Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Encoded Archival Descriptions Tool

RLG has released the EAD Report Card, download it for free and check your EADs.
This Web application is the first automated program for checking the quality of your EAD encoding. Created by popular demand, the tool supplements RLG's award-winning RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description. Simply upload one of your finding aids for a quick checkup. The program will flag any discrepancies and cite the relevant guideline, so you can fix what you have wrong on the spot.
It can be configured to work against another standard, so change it to fit your own best practices.

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