9781842170120

Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts

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    9781842170120

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    1842170120

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: David Brown Book Co
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Introduction
1(3)
Aims and organisation of this Guide
1(1)
What this Guide does not cover, and why
1(1)
Opening questions - Who will read your text, why, and how?
2(2)
Document Analysis
4(6)
What is document analysis?
4(1)
How should I start?
4(3)
Visual and structural analysis
7(1)
Typical textual features
8(2)
Digitization - Scanning, OCR, and Re-Keying
10(11)
What is digitization?
10(1)
The digitization chain
11(1)
Scanning and image capture
11(3)
Image capture and Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
14(5)
Re-keying
19(2)
Markup: The Key to Reusability
21(6)
What is markup?
21(1)
Visual/presentational markup vs. structural/descriptive markup
22(4)
Implications for long-term preservation and reuse
26(1)
SGML/XML and TEI
27(15)
The Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
27(10)
The Text Encoding Initiative and TEI Guidelines
37(3)
Where to find out more about SGML/XML and the TEI
40(2)
Documentation and Metadata
42(12)
What is Metadata and why is it important?
42(2)
The TEI Header
44(5)
The Dublin Core Element Set and the Arts and Humanities Data Service
49(5)
Summary
54(3)
Glossary
57(4)
Bibliography
61

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