[OAI-implementers] EAD and OAI

lagoze@cs.cornell.edu lagoze@cs.cornell.edu
Fri, 16 Mar 2001 15:37:32 -0500

Hi Lesli,

I assume (with hope) that you'll also make the richer metadata available
through OAI?  While DC is required, I'd also like to see "better"
metadata exposed.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lesli [mailto:lesli@aztec.lib.utk.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 1:25 PM
> To: 'OAI-implementers'
> Subject: [OAI-implementers] EAD and OAI
> 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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