Intensive Introduction to TEI
GSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 2013

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


Friday, February 22

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

Saturday, February 23

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

Sunday, February 24

Session 6, 9:00–10:30 TEI header and contextual information (also used some slides from Encoding Contextual Information)

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

Lunch on your own.

Session 8, 1:15–3:15 XSLT and publication tools; demo of TEI Boilerplate; more hands-on encoding

Session 9, 3:30–5:15 TEI Customization (with a focus on the TEI in Libraries best practices customizations); questions & answers, issues & discussion

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


Materials for Download

We're not planning to cover CSS, but that materials for download link above includes links to a CSS cribsheet and another one, and lots of other useful stuff.

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.