CIRCA:EAD and ERA uploading


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Encoded Archival Description

EAD - RGL Best Practice Guides [[1]]

Overview of EAD Structure: <eadheader> contains information describing the finding aid itself <frontmatter> contains prefatory matter incorporating information useful for the display or publication of the finding aid <archdesc> contains description of archival materials and associated administrative and contextual information


<ead> <eadheader> - lanencoding= relatedencoding= (this section is often mapped to Dublin Code for easier search-ability) repositoryencoding= countryencoding= dateencoding= <eadid> (content must uniquely identify the EAD instance, should include at least one of the following: publicid, identifier, or url) countrycode= mainagencycode= (repository code) publicid= (public text owner identifiers?? obsolete?) identifier= (ARK) url= encodinganalog= (maps to URL) <filedesc> <titlestmt> <titleproper> (use for formal title of the finding aid itself and not the title of the fonds or record group being described) encodinganalog= <author> (record the person or institution responsible for the intellectual content of the encoded finding aid) encodinganalog= <publicationstmt> <publisher> encodinganalog= <date> encodinganalog= normal= <address> encodinganalog= (etc.,)

Education and Research Archive


ERA deposit ‘how-to’:

Step 1 - about your item

Type of Item* Language* Title or Caption* Author or Creator* Additional Contributors Subject/Keyword* Is this item about: a time? a place? Description (abstract) Citation for previous publication (If item has been previously published provide a citation) Date created Source (brief information about a physical item from which this item was derived) Link to related item (must be a url)

Step 2 - Where does this item belong?

Choose a community* Choose a collection

Step 3 - Licensing information

Who should see this item and when should they see it?* Everyone University of Alberta Community (CCID-Protected) No-one (for preservation only) embargo date Choose a license (Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial No-Derivative Works 3.0 Unported)

Step 4 - Add your item

Upload your item

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