I have some general questions for the community relating to linking digital
archival objects from ArchivesSpace. Although we have substantial digital
content we have not yet linked this to EAD metadata and would like feedback
from others before our digital development team commit further time to the
project. We have spent considerable time adapting stylesheets to present
resources through HTML finding aids, but linking to digital objects from AS is
new to us.
Are members using links in published finding aids to deliver digital resources,
either through an HTML version or the PDF generated from within AS? Or are your
digital archival resources separately discovered and linked to?
A specific question we have is: if you link from EAD records, do you link to a
repository record with multiple files, or directly to multiple files?
Please reply to the list or directly to me if that's easier.
Stephen Innes (ALIANZA)
Special Collections Manager
General Library, Te Herenga Mātauranga Whānui
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Telephone (649) 373-7599 ext. 88062 | Fax (649) 373-7565
Online exhibition: Special Collections First World War Centenary 2014-2018
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