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Scholarly Editions_ TEI Text Encoding and Publishing.pdf

Scholarly Editions: TEI Text Encoding and Publishing

Instructors: Michelle Dalmau & Anna Kijas

Workshop Materials

Workshop Handouts

Learning Goals

Participants will:

  • understand use cases for text encoding; recognize why libraries are especially well-situated to support text encoding
  • review the workflow for TEI-encoding; learn about the various stages with special emphasis on the importance of document analysis
  • gain familiarity with the XML and TEI; learn about core TEI features
  • explore richer semantic encoding through the construction of a personagraphy
  • learn publishing options for TEI-encoded documents with a focus on the TAPAS repository and publishing platform

Reference & Training Resources


General Intros to Markup, XML and TEI


Document Analysis

Sample Project-specific TEI Encoding Guidelines

Publishing TEI

Peer-Review and Publications Venues for TEI Projects


Peer-Review for Digital Research Projects

  • Advanced Research Consortium (ARC)
    • NINES (Networked Interface for Nineteenth Century Electronic Scholarship)
    • 18thConnect
    • MESA (Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance)
  • REKn (Renaissance English Knowledgebase)
  • Ride (a review journal for digital editions and resources)
  • Scholarly Editing (publishes editions and articles)

Publications for Publishing About TEI Projects

TEI Analysis (Next steps)

Text Analysis Tools that are TEI-Aware

Voyant Tools
TXM Software
PhiloLogic / PhiloMine

Prep Before the Workshop

Create a TAPAS Account

If you already have a TAPAS account, you don't need to create a new account. Email Michelle Dalmau & Anna Kijas your TAPAS username so we can add you to the TAPAS project for this workshop.

  • Visit the TAPAS website:
  • Click on "Sign In" on the top-right of the page
  • Select "Create new account" tab
    • Enter the required information; customize your profile information when you register or later
  • Once your account has been created, email Michelle Dalmau & Anna Kijas your TAPAS username so we can add you to the TAPAS project for this workshop.

Download and install Oxygen XML Editor

The Oxygen XML Editor license is good for 90 days as of December 20, 2017


  • Michelle Dalmau
    • Head of Digital Collections Services, Indiana University Bloomington Libraries / Co-Director of the Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities
    • Email:
    • Twitter: @mdalmau
  • Anna Kijas
    • Senior Digital Scholarship Librarian, Boston College Libraries
    • Email:
    • Twitter: @anna_kijas
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