Fundamentals of Encoded Archival Description and XSLT Stylesheets

This course has been retired.
Certificate Eligibility: 
1.5 CEU, 10 ARC
2 days
Max Attendees: 

Get hands-on experience applying EAD to your finding aids and making them Web-ready with XSL stylesheets. Learn how to create your own online documents and understand what's going on "under the hood" with content systems like ArchonTM and the Archivists' ToolkitTM and their outputs.

Learning Outcomes: 
Recognize the components of the eXtensible Markup Language (XML) technical standard
Apply the key elements of EAD, encoding a finding aid using XML editing software
Grasp the fundamentals of the eXtensible Stylesheet (XSLT) programming language sufficiently to modify existing stylesheets or create a basic one from scratch to generate a Web-ready EAD document
Who Should Attend: 

Archivists who want hands-on experience with EAD and XSLT to expand their skills or use EAD in their repository, and system administrators and others who must implement new or update existing systems.

What You Should Already Know: 

Background knowledge of other encoding standards, such as MARC21 or HTML, will ensure that you have a successful learning experience

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