Introduction to TEI Customization
Brown University
16, 18, & 19 August, 2010

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


Monday, 16 August

Session 0, 09:00–09:15: Welcome and introductions

Session 1, 09:15–11:00: Overview of Customization and Namespaces (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 2, 11:15–12:00: Basic Customization Demo with Roma (or Roma)

Session 3, 13:30–15:00: Writing ODDs: Basic Vocabulary for Customization (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 4, 15:15–17:00: Group ODD-writing followed by individual hands-on

Wednesday, 18 August

Session 5, 09:00–10:00: Hands-on practice

Session 6, 10:15–12:00: Review of basics; advanced customization topics and problems (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 7, 13:30–15:00: Conformance issues; documenting your customization (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 8, 15:15–17:00: Hands-on practice and discussion

Thursday, 19 August

Session 9, 09:00–10:30: Creating Content Models: Basics of RELAX NG (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 10, 10:15–12:00: Hands-on practice

Session 11, 13:30–15:00: Additional Constraint: Schematron (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 12, 15:00–16:00: Final questions and discussion


Materials for Download

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

The WWP Guide to Scholarly Text Encoding.

Instructor contact information

Send mail to Julia or Syd.