Text Encoding Initative (TEI) and Humanities Research

Conal Tuohy and myself will teach a short, introductory workshop on TEI and humanities research on the 30th September. Details are below. There are still places available; just send me an email if you wish to come.

2-5pm, Thursday 30 September 2010

Student Computer Lab, Room G22, John Medley East

Training Objective:

This workshop will introduce participants to the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) within humanities research. It will show how text encoding can be used to make explicit the semantic structures of a text so it can be displayed and analysed in a number of different ways.

Target Audience:

Researchers in the Humanities

Time Topic Presenter
2.00 pm Introduction to Text Encoding (TEI) in Humanities Research
2.30 pm TEI in Action – Case Studies

  • HESTIA: Herodotus time map
  • Fine Rolls Henry III
  • SETIS (basic library TEI)
  • Daisy Bates (basic syntax of XML)
Craig B
3.00 pm Break
3.15 pm TEI Software Options – Hands On

  • Components of XML
  • Components of TEI
  • TEI Authoring tool
  • Creating a TEI Document
  • Using TEI elements
  • Marking up diary

Conal T
4.45 pm
  • Further research
  • Assists with research projects
  • TEI encoding/training issues
  • The TEI Community

Craig B
4.55 pm Feedback forms

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