Topic: Scholarly editions

Scholarly editions refer to trustworthy, annotated editions of primary texts

Editing Jane Austen

This video features Kathryn Sutherland, Professor of Bibliography and Textual Criticism at the University of Oxford, talking about the Jane Austen Fiction Manuscripts Project.

Retrieving Text from Spoken Data

This video features speech technologist Henk van den Heuvel, linguist Silvia Calamai and data curator Louise Corti explaining how speech technology has reached the stage of being able to automatically recognise and retrieve speech in huge amounts of audio visual data.

Text, Versions and the Editorial Impulse

This video features Paul Eggert, Martin J. Svaglic Endowed Chair in Textual Studies, Department of English, Loyola University Chicago, talking about textual studies and the study of versions as a methodology to ask questions revealing the lifespan of a text.

Textual Scholarship

This video features Dr. James Cummings, University of Oxford, Dr. Anne Baillot, Centre Marc Bloch, Dr. Marjorie Burghart, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS, Prof Kenneth M. Price, University of Nebraska, and Prof Elena Pierazzo, Université Grenoble Alpes, interpreting what is textual scholarship and textual criticism.

Digitising Dictionaries

This course is an introduction to the theories, practices, and methods of digitizing legacy dictionaries for research, preservation and online distribution. It focuses on a particular technique of modeling and describing lexical data using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) in accordance with the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative, a de-facto standard for text encoding among humanities researchers.