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seem to assume that everyone is using EAD, even though studies show they aren’t.”
“Yes, we currently have a working group on EAD.”
“Yes, we have been working towards encoding our finding aids by converting them into the DACS format and by
completing training on EAD.”
Web Presence
14. Is there any information about individual manuscript collections on the library’s Web site? N=66
Yes 65 98%
No 1 2%
If yes, what type of information is included? Check all that apply. N=65
Collection title 64 99%
Brief description of the contents of the collection 61 94%
Inclusive dates 61 94%
Extent 60 92%
Biographical/administrative history 54 83%
Unique collection identifier 48 74%
Creator information 35 54%
Other 36 55%
Please describe other information.
“A very few have photographs or images.”
“Access points using LC subject heading, related collections in repository, use guidelines.”
“Added entries, links to finding aids and other e-resources, images (selected).”
“Container list.”
“Digital surrogates with item-level metadata provided for select collections on OAC and UCLA Digital Library
“EAD finding aids are also available through the Libraries Web site.”
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