Entries by Gerhard Müller

Webinar: Introducing revisions to the Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) standard

Webinar: Introducing revisions to the Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) standard The Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards (TS-EAS), in collaboration with the Encoded Archival Standards Section Steering Committee, will be hosting an April webinar to introduce proposed changes to the EAC-CPF standard. Encoded Archival […]

Schema Revision 2021

Call for Comments: Revision of Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, Families The Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards is pleased to release Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, Families (EAC-CPF) 2.0, a draft updated version of the standard for public review and comment. To ensure the greatest possible input from EAC-CPF users […]

Call for Comments Ahead

After nearly three years of review, the EAC-CPF revision process will soon reach a major milestone. In the coming weeks, the review team will release a call for comments with a proposal for a revised Schema and a Tag Library draft. Work on the revision was completed through a full year of monthly virtual meetings, […]

EAC-CPF revision half-way into stage 2

After successfully releasing a minor revision of the Encoded Archival Context – Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) in December 2018, the EAC-CPF team of the Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards (TS-EAS) is now half-way into the second stage of the standard’s major revision. While all current issues are discussed on GitHub https://github.com/SAA-SDT/eac-cpf-schema/issues and […]

New EAC-CPF release – 2010 schema version revised

The TS-EAS is pleased to announce the completion of the first phase of the revision. Revised schema files and an updated tag library can be found on the EAC-CPF site at: https://eac.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/. In 2017 the Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Description (TS-EAS) of the Society of American Archivists agreed to undertake a revision of the […]

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

In 2017 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 revision follows a two-tier strategy, starting with a technical update that includes minor enhancements and a general clean-up. This will be followed by a major overhaul of the standard […]

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 […]

Examples for the EAC-CPF schema 2010

Archives de France Ex. 1 (Corporate Body): France. Direction des affaires maritimes Ex. 2 (Corporate Body): France. Direction interrégionale de la mer (ressort) Ex. 3 (Corporate Body): Centre d’études techniques maritimes et fluviales Ex. 4 (Corporate Body): Le Tremblay-sur-Mauldre Ex. 5 (Person): Henrard, Roger Ex. 6 (Family): Gramont Ex. 7 (Person): Gramont, Armand de Beinecke […]

About

General information For some time, archivists have been discussing the need for a standard structure for the recording and exchange of information about the creators of archival materials. Following up on these discussions, a group of archivists met in Toronto, Canada, in March 2001 to create a high-level model for such information and to draft […]

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 EAC-CPF […]