14.0766 conference, workshop, summer institute

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 766.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org> (177)
             Subject: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative: Conference June
                     16-21 (Sydney)

       [2] From: "Susan Schreibman" <susan.schreibman@njit.edu> (35)
             Subject: XML workshop

       [3] From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org> (47)
             Subject: UCLA/Getty Summer Institute Announcement

             Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:07:04 +0000
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative: Conference June
    16-21 (Sydney)

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    March 22, 2001

                       Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative

                       Towards an Electronic Cultural Atlas:
           E-Publishing and data interoperability in the Humanities
                Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative Conference
               June 12-16 2001: University of Sydney, Australia

    >Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 15:47:41 +1100
    >From: Elizabeth Black <black@acl.archaeology.usyd.edu.au>
    Hello - I am sending some information which might be of interest to you,
    your members and departments and to the people who visit your site. The
    Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative is a collaborative project which
    will combine global mapping, imagery, and texts. ECAI provides scholars
    and other users with a research resource based on digital technology
    which can present complex combinations of data from multiple disciplines
    visually and immediately.

    The ECAI Conference at the University of Sydney in June 2001 will be an
    exciting forum for leading-edge cross-disciplinary discussions and we
    welcome participation either as presenters or attendees. To get an idea
    of the range and diversity of ECAI'sprojects, you can visit their site
    at <http://www.ecai.org/>http://www.ecai.org/

    I would appreciate it if you could forward this message to departments,
    colleagues, students or members who may be interested in this
    interchange between technology and the humanities, and post it to any
    lists which may be related, such as archaeology, cultural studies,
    heritage management, geography and spatial information.

    Many thanks, and please accept my apologies if I have cross-posted or if
    this reaches you in error. I have attached an .html file if it is more
    appropriate to your needs than email text.

    Elizabeth Black
    Assistant, ECAI 2001

    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

                  Towards an Electronic Cultural Atlas:
         E-Publishing and data interoperability in the Humanities
              Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative Conference
             12 - 16 June 2001, University of Sydney, Australia

    Online registration, provisional conference program and further

    Abstract deadline 15th April 2001. Acceptance 30th April 2001.
    Email abstracts to johnson@acl.archaeology.usyd.edu.au

    This year's mid-year meeting of the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
    (ECAI) will emphasise the following themes through six half-day work
    sessions and a two day public conference:


    O Electronic publishing of data-rich Humanities resources, with a
        particular emphasis on spatial and temporal data.

    O Issues of capturing and delivering historic maps, historical data and
        historic images on the Internet

    O Building links between large online Humanities data collections
        cross-collection search protocols and metadata

    Thematic and Regional Teams

    O South Asia regional team (Convenors John McGuire and Maggie
        Exxon, Curtin University)

    O Trade routes and exchange thematic team (Convenors Matthew Ciolek,
        ANU and Jack Owens, Idaho State University)

    [material deleted]
             Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:07:46 +0000
             From: "Susan Schreibman" <susan.schreibman@njit.edu>
             Subject: XML workshop

    XML: The Nuts and Bolts
    Department of Computer Science
    University College Dublin
    23-25 May 2001

    This three-day hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the theory and
    practice of markup languages, with special emphasis on using Extensible
    Markup Language (XML) for humanities-based research. It is ideal for anyone
    involved in or planning a digitisation project who would like to understand
    the philosophy, theory and practicalities of encoding in XML with particular
    emphasis on the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines (TEI) and Encoded
    Archival Description (EAD).

    Participants have the option of registering for the first day only, or for
    the entire three days. Day I is ideal for people who are considering a
    digitisation project and want to have an understanding of the theory and
    practice of text encoding using TEI or EAD.

    Days II and III are ideal for individuals who wish to gain more in-depth
    knowledge of both XML and text encoding.

    Day I
      Introduction to mark-up languages: HTML/SGML/XML
      Introduction to mark-up following the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines

    Day II
      DTDs: The nuts and bolts
      Reading simple DTDs (elements, attributes, entities, declarations)
      Writing a DTD
    Day III
      Theory of encoding
      Stylesheets for XML
      Designing a TEI Header

    Further information is available on the Computer Science English Initiative
    Website http://www.ucd.ie/~cosei

    To register or for additional details, please contact
    Susan Schreibman Susan.Schreibman@njit.edu
    Early registration is advised as places are strictly limited

             Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2001 16:08:06 +0000
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: UCLA/Getty Summer Institute Announcement

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    March 22, 2001

                            Museums, Libraries and Archives:
                         Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing
                             August 6-10, 2001: Los Angeles

    >From: "Cynthia Scott" <cynthiascott@earthlink.net>
    >To: <david@ninch.org>
    >>Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 10:53:11 -0800


    UCLA's Department of Information Studies in the Graduate School of
    Education and Information Studies announces:

    Museums, Libraries and Archives: Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing

    August 6-10, 2001

    Los Angeles

    The UCLA/Getty Summer Institute is a forum for the intensive exploration of
    new methods for creating, sharing and preserving electronic information in
    libraries, archives, and other cultural heritage institutions. Information
    specialists, registrars, librarians, archivists, curators, researchers, and
    educators with responsibility for managing and disseminating information
    about their institutions' collections are invited to attend this five-day
    course. Sessions will take place on the UCLA campus and at the Getty Center.

    The Summer Institute will provide theoretical and practical sessions on:
    Special collection digitization projects: Implications on the collection,
    the institution, scholarship, interoperability, and longevity. Organization
    of and access to digital resources: Models, principles and tools for
    creating information and imaging systems in museums, libraries, and archives.
    Collaborating: Improving one's capacity to work and solve problems with
    Funding: Challenges, strategies, and opportunities. For course and
    registration information visit:

    Or contact: cscott@gseis.ucla.edu
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