EAD@10: Proceedings from a Symposium Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Encoded Archival Description

SAA and RLG Programs sponsored a symposium to celebrate the 10th birthday of EAD on Sunday, August 31, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hilton San Francisco in San Francisco, California. The day featured reports from European speakers on how EAD has been implemented in their countries. In addition, a group of innovative archivists presented their forward thinking (and provocative) views about what the next 10 years may bring.

Introduction and Overview
KRIS KIESLING, University of Minnesota [PDF]

EAD, Your Passport to Archival Description: Panel Discussion on Use of EAD Outside the U.S.

EAD: The U.K. Experience [PDF] [MP3]

EAD and EAC in French Archives: A Status Report [PDF] [MP3]
CLAIRE SIBILLE, Direction des Archives de France

The Adoption of EAD in French Libraries [PDF] [ MP3]
FLORENT PALLUAULT, Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Session 1 Question & Answer [MP3]

EAD in Germany [PDF] [MP3]
ANGELIKA MENNE-HARITZ, Bundesarchiv, Germany

EAD in the Netherlands, 1998–2008 [PDF] [MP3]
HENRY A. J. VAN SCHIE, Nationaal Archief, The Netherlands

Session 2 Question & Answer [MP3]

Into the Future: Panel Discussion on the Future of Archival Description


Integrated Access: Formalizing Contextualization and Extending Description Boundaries [PDF] [MP3]
KATHERINE M. WISSER, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Cheeseburgers With Everything- Context, Content, and Connections in Archival Description [PDF] [MP3]
MARK A. MATIENZO, New York Public Library

The Endangerment of Trees [PDF] [MP3]
MICHELLE LIGHT, University of California, Irvine

Thoughts on the Future [PDF] [MP3]
JEANNE KRAMER-SMYTH, University of Maryland (graduate student)

Archival Description in the Networked Age [PDF] [MP3]
MARY W. ELINGS, University of California, Berkeley

Session 3 Question & Answer [MP3]