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- Main Title "Reports of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated:" Findings from the TEI in Libraries Survey
Author: Dalmau, MichelleCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Indiana University
Author: Hawkins, Kevin S.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: University of North Texas
Name: Text Encoding InitiativePlace of Publication: [Arlington, Massachusetts]
- Creation: 2015
- Content Description: Article on the findings of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) survey of text encoding practices in libraries.
- Physical Description: 24 p.
- Keyword: libraries
- Keyword: digital libraries
- Keyword: mass digitization
- Keyword: text encoding practices
- Journal: Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, 2015, Arlington: Text Encoding Initiative
- Publication Title: Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative
- Issue: 8
- Peer Reviewed: True
Name: UNT Scholarly WorksCode: UNTSW
Name: UNT LibrariesCode: UNT
- Rights Access: public
- Rights License: by
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc488168
- Academic Department: Libraries
- Display Note: Abstract: Historically, academic libraries have contributed to the development of the TEI Guidelines, largely in response to mandates to provide access to and preserve electronic texts, often through authority control, subject analysis, and bibliographic description. But the advent of mass digitization efforts involving simple scanning of pages and OCR called into question such a role for libraries in text encoding. This paper presents the results of a survey targeting library employees to learn more about text encoding practices and to gauge current attitudes toward text encoding.
- Display Note: This is the preprint version of an article forthcoming in the Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative.