The idea with this course is to introduce students and staff to editing ancient documents with XML and doing so under the header of Digital Humanities. The participants will discover ideas and techniques, which will equipped them to make knowledgeable choices about digitising, storing, publishing and sharing ancient documents.

The seminar is divided into the following weeks:

  1. What is Digital Humanities?
  2. How do we bring the digital into Humanities?
  3. Digital Humanities for the study of ancient documents.
  4. What is XML?
  5. Schema and standards
  6. Transformations
  7. Online publishing
  8. Webservices?
  9. Using Webservices?
  10. Combining online data <- class notes are up!
  11. Do-It-Yourself project
  12. Do-It-Yourself project
  13. Evaluate