[OAI-implementers] EAD and OAI

Diane I. Hillmann dih1@cornell.edu
Wed, 14 Mar 2001 13:25:30 -0500


There's a DC to EAD crosswalk at: 
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:


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.
>Lesli Zimmerman
>Sr. Technical Metadata Specialist
>University of Tennessee Digital Library
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