Article by Jane Stevenson in ARC no. 186, February 2005.

Roughly half of the respondents did not work with either EAD or XML, and given that respondents would probably be those people actually knowledgeable about this field the true situation is probably even worse. 40% used EAD and 19% used non-EAD XML.

Vast majority would like training in policies, file formats, curation, metadata, physical preservation and access.

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