|This page provides links to current technologies and related
sites that may eventually lead to electronic texts that fulfill my
"Electronic Text Wish List."
What is Scholarly Electronic Text?
UVM's Forays into Scholarly E-Texts
Some Full Search Text Collections
- The Text Encoding
is "an international project to develop guidelines for the preparation
and interchange of electronic texts for scholarly research, and to satisfy
a broad range of uses by the language industries more generally." If you
are a humanities scholar or interested in scholarly texts, this is the one
you should know about.
- METS - "The METS schema is a standard for encoding descriptive,
administrative, and structural metadata regarding objects within a
digital library, expressed using the
XML schema language
of the World Wide Web Consortium
- OAI - "The Open Archives Initiative develops and promotes interoperability
standards that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content.
The Open Archives Initiative has its roots in an effort to enhance access
to e-print archives as a means of increasing the availability of scholarly
(try a search: http://oai.grainger.uiuc.edu)
- Dublin Core - "
The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative is an open forum engaged
in the development of interoperable online metadata standards
that support a broad range of purposes and business models.
- MODS - "The Library of Congress' Network Development and MARC
Standards Office, with interested experts, has developed a schema
for a bibliographic element set that may be used for a variety of
purposes, and particularly for library applications. As an XML schema,
the "Metadata Object Description Schema" (MODS) is intended to be
able to carry selected data from existing MARC 21 records as well
as to enable the creation of original resource description records.
- Other DTDs from Robin Cover's page:
Projects, Tutorials, Best Practises and Resources