28 September 2020
Hands-on online workshop, 28-30 September 2020
The objective of this workshop is to train the interested students in the use of TEI XML in their everyday work, with the focus on manuscript cataloguing. No preliminary knowledge of XML is required.
The workshop is offered by Pietro Liuzzo, the Technical Lead of the project Beta maṣāḥəft.
Up to 10 places are available; please apply to aethiopistik"AT"uni-hamburg.de by 3 August 2020 by sending us an email with your name, affiliation, and background.
(The applicants to the Summer School in Ethiopian and Eritrean Manuscript Studies, 21-25 September 2020, wishing to take part in the training, have to check the appropriate box in their application).
Monday 28 September: What encoding means
Introduction to XML
Introduction to TEI
Introduction to the Beta maṣāḥəft Guidelines
First editing attempts (main TEI components)
Tuesday 29 September: Encoding of manuscripts
BM guidelines on Manuscripts cataloguing and structure of Manuscripts records
BM guidelines for taxonomy and authority files
Manuscript encoding (simple)
Wednesday 30 September: Encoding of manuscripts 2
Working in the digital research environment with individual research purposes
BM and manuscript strata
Art themes and images
Manuscript encoding (composite / complex)