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Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002

EAD Version 2002 Tag Library Changes and Errata

For First (2002) Printing Only

The following reflect final changes made by the EAD Working Group to the 2002 DTD and typographical errors in the first printing of the 2002 Tag Library. Changes are marked in red.

p.7—paragraph in the middle of the page should read:
Most attributes are optional and of the type called #IMPLIED. Two attributes are flagged as #REQUIRED, that is, the level attribute on <archdesc> and <archdescgrp>, and the COLS attribute on <:tgroup>, and two are #FIXED.

p.16—definition for repositorycode should read:
A unique code in <unitid> indicating the repository responsible for intellectual control of the materials being described. The code should be taken from ISO/DIS 15511 Information and documentation International Standard Identifier for Libraries and Related Organizations (ISIL), as specified in the <eadheader> REPOSITORYENCODING attribute.

p.16—for all printings prior to November 2011, definition for scriptcode should read:
The four-letter code for the writing script used with a given language. The code should be taken from ISO 15924 Code for the Representation of Names of Scripts. Available in <language>.

p.88—Custodial History should show:
May contain:
acqinfo, address, blockquote, chronlist, custodhist, head, list, note, p, table

May occur within:
archdesc, archdescgrp, c, c01, c02, c03, c04, c05, c06, c07, c08, c09, c10, c11, c12, custodhist, descgrp

p.109—Description of Subordinate Components should show:
type #IMPLIED, analyticover, combined, in-depth, othertype

p.175—Material Specific Details should show:
The <materialspec> element is comparable to MARC fields 254, 255, and 256.

p.179—Note should read:
The placement of a <note> is dependent on the design of the document and the purpose of the <note>. A <note> may appear at the end of the text as endnotes, at the foot of a section as footnotes or embedded within the text.