EAD/XML Beginners Workshop
Date: December 8, 2015
Time: 1PM to 3PM
Location: Experimental Sound Studio
5925 N Ravenswood Ave; Chicago, IL 60660
Parking/Transit: There is ample street parking and the closest bus is the #84 Peterson
Having problems with EAD/XML? Want to learn more? This workshop will cover XML and EAD basics as well as provide attendees with the opportunity troubleshoot their finding aids and get answers to pressing questions.
Who Should Attend?
Archivists and others who are charged with exploring and/or implementing EAD at their institution or who want to enhance their resumé
Attendees should bring
- Laptops with XML editors. If you are unable to bring a laptop, but still need assistance, it can be emailed to the host Allison Schein at email@example.com
- Problematic finding aids.
Presenter: Karen Miller
Karen Miller is a Monographic Cataloger/Metadata Specialist at Northwestern University Library, where she has worked since 2003. Her job duties are split between cataloging monographs, posters, and maps in MARC, and working with metadata in XML. She is the chair of the library’s Archival Collections Management System executive team, which is responsible for the administration and use of the various bits and pieces of technology used to make discoverable archival collection descriptions. She has created EAD finding aids using various XML editors and with the Archon system. Her responsibilities include monitoring the application of controlled vocabularies in the library’s finding aid collection as well as creating and wrangling XML in a variety of formats. She holds an MLIS from Dominican University, an MS, Statistics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a BA in Mathematics from University of Michigan.
Space is limited and registration online is required. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you there!
The CAA Professional Development Subcommittee uses RSVPs to measure attendance; and, in the event of low response, might postpone or cancel an event. As a result, please RSVP only if you are certain you can attend. If you RSVP but are unable to attend, please provide at least 24 hours notice.
Maximum Attendance is 10 people.
CAA Members Only.
Deadline: December 1st