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Sidenote: Id like to talk briefly about EAD at this point.
EAD is Encoded [] Archival [] Description.
Developed at University of California, Berkeley in 1993 by a group of archivists
Roughly analogous at MARC standard, except for archival finding aids
EAD developed originally in SGML; moved to XML in 1999
>>>Display EAD in XML
The EAD is hierarchical in nature as youll see in the next image, developed by Amanda J. Wilson.

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