A web app to publish and analyze the correspondence of Loe von Thun-Hohenstein. A (hopefully soon to be deprecated) current version of such a web application can be found here.
The web app is based on eXist-db, a documentation of the basic code layout and the app's functionalities can be found here. The actual data, the XML/TEI encoded transcripts of the correspondence is not part of this repo but you can fetch the data from the 'old' application
- Browse to eXist-db's dashboard (in case eXist-db runs with default settings at localhost you can click here)
- Click on the Package Manager tile.
- Click on the add apackage symbol in the top left corner
- Click on Upload and
- select the
In the XML/TEI encoded transcripts place like entities were tagged as
<tei:placeName> and assigned with an
@key attribute containing a normalized version of the place's name.
These tagged places were transformed into an index document
thun\application-code\thun\data\indices\listplace.xml with the help of the xQuery script
The entries in this list were then geo referenced with the help of the Datasheet Editor provided by DARIAH-DE. The enriched data can be found in
thun\georeference\data\thun_places_georeferenced_geobrowser.csv (or inspected here). With the help of a ipython notebook script (
thun\georeference\enrich_listplace.ipynb) the data from the .csv is merged with