Introduction to Contextual Encoding with TEI

Brown University
September 26-28, 2011

Syd Bauman, Brown University (
Julia Flanders, Brown University (


Monday, September 26 (Sciences Library 1401)

Session 1, 9:00-10:00 Introduction to Descriptive Markup and the TEI (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 2, 10:30-11:30 Introduction to XML (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 3, 1:00-2:00 Basics of TEI markup (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 4, 2:00-5:00 Hands-on encoding using participants' own texts

Tuesday, September 27

Session 5, 9:00-10:00 Advanced encoding features (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 6, 10:00-11:30 Hands-on encoding practice

Session 7, 1:00-2:00 Basic contextual information and metadata (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 8, 2:00-5:00 Hands-on practice

Wednesday, September 28

Session 9, 9:00-10:30 Advanced contextual information (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 10, 11:00-12:00 Metadata (slides); Publication tools (slides)

Session 11, 1:30-3:00 Customizing the TEI (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 12, 3:30-4:30 Hands-on encoding

Wrap-up, 4:30-5:00 How to participate in the TEI and find out more (slides: HTML, TEI)


Materials for Download

The resource page has links to all the slide sets (whether used in this seminar or not), interesting web sites we may have shown, and useful TEI links

Instructor contact information

Send mail to Julia or Syd.