Text Encoding Fundamentals

contextual information section

University of Victoria, 2–6 June 2014

Syd Bauman, Northeastern University
Emily Murphy, Queens University


Mon, 02 June

Session 1, 09:30–12:00 Text encoding in Digital Humanities (EM, slides: HTML, source); introduction to XML (SB, slides: static, dynamic); download of exercise packet (zip or tarball)

Session 2, 13:15–15:50 “Drawing boxes” exercise (EM, letter, high-contrast version); basic TEI markup (EM, slides: HTML, source); hands-on practice

Tue, 03 June

Session 3, 09:30–12:00 Document analysis (EM); visualization in Boilerplate (SB); hands-on practice

Session 4, 13:15–15:50 Metadata (SB) and contextual information (EM, slides: HTML, source); hands-on practice

Wed, 04 June

Session 5, 09:30–12:00 Hands-on focused on contextual information; advanced contextual encoding (SB, slides: HTML, source)

Session 6, 13:15–15:50 TEI Guidelines and class system; hands-on practice

Thu, 05 June

Session 7, 09:30–12:00 Customizing (slides), group customization practice

Session 8, 13:15–15:50 Hands-on customization practice; publication tools (SB, slides: HTML, source)

Fri, 06 June

Session 9, 09:30–12:00 Project planning (slides); final discussion and hands-on, wrap-up (slides);
DHSI comment form, WWP survey form


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