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E-Text Internship

The text encoding internship will provide students with hands-on experience using the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard for representing literary, administrative and other texts in a production digital library environment. Students will learn the semantic and syntactic principles and challenges of document-centric mark-up, and will be exposed to various stages of the text encoding workflow for TEI-based projects.


  • Document analysis, compiling TEI tag sets, drafting encoding guidelines
  • Encoding texts, compiling bibliographic metadata
  • Quality assessment of encoded texts


  • Exposure to or experience with XML and XML-related technologies such as XSLT and XPath

Preferred SLIS Prerequisites (at least one)

  • S503 Representation and Organization
  • S515 Information Architecture
  • S652 Digital Libraries
  • S603 Introduction to XML Workshop
  • S504 Cataloging


If interested, please send résumé and list of courses taken to: Michelle Dalmau, Interim Head, Digital Collections Services & Digital Projects and Usability Librarian,