In addition to Dan Pitti's EAD course, already posted here, the Summer
Rare Book School at the Univ. of Virginia also includes the following
course, which may be of interest to some members of this list:
INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC TEXTS AND IMAGES. A practical exploration of
the research, preservation, editing, and pedagogical uses of electronic
texts and images in the humanities. The course will center around the
creation of a set of archival-quality etexts and digital images, for which
we shall also create an Encoded Archival Description guide.
Topics include: SGML tagging and conversion; using the Text Encoding
Initiative Guidelines; the form and implications of XML; publishing on the
World Wide Web; text analysis tools; and the management and use of online
texts. See <http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/rbs/97> for detailed
information about last year's course. Some experience with HTML is a
prerequisite for admission to the course. Offered in Weeks 2 and 4.
Instructor: David Seaman.
DAVID SEAMAN is the director of the nationally-known Electronic
Text Center <http://etext.lib.virginia.edu> and on-line archive at the
University of Virginia. He lectures and writes frequently the creation
and use of electronic texts in the humanities.
Tuition per course for RBS 1998 Summer Session is $595. Each course is
a week long, during the four weeks between 13 July - 7 August.
Applications may be requested via the contact information at the end of
this message. The complete brochure and Expanded Course Descriptions are
available at our Web site:
Book Arts Press/Rare Book School [log in to unmask]
114 Alderman Library [log in to unmask]
The University of Virginia (804) 924-8851