Introduction to Manuscript Encoding with TEI
Yale University
26–28 March 2013

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


Tuesday, March 26

Session 1, 09:00–10:00: Introduction to Text Encoding (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 2, 10:15–11:45: Basic concepts of XML (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 3, 11:45–13:00: Basics of TEI markup for manuscripts (slides: HTML, TEI)

Lunch on your own

Session 4, 14:15–17:00: Hands-on practice, discussion, and maybe some advanced topics (slides: HTML, TEI)

Wednesday, March 27

Session 5, 09:00–10:30: Advanced manuscript encoding (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 6, 10:45–12:00: Hands-on practice

Lunch on your own

Session 7, 13:30–15:00: Metadata (header template and manuscript description); Contextual information (slides: HTML, TEI)

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

Thursday, March 28

Session 9, 09:00–10:30: TEI customization (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 10, 10:45–12:00: Hands-on practice

Lunch on your own

Session 11, 13:30–15:00: Publishing tools (slides: HTML, TEI)

Session 12, 15:15–16:00: Look at sample projects (slides: HTML, TEI), discussion

Session 9, 16:00–16:30: Wrap-up (slides: HTML, TEI)


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.