EAD Workshop 3: Component-Level Description

After the first two workshops, you’ve got a handle on DACS compliance and have created a collection-level description in EAD. Now we’ll build the portion of a finding aid that offers the rich detail of archival description: the component level.


Before attending the workshop, please do the following:

Homework Assignment

  • Create a component-level hierarchy for the finding aid you’ve been working with in a word processing file.
  • Be prepared to share!