Next steps for EAC-CPF

EAC-CPF is in its sixth year as a standard! Several community members have identified issues or suggested revisions to update, emend or enhance the standard. A call for comments and input from the EAD revision process has solicited a number of questions and suggestions that will form the launching point for the revision work. TS-EAS has determined that…

Revision of Encoded Archival Context – Corporate Bodies, Persons, Families – Call for Comments

At the annual meeting in Portland, Oregon this year, the Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Description (TS-EAS) of the Society of American Archivists agreed to undertake a revision of the standard EAC-CPF. The subcommittee is calling for proposed changes to the current version of EAC-CPF. To ensure the greatest possible input from users of…

Final Release of the Tag Library of the EAC-CPF Schema

The Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Context is pleased to announce the publication of the final release of the Tag Library of the EAC-CPF 2010 schema – the EAC-CPF Tag Library 2014. The previous release was published in 2010 and had the status of draft. Over 2011 - 2013 the Draft Tag Library was translated in French, Spanish, German,…

Scholarship Program for EAC-CPF

Starting in March 2012 SAA will offer the first of seven regional workshops to be scheduled through June 2013 to facilitate the dissemination of the new standard, Encoded Archival Context – Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families. To alleviate the pressures of decreasing professional development budgets, the Institute of Museum and Library Services…

New Funding for the Social Networks and Archival Context Project

Daniel Pitti, associate director of the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH), in collaboration with Ray Larson at the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley, and Adrian Turner and Brian Tingle at the California Digital Library, has received a grant from the Mellon Foundation to…