Introduction to TEI

Massachusetts Historical Society
February 9-10, 2011

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


Wednesday, February 9
Session 1 Discussion of Descriptive Markup, XML, and the TEI (slides: HTML, TEI)
Session 2 Basics of TEI markup for manuscripts (slides: HTML, TEI)
Session 3 Group encoding of a short sample
Session 4 Discussion of local case study; more group encoding (sample 1, sample 2)
Thursday, February 10
Session 5 Advanced manuscript encoding features (slides: HTML, TEI)
Session 6 Individual and small-group hands on practice
Session 7 XML publication tools and CSS (slides: HTML, TEI)
Session 8 [If time permits:] Representing manuscript metadata (slides: HTML, TEI)
Session 9 Discussion of local project design and strategy, documentation, other remaining topics


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.