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CIMI is using the Collections Profile as part oif the CIMI Z3950 profile
for museum s to handle collection descrioptions.  It probably could be used
for EAD as well.

JOhn Perkins

At 10:32 AM -0500 5/13/98, Fox, Michael wrote:
>Some folks are using EAD in a Z39.50 Bib-1 context but I'll let them
>speak for themselves.
>
>Bib-1 does not seem to spport directly the hierarchical aspects of
>archival descriptions as reflected in EAD.  While the digital
>collections profile may accomplish that aspect better, I understand that
>it is still some distance from completion.
>
>In the meanwhile, there is an indirect route to mapping EAD to Bib-1 in
>that the EAD tag library which will be available by the end of summer
>does note equivalencies between EAD elements and MARC fields.   In turn,
>the existing Attribute Set for Bib-1 Semantics maps Bib-1 to MARC.    In
>some cases the mapping will be less than totally precise since there is
>not always a one-to-one correlation between MARC semantics and EAD
>semantics, at least at the level of detail to which particular finding
>aids may be encoded.
>
>Michael
>
>Michael Fox
>Head of Processing
>Minnesota Historical Society
>345 Kellogg Blvd West
>St. Paul MN 55102-1906
>phone: 612-296-1014
>fax:  612-296-9961
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>
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>>From:  Naomi Lynn Nelson[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>>Sent:  Tuesday, May 12, 1998 8:51 AM
>>To:    Multiple recipients of list EAD
>>Subject:       EAD to Z39.50 BIB-1 use attributes
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>>We are mapping EAD tags to Z39.50 BIB-1 use attributes and would like to
>>be consistent with standard practice.  Has anyone done this?  Has a
>>standard been set?
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>>With Best Wishes,
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>> Naomi L. Nelson, Congressional Archivist         PHONE: (404)727-6871
>> Special Collections, Robert W. Woodruff Library  FAX:   (404)727-0360
>> Emory University, Atlanta, GA  30322-2870        EMAIL: [log in to unmask]
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