Ann Arbor Accords

n.Principles and criteria used to develop a Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) document type definition (DTD) for archival and library finding aids, especially inventories and registers.


The Ann Arbor Accords were developed in 1995 under a Bentley Library Research Fellowship by a team led by Daniel Pitti that included Steven DeRose, Jackie Dooley, Michael J. Fox, Steven Hensen, Kris Kiesling, Janice Ruth, Sharon Thibodeau, and Helena Zinkham. The thirteen accords are organized into Definitions and Parameters, General Principles, Structural Features, and Control and Maintenance.