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Social Networks in Archival Context

using existing archival descriptions in new ways

Collaborators

Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia

Daniel Pitti, Worthy Martin
  • project management
  • record extraction and normalization

School of Information, University of California, Berkeley

Ray Larson, Krishna Janakiraman
  • record matching, merging, and normalization

California Digital Library

Brian Tingle, Adrian Turner
  • prototype historical resource and access system

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities March 2010 to March 2012
Data

EAD Finding Aids

  • Library of Congress
  • Northwest Digital Archives (NWDA)
  • Online Archive of California (OAC)
  • Virginia Heritage

Authority Records

  • Library of Congress: NACO/LCNAF
  • OCLC Research: Virtual International Authority File (VIAF)
  • Getty Vocabulary Program: Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
EAD + Authority Records + Information Science → EAC

using existing archival descriptions in new ways