Job Announcement: Associate Editor, The Selected Papers of John Jay, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

The Columbia University Libraries seeks a temporary Associate Editor to assist in the editing and preparation of the Selected Papers of John Jay. Reporting to the Director of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, responsibilities include: Researching new documents, creating original transcriptions of texts, and verification (proofreading) of transcriptions of […]

Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative – Issue 9, 2016

The recent issue of the Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative (Issue 9, 2016) includes an article titled “Towards a Model for Encoding Correspondence in the TEI” which is relevant to those involved with documentary editing. It provides recommendations on encoding letters with critical metadata, highlights the importance of the Model Editions Partnership, […]

Documentary Editing at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Since 2001, the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI), held annually in Victoria, B.C., Canada, has been an annual gathering of technologists, scholars, librarians, graduate and undergraduate students…and editors. For the past three years, Jennifer Stertzer and I, joined this year by Erica Cavanaugh (George Washington Financial Papers Project), have offered […]

Call for Papers: MLA CSE-SHARP Collaborative Session, Open Topic: Editions/Author/Readers/Publishers

MLA CSE (Committee on Scholarly Editions)-SHARP (Society for the HIstory of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing) Collaborative Session, Open Topic: Editions/Author/Readers/Publishers at the 2017 MLA Convention This collaborative session seeks to engage the scholarly editing community with the wider community of authors and readers (and scholars of authorship, reading, and publishing). […]

Einstein Papers Digital Platform Chosen

From Tizra’s Oct. 9, 2013 blog: Princeton University Press has selected Tizra as the digital publishing platform it will use to make The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein available online.  One of the most ambitious publishing ventures ever undertaken in the documentation of the history of science, The Collected Papers […]

Chronicling a Digital Edition of Defoe

In a blog post, “Digital editing with undergraduates: some reflections,” Stephen Gregg and Jess MacCarthy at Bath University chronicle their experiences creating an online digital edition of Daniel Defoe’s A Hymn to the Pillory, which became MacCarthy’s undergraduate dissertation. The post explores issues around using TEI and decentering authority.  

2014 Digital Humanities Summer Institute – Registration

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. During a week of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, participants […]