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Monday, August 17 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Encoded Archival Description [EAD 3] (Updated!) #1616 (Day 1 of 2) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Course Fees: Advance / Regular

SAA Members: $325 / $385
Employees of SAA Member Institutions: $365 / $425
Nonmembers: $425 / $485

Course Description (2 days, 1.5 CEUs, 10 ARCs)

Here’s your chance to receive the instruction and hands-on practice you need to deliver your finding aids on the Web in a standardized format. Get acquainted with Extensible Markup Language (XML) and practice with authoring software to create an XML version of a finding aid. This 2-day workshop covers the most up-to-date version of EAD!

Upon completion of this workshop you'll be able to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of Extensible Markup Language (XML);

  • Recognize the structure of EAD (the SAA-endorsed standard for archival finding aids);

  • Mark up a complete finding aid;

  • Explore implementation strategies; and

  • Practice encoding your own finding aid using EAD.

Who should attend?
Archivists and others who are charged with exploring and/or implementing EAD at their institutions or who want to enhance their rsums.

Knowledge assumed for this course:
Arrangement and description practice and familiarity with finding aids.

Attendance is limited to 25

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Michael Fox

Minnesota Historical Society, Director Emeritus
Michael Fox is Director Emeritus of the Minnesota Historical Society. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Library and Information Studies, he worked for fourteen years at the Wisconsin Historical Society. He took a position with the Minnesota Historical Society in... Read More →
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Kris Kiesling

Director of Archives and Special Collections, Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota
Kris Kiesling became Director of Archives Special Collections at the University of Minnesota in 2005. Prior to that appointment, she was Associate Director for Technical and Digital Services at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, at the University of Texas at Austin, and... Read More →

Monday August 17, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Case Western Reserve University Kelvin Smith Library, 11055 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

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