[tei-council] looking for TEI gray literature in need of encoding

Lou Burnard lou.burnard at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 11 05:40:43 EST 2011

This sounds like a very useful proposition! Can we assume that there 
will also be some kind of master list or bibliography or finding aid, 
along the lines of that in place for the Vault? Using the same kind of 
document numbering system ?

I also have a pretty large paper TEI archive, but that's probably a 
different kind of project.

On 10/03/11 22:45, Kevin Hawkins wrote:
> Colleagues,
> The Department of English Language&  Literature at the University of
> Michigan is actively seeking internship opportunities for their
> undergraduate students, so the University Library agreed to allow me to
> pay an intern who will encode gray literature from the TEI Consortium
> that needs archiving on the TEI website.  That is, the Council, SIGs,
> and other working groups occasionally find that they produce minutes,
> reports, and other documents scattered in various places, and while many
> of these groups have moved to using wiki.tei-c.org instead of
> www.tei-c.org for convenience of creating and editing, there may be
> cases where it would be more appropriate to have a fixed TEI version of
> a document for safekeeping on www.tei-c.org, uet nobody has the time to
> encode these documents in TEI.
> The intern begins this Friday and will work on this part-time through
> the end of April or until we run out documents wanting to be encoded.  I
> already have one document for her to start on -- the TEI Council meeting
> minutes from Dublin -- but am looking for others.
> I'm asking Council for other such documents before going to SIGs or to
> TEI-L since I think it's fair to say that it's important for the TEI
> Consortium to have a record of Council decisions all in one place (and
> not fragmented, as the record will quickly become).
> Martin, if you'd like to share this with the Board as well (in case
> there are Board records in need of encoding), feel free to.
> If I get too many requests, I will attempt to prioritize the work in
> case she can't get through everything.
> Thanks,
> Kevin
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