17.093 Summer Institute

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Date: Tue Jun 17 2003 - 01:46:19 EDT

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 93.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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             Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 06:39:21 +0100
             From: "Alan Burk" <burk@unb.ca>
             Subject: Summer Institute - Creating Electronic Texts - David Seaman

    There are still a few spaces left for Creating Electronic Texts and Images
    with David Seaman

    If you are interested, I urge you to register by the end of June. This may
    be the last year that we will be offering this workshop in its present form.

    Alan Burk
    Director, Electronic Text Centre, University of New Brunswick

       Announcing the Seventh Summer Institute at the University of New
                Brunswick / Fredericton / New Brunswick / Canada

    Creating Electronic Texts and Images -- a practical "hands-on"
    exploration of the research, preservation and pedagogical uses of
    electronic texts and images in the humanities.

    DATES: August 24-29, 2003
    INSTRUCTOR: David Seaman, Director, Digital Library Federation
    PLACE: University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

    Sponsored by the Electronic Text Centre at the University of New
    Brunswick Libraries and the Department of Archives and Special

    The course will centre around the creation of a set of electronic texts
    and digital images. Topics to be covered include:

    . XML tagging and conversion
    . Using the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines
    . Ebooks
    . The basics of archival imaging
    . The form and implications of XML
    . Publishing XML on the World Wide Web
    . EAD - Encoded Archival Descriptions

    The course is designed primarily for librarians and archivists who are
    planning to develop electronic text and imaging projects, for scholars
    who are creating electronic texts as part of their teaching and research,
    and for publishers who are looking to move publications to the Web.

    Course participants will learn how to create TEI encoded XML files from
    a selection of manuscripts from UNB's Archives and Special Collections;
    and, then, how to turn these XML files automatically into multiple formats,
    including HTML, PDF, and EBook. Participants will also have the
    opportunity to tag an EAD finding aid and explore issues in creating digital
    The work of the class will be made available on the Internet through the
    Electronic Text Centre at the University of New Brunswick Libraries' Web

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    You may also obtain further information by contacting Karen Kilfillen
    (klk@unb.ca or 506-453-4740). Information on prior institutes,
    including comments from participants, is available at:
    http://www.lib.unb.ca/Texts/projects.html, under the heading of
    Educational Initiatives.



    To register, use our Web Registration Form:
    or fill out our email version:

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