Location: Vitale II (Van Pelt 623).
Teachers: Laura Estill, Laura Mandell, Matthew Christy, Violeta Ilik (for
TEI and XSLT), Quinn Dombrowski and Dave Rettenmaier (for Drupal), Luis
Meneses (for Processing).
"We will explore the role of XML (eXtensible Markup
Language) and XSLT (eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations,
themselves XML documents) in digital library and digital humanities
projects. We will be teaching best practices in the process of building
digital editions and their metadata: TEI (the set of XML tags created by
the Text Encoding Initiative), RDF (Resource Description Framework), and
XSLT. This course aims to teach librarians, scholars, and those involved in
creating digital editions of texts, digital archives, eBooks, and digital
cultural heritage exhibits a scripting language that allows for easy
manipulation of metadata, pictures, and text, making it possible to create
eBooks, websites of images along with keyed texts, databases, and online
See full course description: http://idhmc.tamu.edu/chat/programming4HUManists/