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From ZigZag to BigBag: Seeing the Wood and the Trees

By Ian G Anderson


This paper reports on a one year speculative research project that sought to test the technical feasibility, practical implications and usability of transforming an XML Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aid into an XML ZigZag™ structure and applying a relational browser interface

Topics: QA75, ZA4050
Year: 2009
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Provided by: Enlighten

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