Text + Context = Etext:
Scholarship in the Information Age

Monday, November 2 and 9, 1998
12:15 - 1:15
Lafayette 309

To see the accompanying slide presentation, click on the dates:

November 2
November 9
  • MLA has published Guidelines for Electronic Scholarly Editions: Why? and so what?

  • Why are word processing, print or even the web not good enough?

  • How are scholars using etexts? and who are they?

  • What kind of information should go into a scholarly etext?

  • What kind of information can one get from a scholarly etext?

  • Why is this at all important?
  • What technologies and conventions does a non-electronic text use?

  • How does SGML help you handle both presentation and structure?

  • HTML, XML, SGML, what the . . . ?

  • 1987: TEI begun: why? is it still a good idea?

  • Is TEI all there is?

  • How does it all work?

  • How and where can you do this at UVM?

Hope Greenberg of Academic Computing and Elizabeth Dow from the Bailey/Howe Library
will address these questions and discuss their implications.