Tei@DHSI Introduction

Till Grallert

1 June 2015


Text Encoding Fundamentals and their Application

Dates and location: 1-5 June 2015, 9-12 and 1:30 to 4:30 at MacLaurin D016

Instructor: Till Grallert, OIB,

General information on the schedule: http://dhsi.org/schedule.php

Course material: http://tinyurl.com/dhsi2015tei; password “dhsiUvic2015tei” (due to some of the images being copyrighted). The PDF course pack is available at http://goo.gl/6rSeFd.

Slides were produced using MultiMarkDown, Pandoc, and Slidy JS code.


By the end of this week you’ll have a basic knowledge of

You will also have encountered multilingual source material and transcriptions, including Arabic.


… or, in less giberish terms, of


… or, since a picture is worth more than a thousand words, as the saying goes, how to get from the paper copies in front of you …

Image of Kawkab America

Image of Kawkab America


… to this …

Kawkab America as TEI XML file in oXygen

Kawkab America as TEI XML file in oXygen


… and finally to that:

Kawkab America as website

Kawkab America as website

Tentative schedule

The schedule is preliminary and tentative and we’ll adopt it to the needs and the tempo of the course:

Day 1: Introduction to the game

1 Morning Session, 9-12

2 Afternoon Session, 1:30-3:45

Day 2: data capture and organisation

3 Morning Session, 9-12

4 Afternoon Session, 1:30-4:30

Day 3: retrieving and displaying data

5 Morning Session, 9-12

6 Afternoon Session, 1:30-4:30

Day 4: names and named entities

7 Morning Session, 9-12

8 Afternoon Session, 1:30-4

Day 5: Facsimile linking and wrap-up

9 Morning Session, 9-12

10 Afternoon Session, 1:30-2:30