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,…

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, Librarian…

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…

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…

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, a four-day meeting in March 2020 in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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, Italian…

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…