On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 11:26 AM, Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Good question! At the very least, these applications (ArchivesSpace,
> Archivists’ Toolkit, etc.) can regularly and systematically export their
> data as EAD, and the EAD can be made available as linked data. It would be
> ideal if the applications where to natively make their metadata available
> as linked data, but exporting their content as EAD is a functional stopgap
> solution. —Eric Morgan

Wouldn't it make more sense, especially with a system like ArchivesSpace,
which provides a backend HTTP API and a public UI, to publish linked data
directly instead of adding yet another stopgap?


Mark A. Matienzo <[log in to unmask]>
Director of Technology, Digital Public Library of America