RBS2001: Electronic Texts and Images — Syllabus
This syllabus outlines the major subjects for each day. Each morning will start with a brief review and reminder of the salient features of the previous day.
am: Introductions; A Practical Introduction to SGML and XML
pm: Using the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) DTD
am: Text and Image Scanning -- a hands-on session
pm: The Great Transcription: using the TEI Guidelines for manuscript materials.
am: Data control and MARC interchange: the TEI header and other metadata issues
pm: Transcription and mark-up continues
Introduction to stylesheets
am: Another form of XML: the Encoded Archival Descriptions DTD (we will build an EAD guide for our collection of letters).
pm: Digital images of textual items: creation, manipulation, uses, and control. Visit to Special Collections.
am: The Great Parsing: validating TEI documents. Our texts go on-line Friday lunchtime.
pm: SGML/XML as an interchange format: automated TEI to HTML conversion; demonstration of TEI to ebook conversions The final product and review.