Intensive Introduction to TEI
GSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 2012

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


Friday, February 17

Session 1, 6:00–7:30 Introduction to XML (optional)

Saturday, February 18

Session 2, 9:00–9:45 Introduction to Markup and the TEI

Session 3, 10:00–12:00 Basics of TEI Encoding and oXygen

Lunch on your own.

Session 4, 1:30–3:30 Hands-on encoding using participants own texts

Session 5, 3:45–5:00 Advanced encoding features

We also looked at the first few slides of our editorial markup talk.

Sunday, February 19

Session 6, 9:00–10:30 TEI header and contextual information; we did not use the contextual information slideset, but you may find it useful

Session 7, 10:45–12:00 Hands-on encoding

Lunch on your own.

Session 8, 1:15–3:15 CSS; more hands-on encoding

Session 9, 3:30–5:15 TEI Customization (with a focus on the TEI in Libraries best practices customizations); and XSLT and publication tools

Wrap-up, 5:15–5:30 How to participate in the TEI and find out more


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

Instructor contact information

Send mail to Julia or Syd.