EAD tag: <eadheader>
Collection level, Required
Component levels, N/A
portion of the EAD Application is used to record information about the
finding aid (as distinct from information about the collection). The
EAD Header section identifies the finding aid as a unique electronic
document, provides information about its creation, and is used to
record revisions made to it.
DACS rule: N/A
MARC field: N/A
EAD Header exists primarily to make the document searchable in a
machine-readable environment; most of its content is non-displaying.
However, some of its elements may also be used in generating an
electronic "title page" for the finding aid.
Controlled Vocabulary: N/A