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Pages tools and getting more out of your images

Page tools – CSS3 to the rescue The page tools split screen was developed to take advantage of CSS3 image manipulation tools. The reason was that while we allow access to 4000+ manuscripts the vast majority of our traffic is private uploads. And those uploads are invariably the poor quality of microfilm scans or photocopies […]

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TPEN Updating the transcription interface. Part 2.

The last blog covered a little bit about what challenge we laid out for ourselves in reworking the T-Pen Transcription interface. We set out to see if we could arrange and reorder the interface to be cleaner, easier to use, improve the access to the hidden tools, privilege the most used tools be more consistent in the tool functioning but […]

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Page Tools – Editing and manipulating columns.

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TPEN Updating the transcription interface. Part 1.

The Center had the good fortune last year to work on an custom imbedded version of T-Pen for the New French Paleography website from Newberry Library. University of Toronto did a great job of building out the site while we turn the backend of T-Pen into web services to allow for more flexible versions of the front end […]

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Tradamus – Structuring – Outlines

Outlines Outline is the term we use to describe a gathering of Segments as a structural annotation. An Outline is the group containing one or more Segments. By grouping Segments into Outlines you will be able to more easily manage you content for collation and it is required for any content to be available for […]

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Tradamus – Structuring – Segmenting

Segmenting Segmenting allows for much greater control on your Material. For example you could create segments for each chapter from a multi-chapter witness or your commentaries for each chapter from a single Material that contains all the chapter commentaries. This means you can segment you materials for easier use with Tradamus without having to restructure […]

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Tradamus – Structuring

Structuring Creating Structures is simple way to select and order the parts of your witness texts or other content as you want. The advantage to doing this is it allows you to deal with one piece of your content at a time in a manageable way while creating a useable structure for that content as you go. […]

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Tradamus – Materials

Material This information is not specifically about how to use this web application, but more about understanding the data model and the technical decisions made in its creation. Comprehending all this will help you work more effectively but is not required for basic use. Broad Principles Each critical edition is an arrangement of editorial materials […]

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Tradamus

Tradamus is a free digital Critical Digital Edition creation web application. Whether you have straight transcriptions of your text or full TEI encoded documents you can bring them together in Tradamus to build a Critical Edition using the methodology that you want. From the Apparatus Criticus to the final publication you decide! Annotate witnesses, Collate […]

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Broken Books News

8th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

We are very excited in the CDH@SLU that Debra Cashion will presenting the Broken Books application at the Schoenberg Symposium this week. As a last minute treat, Lisa Fagin Davis, Executive Director of the Medieval Academy of America, jumped on board and has put her work into Broken Books giving us another excellent use case and demonstration of Broken […]