Digital Editions course

1 May 2019
Wednesdays, Trinity Term, weeks 1-8, 13:30 - 14:30
Taylorian Library

The Taylor Institution Library’s Digital Editions course is running this term. It will take place on Wednesdays 1.30pm-2pm (with Q&A till 2.30pm), weeks 1-8.


The hands-on course will cover:


• Beginner’s TEI XML encoding

• Creating digital images in a range of ways, using equipment available in the library

• Transcription principles

• Introduction to issues relevant to digital projects such as preservation, metadata, delivery, and dissemination


Participants will create their own digital editions from library Special Collections, and are free to choose their own texts according to their interests — for more information see


The 8 sessions consist of a 30 minute presentation followed by half an hour of Q&A/hands on practice. Participants must commit to about two hours a week in total including homework.


Places are limited and must be booked in advance.


To register your interest, please email

Taylor Institution
St Giles'
United Kingdom
01865 278158
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