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The September 11 Digital Archive, Stephen Brier, Joshua Brown Oct 2011

The September 11 Digital Archive, Stephen Brier, Joshua Brown

Publications and Research

This article focuses on the creation and subsequent development of the September 11 Digital Archive (www.911digitalarchive.org), currently one of the largest digital repositories of historical materials on the September 11 attacks. The article reflects on archival and methodological questions and on issues raised by the efforts of staff members at the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University and at the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP) at the City University of New York Graduate Center to preserve and present via the Internet digital resources related to the epochal events of …


Incorporating Text Encoding Initiative Projects In Technical Services, Richard Wisneski May 2011

Incorporating Text Encoding Initiative Projects In Technical Services, Richard Wisneski

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Presentation on workflows and best practices in performing text encoding work in an academic library technical services department


Tei Texts That Play Nicely: Lessons From The Monk Project, Brian Pytlik Zillig Jan 2011

Tei Texts That Play Nicely: Lessons From The Monk Project, Brian Pytlik Zillig

UNL Libraries: Faculty Publications

Text curation, like most human endeavors, requires tools. A technique developed for the MONK Project, schema harvesting, provides a useful platform for facilitating the digital conversion and curation of text corpora. The author describes Abbot, an XSLT-based application that has had success in converting various Text Creation Partnership collections, and others, during and after MONK.