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The Medieval Academy of America Committee on Electronic Resources is pleased to announce two TEI workshops to be held at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, MI, in May 2007. Both workshops will be on Thursday, May 10 (sessions 32 and 138; see
for complete conference schedule).
1) XML and the Text Encoding Initiative Workshop I: Introduction to TEI Encoding
This workshop offers an introduction to best practices for digital scholarship, taught by a medievalist, James C. Cummings, specifically for medievalists. Instruction includes introductory-level XML and structural encoding, as well as new TEI P5 standards and guidelines, markup concerns for medieval transcription, and a brief consideration of XML Editors. Assignments will be completed during the following clinic.
2) XML and the Text Encoding Initiative Workshop II: Advanced TEI Encoding and Customization
This workshop offers advanced instruction in advanced topics in TEI encoding and the customization of the TEI for an individual project’s needs, taught by a medievalist, James C. Cummings, specifically for medievalists. Instruction includes metadata for medieval manuscript description, advanced-level concepts of TEI P5 modularization, schema generation and customization for individual projects, and a brief survey of related technologies. Assignments will be completed during the following clinic.
Dr. Cummings works for the Oxford Text Archive, University of Oxford. He holds a PhD from the University of Leeds, and he has extensive experience leading TEI workshops.
Both workshops are limited to 14 participants, and registration is required.
The fee *per workshop* is $45/$60 (Medieval Academy members/nonmembers) for pre-registration, $55/$70 for walk-ins (pending available space).
Please send contact information and a check payable to Medieval Academy of America c/o
Dorothy Carr Porter
351/352 William T. Young Library
Univ. of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0456.