Jane and I had a great day yesterday in Aberystwyth, training the proto-archivists there in using XML and EAD. We’ve been given a copy of XMetaL software by Blast Radius for use in these sessions which really helps to give the students a feel for encoding descriptions in EAD.
The trainee archivists were discussing a joke I’d forgotten about:
Where did Noah keep his bees?
In the ark-hives