Tag Archives: digital humanities

Digital Mitford Coding Guidelines

Digital Mitford Coding Guidelines I have been working on formalizing our guidelines for transcribing and encoding manuscript letters in TEI P5, so there’s much more detail hammered out on how and where to encode permissions from archives, as well as the condition, quality, and size of the pages, the presence or absence of envelopes, the […]

Taking Stock: Work Underway

Collectively, we’re working on about three things at once (or each in turn): 1) Project editors are preparing a selection of plays, poems, the first edition of Our Village and a small cluster of letters in TEI XML. What’s next: preparing for a first wave of context encoding (and associated research). I’m nearly ready with […]

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!

Intro post to HASTAC

Intro post to HASTAC Here’s a post wherein I introduce our project to the HASTAC community, and Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop within it.

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 […]