The Productive Scholar: Text Encoding and TEI

Topic: Text Encoding and TEI
Speakers: Ben Johnston and Cliff Wulfman

Time: Thursday, November 21, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: HRC Classroom, East Pyne Room 012, Lower Level

This session serves as a brief introduction to text encoding and to the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI). The set of encoding guidelines developed by the TEI is a key technology in digital humanities, widely used by libraries, museums, publishers, and individual scholars. Participants will be given a ‘gentle introduction to XML’ and to the guidelines of the TEI. Examples of projects using TEI will also be presented.

Speaker Bios
Clifford Wulfman is coordinator of Library Digital Initiatives and Director of the Blue Mountain Project. In addition to many years’ experience with text encoding, Cliff has published numerous articles on topics in the digital humanities and is co-author, with Robert Scholes, of Modernism in the Magazines: An Introduction.

Ben Johnston is Senior Educational Technologist and Manager at OIT’s Humanities Resource Center (HRC) in East Pyne, and an active member of the Digital Humanities Initiative