Category Theory and Methods

Updated Codebook and Workflow for the Digital Mitford Project

We’ve updated our workflow for editing the Digital Mitford project, as we discussed in our coding hangout today in Google+. ¬†For those of you who could not attend, or those who had wonky network connections, or for anyone who needs to review what we discussed today, I’ve posted all the new information and instructions in […]

Project Update: Headnotes for the Digital Mitford

We’ve not had a blog update from the Digital Mitford in a while, but our project team has been busy! We’ve been working on grant writing and conference talks, not to mention semester and job activities, our energies diverted in many directions. We need a Coding Refresher Hangout, so project-team members, please check your e-mail […]

Copyright and Copyleft…and 800 letters in Reading?!

I knew there was a very big cache of Mitford letters I hadn’t yet looked at in Mitford’s home town of Reading, but as I worked tonight on the project of systematically identifying all the archives holding Mitford’s letters, I realized that the University of Reading is indeed in possession of 800 Mitford letters to […]

Big Picture View on TEI and Character Encoding

**reissued with corrections on pre-defined characters in XML** These resources will help to think about the “big picture” of what XML and TEI coding are for and why we use them, and I hope you will find them illuminating for our work on the Mitford project. Understanding why we’re coding as we are will really […]

Women Writers Project Guide to Scholarly Text Encoding

Women Writers Project Guide to Scholarly Text Encoding Here’s a useful guide we’ll be referring to in our workshops next week!

Brown WWP Slides and Notes on Text Encoding

Brown WWP Slides and Notes on Text Encoding This is where I first learned how to code in TEI, from Julia Flanders and Syd Bauman, the excellent instructors at the Brown Women Writers Project who host seminars, and make their notes freely available via creative commons. Browsing through these may be a good orientation to […]

Prep for Launch! A Little Light Reading on Electronic Textual Editing

This blog is especially designed for our project team and any interested followers as we work together to build a digital archive of the literary texts and letters of Mary Russell Mitford. Let’s use this blog as a space to share resources and post updates, issues, and reflections on the project. I’d like to start […]