The National Archives Catalog


Finding Aid File Type

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Level Available A/V Only Public Element
No No Variable Character Length (40) Finding Aid File Type Authority List Record Group
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Definition:

The type or file format of the online Finding Aid.

Purpose:

Identifies the type or file format of the online Finding Aid. Provides information on how computer systems should process the Finding Aid.

Relationship: This element is dependent on Finding Aid Type. To have Finding Aid File Type, Finding Aid Type must be created. Finding Aid Type is repeatable. For each Finding Aid Type specified, only one Finding Aid File Type may be created.
Guidance:

Enter the finding aid file type.

Examples:
HTML
Microsoft Word Document


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