our 
> portal contain only the basic information on the archival 
> institutions, so I think a mapping from these EAG files to your 
> database should not be that difficult and I could provide some sample 
> files for that. In addition: the standard supports multilingualism.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Wim van Dongen
>
> Archives Portal Europe Foundation
>
> www.archivesportaleuropefoundation.eu 
> <http://www.archivesportaleuropefoundation.eu/>
>
> *Van:*Ricardo Sodré Andrade [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> *Verzonden:* donderdag 9 februari 2017 14:04
> *Aan:* Dongen, Wim van; [log in to unmask]
> *Onderwerp:* Re: [Ica-l] The Archives World Map project
>
> Hi all,
>
> Your idea is fantastic.
>
> I started to develop an API (you can see the first step of the API in 
> progress in https://maps.arquivista.net/api) to provide data for reuse 
> in Json (http://json.org/) format.
>
> The autocomplete search engine of Archives World Map uses its own API. 
> So, the Map is a data provider (giving data as Json content) and a 
> service provider (using the data harvested by API to offer the search 
> feature). In future, third applications/websites will have a complete 
> API to access directly the Map data and provide new or renovated 
> services using it.
>
> I will read about EAG standard and try put a harvester feature in the 
> todo list (the possibility to contributors edit institution data was 
> already planned but the resources of project is a kind of limited).
>
> Support for the project is highly welcome, as said in About page - 
> http://map.arquivista.net/about <http://map.arquivista.net/about>. :)
>
> Best regards,
>
> Ricardo Sodré Andrade
> Archives World Map maintainer
> Archivist, MSc, PhD student
> http://ricardo.arquivista.net/english
>
> Em 09/02/2017 09:28, Dongen, Wim van escreveu:
>
>     Hi Daniel, Ricardo, all,
>
>     This is a great initiative which I fully support.
>
>     Since it is based on the ISDIAH standard I was wondering whether
>     it could make use of EAG/XML files for data exchange. Then it
>     would be possible for the more than 6000 European archival
>     institutions that have already provided this kind of information
>     to the Archives Portal Europe (see:
>     https://www.archivesportaleurope.net/directory) to easily forward
>     their information. One step further would then be to set up
>     automatic harvesting to enable archival institutions to keep their
>     information updated in one place – either in our portal or in any
>     other one that uses the EAG/XML standard – to be sure that it will
>     also be available/updated elsewhere, like in the Arquivista
>     Archives World Map, following the principle: “ingest once,
>     aggregate/re-use anywhere” J.
>
>     More information on the EAG standard – originally created by our
>     Spanish colleagues and further developed by the Archives Portal
>     Europe projects – can be found in our wiki:
>     http://wiki.archivesportaleurope.net/index.php/EAG2012.
>
>     Best wishes,
>
>     Wim van Dongen
>
>     Archives Portal Europe Foundation
>
>     http://www.archivesportaleuropefoundation.eu
>
>     *Van:*Encoded Archival Description List
>     [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *Namens *Pitti, Daniel V. (dvp4c)
>     *Verzonden:* woensdag 8 februari 2017 23:02
>     *Aan:* [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>     *Onderwerp:* Fwd: [Ica-l] The Archives World Map project
>
>     I pass this along to the EAD list and encourage all to take a few
>     moments to “put their archive on the map.”
>
>     Regards,
>
>     Daniel Pitti
>
>
>
>
>     Begin forwarded message:
>
>     *From: *Ricardo Sodré Andrade <[log in to unmask]
>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>
>     *Subject: [Ica-l] The Archives World Map project*
>
>     *Date: *February 5, 2017 at 12:47:31 PM EST
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>     *To: *<[log in to unmask]
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>     ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>     From: *Ricardo Sodré Andrade* <[log in to unmask]
>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>     Date: 2017-02-05 14:45 GMT-03:00
>     Subject: Fwd: The Archives World Map project
>
>
>     Hello!
>
>     I am happy to announce today the release of the Archives World Map
>     (https://map.arquivista.net <https://map.arquivista.net/>), an
>     open and collaborative project to map every archival institutions
>     in our planet. The objective sounds too much ambitious but with
>     the efforts of many people we can go far from here.
>
>     At homepage you can access a map with all institutions which has
>     an archive available to public access in our database.
>
>     Anyone can collaborate adding an institution using our form at the
>     website. After the project maintainer check the data he will turn
>     it available as fast as possible. The database is free to use and
>     I expect to provide in few time a method to let other projects use
>     our data. I wish to add new features in future and you can help to
>     make it possible (check the "About" page).
>
>     The Archives World Map still be in beta stage and some bugs are
>     living in our layout code but the database is stable enough to
>     receive and store the data to be used for many years ahead.
>
>     You can help to translate (or correct) the website and software
>     texts into your language also. To help in this way just send an
>     email to the maintainer.
>
>     Now you can start checking our map or adding your (and others)
>     institutions! :)
>
>     Best regards,
>
>     Ricardo Sodré Andrade
>     Archives World Map maintainer
>     Archivist, MSc, PhD student
>     Web: http://ricardo.arquivista.net <http://ricardo.arquivista.net/>
>
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