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Month: April 2019

Breaking Down Markup Revision Projects: An Approach for Adding Line Breaks to Encoded Documents

Breaking Down Markup Revision Projects: An Approach for Adding Line Breaks to Encoded Documents

In this blog post, we describe the WWP’s solution to a problem that other projects may well face: inserting encoding for line breaks after a text has been transcribed. Here is a lightly edited transcript of an interview Kyle Wholey (Outreach Coordinator at the WWP) conducted with Syd Bauman (Senior XML Programmer-Analyst) and Sarah Connell (Assistant Director). ¬† So what exactly was the problem you worked on here? Sarah: We recently discovered an issue with a text that had been…

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WWP Alumni: Susie Hansley

WWP Alumni: Susie Hansley

Here is the fourth installment in our new series featuring stories from people who have helped shaped the Women Writers Project. Kyle Wholey, Outreach Coordinator, interviewed WWP alumna¬†Susie Hansley (Encoder) about her time at the WWP.   How did you get involved with the WWP? There was a job ad posted somewhere for encoders, and I applied. This was way back in my first year of graduate school (1992-1993). At that time, the WWP was in the basement of the…

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