[OAI-implementers] EAD and OAI

Lesli lesli@aztec.lib.utk.edu
Wed, 14 Mar 2001 13:38:28 -0500

Thanks.  I will pass this along to our programmer and see if we just can't go backwards in
the mapping.  Unless, of course, someone else has already done this?

Lesli Zimmerman

"Diane I. Hillmann" wrote:

> Lesli:
> There's a DC to EAD crosswalk at:
> http://www.getty.edu/research/institute/standards/intrometadata/3_crosswalks/index.html
> which should help.  If you do a crosswalk in the opposite direction and
> want to share it, I'd be happy to put it up with the rest of the crosswalks
> I maintain at:
> Diane
> At 01:25 PM 3/14/2001 -0500, Lesli wrote:
> >We are just beginning to encode some of our manuscript and archive
> >finding aids in EAD and wish to make them OAI 1.0 compliant at the
> >outset. Is there anyone out there who has successfully mapped EAD
> >elements into the unqualified DC elements required by OAI?  We are
> >working on a script that will do this automatically but don't want to
> >completely re-invent the wheel if it's already out there.  I realize
> >that everyone encodes their finding aids somewhat differently but is
> >there a basic way to map elements from one to the other?
> >
> >Any input or help would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> >Thanks
> >Lesli Zimmerman
> >Sr. Technical Metadata Specialist
> >University of Tennessee Digital Library
> >
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