Tag Archives: XML

Digital Mitford Coding School: May 21 – 25, 2018: Call for Participants

We invite you to join members of the Digital Mitford project team from Monday May 21 through Friday May 25, 2018 for the Sixth Annual Workshop Series and Coding School, hosted by the Pitt-Greensburg’s Center for the Digital Text and the University of Pittsburgh Library Sytem.  Registrations (online or check) are due by Tuesday, May 1. Advertisements

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 […]

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 […]

Digital Mitford 2014 Poster

possibly also a T-Shirt design? Created by Greg Bondar

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 […]

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 […]