Tag Archives: coding

Digital Mitford Coding School, June 25-27, 2016

We invite you to join members of the Digital Mitford project team from Saturday June 25 through Monday June 27, 2016 for the Fourth Annual Workshop Series and Coding School, hosted by the newly established Center for the Digital Text at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

from 900 to 1425 xml:ids: A Mitfordian milestone

The Digital Mitford team coordinated a massive effort last fall to complete a burst of coding, in particular to finish up transcriptions of assigned letters and to research and develop new prosopography entries–that is, entries on our lists of Named Entities: people (and fictional characters), organizations, places (and fictional places), books, serial publications, works of […]

Agenda and New Material Posted for Digital Mitford Workshop and Coding School

Welcome to Greensburg, Digital Mitfordians! We’ve updated our site’s page of training materials for our coding school and editors’ workshops. We’re excited to be orienting over 30 people to the TEI and related coding methods this week!

http://digitalmitford.org: Site Migration!

Followers of our project should bookmark our new site address: http://digitalmitford.org ! We are transitioning our project to new server space hosted by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), and the Digital Mitford project has joined the PSC’s Data Exacell program, a pilot project that deploys supercomputing equipment and processing power to support data analysis projects across disciplines […]

The Digital Mitford Coding School, May 27 – 31, 2015 at Pitt-Greensburg: Our Third Annual Workshop

We call for participants and prospective new editors to join us from Wed. May 27 through Sunday May 31, 2015  for the Third Annual Workshop Series (or Coding School) of the Digital Mitford: the Mary Russell Mitford Archive, at http://mitford.pitt.edu. Please join us if you want to learn text encoding methods in Digital Humanities through hands-on participation in a large-scale digital archive project […]

The Digital Mitford’s Guide to 19th-Century British Postmarks, and How To Code Them in TEI

Here is a colorful, annotated series of powerpoint slides prepared by Greg Bondar, working from my notes on TEI coding, our photos of letters from the Reading Central Library (posted with their permission), and information from the canonical reference tome, Alcock and Holland’s The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland. (Note that the online version of this is […]

Digital Mitford Site Update, Letter Exhibit, and Twitter Feed

Digital Mitford Site Update, Letter Exhibit, and Twitter Feed I’ve made some major updates to the Digital Mitford site this weekend, including an exhibit on our editing of Mitford’s letters, much more detail on our editing and coding methods, and new orientation materials that we’ll be using with our student assistants and new editors joining […]