University of Virginia
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: The Great Transcription: using the TEI Guidelines for manuscript materials.
pm: Demonstration of the UNB Electronic Text Centre
Digital images of textual items: creation, manipulation, uses, and control.
am: Data control and MARC interchange: the TEI header and other metadata issues
pm: Transcription and mark-up continues
Introduction to stylesheets and data rendering
am: Another form of XML: the Encoded Archival Descriptions DTD (we will build an EAD guide for our collection of letters).
pm: Visit to see the digital cameras. Visit to Special Collections.
Project planning and grant writing
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.