Monthly Archives: July 2008

Bhutan and I

The Walter Havighurst Special Collection in King Library at Miami University (Ohio) holds a copy of Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Himalayan Kingdom. It was lauded in the New York Times as the “largest commercial book ever published.” The … Continue reading

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Collation in Scholarly Editing: An Introduction

The term scholarly editing can be used as a catch-all term for a reprint of a culturally significant work with an introduction by a scholar. Such editions usually include, in addition to a reprinted text, an introduction that surveys scholarly … Continue reading

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XML and Adding Information

In the WWP seminar (see previous post), the presentation includes a slide on information gain [IE does not support this page, so use FireFox], one to which I’d like to add a small caveat. I’d like to note here that … Continue reading

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Kudos to Syd Bauman’ and Julia Flanders’ TEI Course

The Women Writers’ Project course on TEI encoding is well worth the attention of any scholar who is already involved in digital humanities or who is considering taking a leap into a project that includes encoding a text. While it’s … Continue reading

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Apostrophes, Single Quotes and TEI entities

Syd Bauman has again rescued me from faulty encoding, an encoding issue that dates from the preparation of my dissertation edition. I used a workaround to resolve an issue of display, but it turns out that an alternate fix (a … Continue reading

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Schema and DTD Entity References: You Can Have it All

Syd Bauman’s enthusiasm for the RELAX.NG schema is infectious. So I decided to use the schema instead of the P5 DTD I prepared in Roma application. He has almost convinced me that I can discard my DTD and use only … Continue reading

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