Tag Archives: coding

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 […]

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 […]