Entries by Gerhard Müller

EAC-CPF 2.0 release ahead

EAC-CPF 2.0 release ahead The brand new version EAC-CPF 2.0 will be released at the joint meeting of SAA TS-EAS and EAS Section on 3rd of August 2022. Additionally a moderated panel and discussion on encoded archival standards in the context of aggregators of archival description both within and outside of the United States will […]

EAC-CPF 2.0 submitted to SAA for approval

EAC-CPF is an adopted standard of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) and maintained by the Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards (TS-EAS). Since summer 2017, the TS-EAS revised the current standard version according to the procedures for review and approval of an SAA-Developed Standard. After four years of developing, discussing, meeting and gathering community […]

First Chinese translation of an EAS Tag Library available for EAC-CPF

First Chinese translation of an EAS Tag Library available for EAC-CPF The EAC-CPF Tag Library of the current Schema version EAC-CPF 2010 revised 2018 is now available in Chinese language as a Website and as a PDF document, along with English, Spanish and French. TS-EAS sends its thanks to the Special Collections Librarian/Archivist Yanlin Li, […]

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 […]