Class Notes (10): Editing editions with XML
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. In todays class we talked about how we can combine different online data sources to create … Read More

Class Notes (9): How can we use Webservices?
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. The purpose of this class is for the participants to use the Flickr API explorer to … Read More

Class Notes (8): Webservices
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich What is a web service? The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) defines a Web Service as … Read More

Class Notes (7): Online publishing
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich Last week we looked at transforming XML into text, XML, HTML and CSV. This week we … Read More

Guide to working with ancient documents in XML
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This is a guide written for my colleague, A. If anyone else can get any use out of it – well that’s an added bonus 🙂 A wants to work on her transcription in XML. She is validating her XML against … Read More

Class Notes (6): Transformations
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich This week’s focus is on XSLT transformations. We will use XSLT to transform the Persuasion citation … Read More

Class Notes (5): Schema and standards
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. XML should be both wellformed and valid. Last week we used our XML editors to write … Read More

Class Notes (4): What is XML?
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. In this class I will introduce XML and explain how it is created. We will look … Read More

Class notes (1): What is Digital Humanities?
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. As this is the first class it will begin with an introduction and an overview of … Read More

EpiDoc – a new home
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EpiDoc is an international, collaborative effort that provides guidelines and tools for encoding scholarly and educational editions of ancient documents. It uses a subset of the Text Encoding Initiative’s standard for the representation of texts in digital form, which focuses … Read More

Heritage Portals and cross-border data interoperability
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Recently, I have been looking back at some of the questions/conclusions from my MSc dissertation in Archaeological Computing at University of Southampton. Doing this I became aware that my old dissertation website contains some broken links and none of the … Read More

Conferences – meeting people and learning new things
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Wow! So, February has gone now and it sure went by in a flash. We have been to Prague and London, both so that I could go to exciting conferences. John and Bess came along and had a great time … Read More

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