Virtual Manuscript Room Workshops
The Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing (ITSEE), University of Birmingham are running a series of workshops as part of the JISC funded Virtual Manuscript Room project.
The workshops will be taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday 22-23 September, 2009
The first of the workshops, on Tuesday 22nd Sept will present a hands-on introduction to SDPublisher, the new XML publishing system developed by people associated with ITSEE and Scholarly Digital Editions.
The second of the two worshops is entitled: ‘The Virtual Manuscript Room: linking resources and scholarship on the web’
This workshop will introduce the concepts behind the Virtual Manuscript Room project, and their implementation in the project.
Topics covered will include:
- The deployment of SDPublisher as the base technology of the VMR
- Reducing the costs: how to put lots of manuscripts online on a modest budget
- Integrating the VMR with Institutional repositories
- Using our image viewer
- Unified identifiers: the way forward for textual scholarship on the web?
Further information can be found on the Workshops webpage.