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The Manuscripts Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
is happy to have added to its website (http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/)
on the finding aids page (http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv.html) the
following paragraph:

   "The Manuscripts Department is pleased to announce the implementation
   of Encoded Archival Description (EAD). The EAD Document Type Definition
   (DTD) is a standard for encoding archival finding aids using the Standard
   Generalized Markup Lanugage (SGML). Finding aids encoded in SGML using
   the EAD DTD can be viewed using the Panorama Viewer. SGML-encoded finding
   aids are also offered in HTML versions, which do not require a special
   viewer. SGML/HTML-encoded finding aids include:
     Papers of slave trader and plantation owner Rice C. Ballard;
     Papers of poet Jeffery Beam;
     Papers of playwright Paul Green;
     Papers of novelist Jill McCorkle; and
     Records of the Southern Growth Policies Board, a public reserach
       agency."

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      * Lynn (Roslyn) Holdzkom * Manuscript Cataloging Librarian *
* Manuscripts Department * University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill *
* CB# 3926, Wilson Library * Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890 * 919-962-1345 *
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