DiXiT supervisory meeting: Borås

Requirements for a publication infrastructure Project Description Magdalena Turska ER3 Borås Introduction The original DiXiT project bid described my work shortly as ‘a requirements study for a publication architecture targeting multiple media, not only web and paper, but also mobile … Continue reading

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DiXiT Camp 3 Borås

In Oxford snowdrops and early daffodils are blooming already but in Borås, Sweden the lakes are still frozen and ground is sprinkled with snow. What brought me there was the third – and last – DiXiT Camp. These half-yearly gatherings … Continue reading

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TCP

The Text Creation Partnership (TCP) creates standardized, accurate XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early printed books. This work, and the resulting text files, are jointly funded and owned by more than 150 libraries worldwide. All of the TCP’s work … Continue reading

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Seeking the SIMPLicity…

The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) has developed over 20 years into a key technology in text-centric humanities disciplines. It has been able to achieve its range of use by adopting a descriptive rather than prescriptive approach and by eschewing any … Continue reading

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Sneak peek at the survey results

My publication infrastructure survey has been closed now and I expect to make report on the data collected just in time to make it a Christmas gift for the community. Raw anonymized data will be available for download as well. … Continue reading

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Breath of pure oXygen

One of my DiXiT objectives are the improvements to the oXygen-TEI framework. Oxygen is a very popular XML editor that offers built-in support for TEI and the plan is to make this support even better. I will be staying with the … Continue reading

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TEI Workshop: Coming soon to the University near you…

This is a very busy autumn for me and the main theme seems to be teaching and learning. Some say (and I very much agree) that the former is the best way to do the latter so in precisely this … Continue reading

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Pottery class 1: Loading the kiln

This is the first installment of what is meant to be a case-study/learn-by-example/step-by-step tutorial on Kiln publication framework developed and maintained by a team at the Department of Digital Humanities (DDH), King’s College London. Introductory post on this subject is … Continue reading

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Publication infrastructure survey

The requirements study for a publication architecture targeting multiple media is one of my research priorities for the DiXiT Network. My task in this regard is to create an index of tools for all stages of the production of digital … Continue reading

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What prevents people from firing their own Kiln?

“Kiln is an open source multi-platform framework that integrates various software components (Apache Cocoon, Solr and Sesame) for creating websites whose source content is primarily in XML. Kiln is developed and maintained by a team at the Department of Digital Humanities … Continue reading

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