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1. Introduction

James Cummings is providing a one-day workshop on TEI at the University of Helsinki with a concentration on transcription of historical documents.

DRAFT: The basic schedule (subject to some variance in time) is as follows:
9.00 - 10.30 Introduction to TEI (html | pdf)
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 - 12.45

Session 1: Basic transcription in XML (html | pdf)

  • Introducing the rules of XML
  • Survey of the most common TEI elements
  • Introducing the oXygen editor
  • Exercise 1: Basic transcription
12.45-13.45 Lunch

Session 2: Metadata (html | pdf)

  • The TEI Header
  • Annotating names of people and places
  • Exercise 2: Adding metadata (Optional)
15.45-16.00 Coffee break

Session 3: Detailed transcription with TEI (html | pdf)

  • Transcription and editorial phenomena
  • Exercise 3: Adding detail to the transcription
  • Conclusion: TEI Community and Questions

2. Workshop Materials

Workshop Materials, including the slides of the talks and exercises are made available here for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution License. But please also tell us as well!

Download TEImaterials.zip for the workshop.

Date: 2010-10
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