Digital Mitford: Workshop Materials


Mary Russell Mitford

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2017 Digital Mitford Coding School @ Pitt-Greensburg

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Resources on TEI and Project Markup

  1. 2016 Coding School Materials (Google Doc) (June 25-27, 2016).
  2. 2015 Coding School Materials (Google Doc)
  3. The Digital Mitford Codebook: Our Customized Coding Rules and Templates for Marking Multiple Kinds of Texts
  4. TEI P5 Guidelines: the Ultimate TEI Resource!
  5. The TEI Elements in play in the Digital Mitford Project: An Infographic of May 28, 2014

Digital Mitford Project Resources for Encoding Manuscript Letters

  1. Coding and Proofreading Mitford Letters in TEI: Detailed Tips, Examples, and Workflow, by Lisa Wilson, Elisa Beshero-Bondar, and Elizabeth Raisanen
  2. Digital Mitford Paleography: Tips for Transcribing Mitford Letters, by Lisa Wilson
  3. The Digital Mitford’s Guide to 19th-Century British Postmarks (1800s to 1840s), and How to Code Them in TEI, by Greg Bondar
  4. The alphabet in Mitford's handwriting, by Elizabeth Raisanen
  5. Symbols in Mitford's handwriting (carets, ampersands, punctuation, etc), by Lisa Wilson
  6. Transcription Guidance with a Sample PDF Photo-Facsimile of a Mitford letter, by Lisa Wilson
  7. How to transform your document from XML to HTML for proofreading, by Elizabeth Raisanen

Examples of Coded Mitford Letters

  1. Our Very First Transformed Letter, from coded TEI to HTML: Mitford to Talfourd, June 29, 1825

Helpful Backup: Slides from the Women Writers’ Project

  1. Overview of Text Encoding and the TEI
  2. A Hurried Introduction to XML
  3. Basic Manuscript and Physical Document Encoding
  4. Advanced Manuscript Encoding
  5. The TEI Header: Metadata for Manuscripts
  6. Coding Contextual Information

Broader Context and Examples

  1. Historical Context on Computer Markup and the TEI from the era of punch cards to our time
  2. More Resources and Info (recommended by WWP)
  3. TEI Projects of Note