Experimenting locally with encoded archival context

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  • 1. Tim Thompson & Matt Carruthers University of Miami Libraries

2. Focused on the collections themselves 3. Problem: How do we capture context? Creator descriptions and context are essential 4. Solution: Encoded Archival Context Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families 5. (Tag Library: http://www3.iath.virginia.edu/eac/cpf/tagLibrary/cpfTagLibrary.html) 6. EAC-CPF (Person) Archival Collection Colleague Employer 7. Why experiment? 8. Discover buried or implicit relationships Allows for much more granular description Aggregates all relevant information about an entity in one record 9. Connecting the Dots: Using EAC-CPF to Reunite Samuel Johnson and His Circle Harvard and Yale + https://osc.hul.harvard.edu/liblab/proj/connecting-dots-using-eac-cpf-reunite-samuel- johnson-and-his-circle Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) National Archival Authorities Cooperative + http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/xtf/search 10. First Step: Use XSLT to batch create EAC-CPF records from existing EAD data 11. Remixing Archival Metadata Project (RAMP) https://github.com/UMiamiLibraries/RAMP EAD EAC-CPF Wiki Markup 12. Remixing Archival Metadata Project (RAMP)

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