Publication du schéma EAC-CPF

Daniel Pitti annonce la sortie du schéma EAC-CPF et de son dictionnaire des balises.

Le schéma est disponible en 3 versions : WC3, Relax NG, et Relax NG Schema Compact.  Toute la documentation est disponible sur le site officiel de l'EAC, maintenu par la Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (

[Message de Daniel PItti sur la liste internationale EAD]

The EAC-CPF Working Group (EACWG) is pleased to announce the public release of the EAC-CPF 2010 version of the schema and tag library for Encoded Archival Context-Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families.  The new standard provides an XML vocabulary to enable encoding and communicating archival authority records created according to the rules promulgated in ISAAR-CPF, and it is intended to facilitate content-rich authority records that can interoperate in a global environment.

EAC-CPF 2010 results from work over the past 30 months by a 15-member working group representing 9 countries.  Their work has been supported by the Society of American Archivists, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Archivio di Stato di Bologna, the Istituto per i Beni Artistici, Culturali e Naturali della Regione Emilia-Romagna, and by generous funding from the Delmas Foundation. The Working Group benefitted from extensive input from the international archival community throughout the review process of the draft schema in late 2009.

The stable schema is available for immediate download in 3 versions: WC3 schema language, Relax NG Schema, and Relax NG Schema Compact. It is accompanied by an extensive Tag Library complete with encoding examples, which is also available for immediate download.  It is expected that the online tag library will continue to evolve over time to meet the needs of the encoding community.

The three schema versions, the Tag Library, and other information resources, are available on the official EAC-CPF website: The international standard is jointly supported by the Society of American Archivists and the State Library of Berlin.

Please contact Kathy Wisser (, Chair of the EACWG, if you have questions.