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Introduction to TEI: Training Workshop

1. Abstract

Training workshop organized by Anna Skolimowska (University of Warsaw), Łukasz Cybulski (Polish Academy of Science), DiXiT ER fellow Magdalena Turska (University of Oxford, University of Warsaw) and James Cummings (University of Oxford) targeted at doctoral students and researchers interested in digitizing, encoding and publishing historical sources.

Workshop aims to give an overview of the basic concepts of XML and supporting technologies, familiarize participants with TEI vocabulary, oXygen XML editor and showcase chosen transformation and publication methods for TEI encoded files. We’ll be mixing lectures with hands-on practical sessions to give a taste of cradle-to-grave workflow of digital editing project.

2. Aims of the Course

  • To introduce the concept of markup and XML encoding
  • Provide hands-on experience in using TEI XML markup (using the oxygen XML editor)
  • Intensively survey the basics of the TEI scheme, its assumptions and organisation
  • Showcase a number of transformation or publication methods
  • Introduce the notion of TEI Customisation
  • Provide routes into more detailed information for exploration later.

3. Course Schedule

Monday 10 November 2014

Tuesday 11 November 2014 (Independence Day)

  • 12:30-14:30 Informal discussion of projects (optional meeting at Tarabuk, Browarna 6) (MT, JC)

Thursday 13 November 2014

James Cummings and Magdalena Turska. Date: 10 November 2014
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