Introduction

What

Intensive and practice-oriented 5 day course on making digital editions and managing digital collections. In the context of Digital Archives, participants will acquire a set of basic computer skills (command line, operating systems, and networks) while setting up a IIIF-compliant image server for sharing and reusing facsimiles of literary manuscripts. In the context of Digital Editions, participants will learn to transcribe these images in TEI-compliant XML, and to visualise their transcriptions by transforming them into HTML using XSLT. 

Where

Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium

When

1-5 July 2019

Who

Undergraduate (BA3), graduate (MA) and postgraduate (PhD, postdoc) students as well as professionals in the field of Humanities.

Course description

In Digital Humanities, digital editing and digitisation of archival documents are rapidly gaining prominence. Our summer school offers an intensive and practice-oriented 5-day course on making digital editions and managing digital collections. In the context of Digital Archives, participants will acquire a set of basic computer skills (command line, operating systems, and networks) while setting up a IIIF-compliant image server for sharing and reusing facsimiles of literary manuscripts. In the context of Digital Editions, participants will learn to transcribe these images in TEI-compliant XML and to visualise their transcriptions by transforming them into HTML using XSLT.

Course requirements

No advanced computer knowledge is required, although students should have a recent laptop at their disposal (excluding so-called netbooks or tablets), running Windows, Mac OS X or a Linux distribution, with sufficient RAM (over 8GB).

Credits

6 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme, including extra assignment.

Registration fee

Early birds: €150 – Deadline: 20 March 2019
Full fee: €200 – Deadline: 10 April 2019

The fee includes orientation and course material, lunch, coffee breaks, social activities and a farewell dinner. Does not include accommodation.

University of Antwerp students are entitled to a refund of €150. Limited number of reduced fees of €50 available for recognised refugees.

Application details

Online through Mobility Online before 20 March 2019 (early bird) and 10 April (regular)