What Is EAC-CPF?

Certificate Eligibility: 
N/A
Credits: 
1 ARC
Length: 
90 minutes
Format: 
Webcast
Tier: 
Foundational
Description: 

This session provides the nuts and bolts of Encoded Archival Context—Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC–CPF), its structure, and its possibilities. Using a variety of examples, the webcast covers the schema from start to finish and concludes with a brief discussion of existing data sources that can be leveraged for the creation of EAC–CPF records.

Learning Outcomes: 
Design principles and development of the schema
Identify concepts of identity used in the schema
Explain specific aspects of the schema with full examples
Who Should Attend: 

Archivists unfamiliar with or just starting to explore EAC–CPF as a companion standard for EAD finding aids

Instructor(s): 
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