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DiXiT Camp 2014

XML/TEI for Digital Scholarly Editions - Standards, tools and software

DiXiT Marie Curie ITN – camp 2

Graz (Austria) – 14th to 19th September 2014


We are very pleased to announce the second DiXiT camp on XML TEI P5 for Digital Scholarly Editions – Standards, tools and software funded by the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT), and run by the Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (Graz) in collaboration with the University of Oxford, the University of Cologne, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, SynchRO, TEI-C, and Text Grid. The course will be held at the University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität) from 14th to 19th September 2014.


DiXiT is an international network of high-profile institutions that are actively involved in the creation and publication of digital scholarly editions and offers a training and research programme in the multi-disciplinary skills, technologies, theories, and methods of digital scholarly editing. DiXiT is funded under Marie Curie Actions within the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme.


The second DiXiT camp will be an intensive training on XML TEI P5 for Digital Scholarly Editions and on standards, tools and software for creating digital editions. It will provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical experience in creating digital editions using the open international encoding standard XML TEI P5. Basics of representing textual phenomena and features for the description, transcription and representation of primary sources will be covered, from data input to publication.


The lectures will be held by experts from the DiXiT partners and will cover the following areas:

  • General introduction on XML TEI P5
  • Transcription and editorial interventions
  • Critical apparatus
  • Genetic editing
  • Tools for digital editing
  • Customization of the TEI schema
  • Workflow and solutions to create an online presentation out of TEI
  • Metadata standards
  • Edition beyond text: image-text-linkage and music editions


Evening lectures on use cases will accompany the morning and afternoon sessions. Besides the Shelly-Godwin Archive (http://shelleygodwinarchive.org), two editing projects from Graz, Hugo von Montfort – the poetic work (http://gams.uni-graz.at/me) and the Moral Weeklies in Romance-speaking Europe (http://gams.uni-graz.at/mws) will serve as examples for different editing scopes.



The DiXiT camp on XML TEI P5 for Digital Scholarly Editions - Standards, tools and software is open to students registered for postgraduate and in particular doctoral programs (PhD or equivalent) and to recent graduates anywhere in the world with basic experience in scholarly editing. The course will strongly focus on practical exercise. We will therefore prefer applications which can bring own material for the exercises. All teaching will be in English.


Practical Information






Univ.-Prof. Dr.phil. M.A.

Georg Vogeler

Elisabethstraße 59/III, 8010 Graz


Elisabethstraße 59/III, 8010 Graz

Telefon:+43 316 380 - 5790


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