Publishing Text for a Digital Age

March 27-30, 2014:

As a follow-on to “Working with Text in a Digital Age,” an NEH-funded Institute for Advanced Technologies in the Digital Humanities, and in collaboration with the Open Philology Project at the University of Leipzig, Tufts University announces a 2-day workshop for on publishing textual data that is available under an open license, that is structured for machine analysis as well as human inspection, and that is in a format that can be preserved over time. The purpose of this workshop is establish specific guidelines for digital publications that publish and/or annotate textual sources from the human record. The registration for the workshop will be free but space will be limited. Some support for travel and expenses will be available. We particularly encourage contributions from students and early-career researchers.

More information can be found under the 2014 Workshop tab.


Previous Institute (2012):

July 23-August 10, 2012, Tufts University in Medford, MA hosted “Working with Text in a Digital Age”, a three-week NEH Institute for Advanced Technology in the Digital Humanities.

This institute combined traditional topics such as TEI markup with training in methods from Information Retrieval, Visualization, and Corpus and Computational Linguistics.

Co-directors are Monica Berti and Gregory Crane, Tufts University; Anke Lüdeling, Humboldt University.



The institute was supported through the National Endowment for the Humanities  grant HT-50044-11.  Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this site, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant IIS-1048561. NSF support enabled the international travel for Hong Kong-based participants. Any opinion, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.