Upconversion and Migration: Generating a TEI-EpiDoc Corpus of Sicilian
|Title||Upconversion and Migration: Generating a TEI-EpiDoc Corpus of Sicilian
Encoded by Vanessa Hannesschläger
Encoded by Daniel Schopper
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This paper will report on the main conversion of MS Access and MS Excel files into TEI-EpiDoc XML. This conversion uses a combination of existing TEI stylesheets, and customized transformations to generate thousands of individual TEI-EpiDoc files. These incorporate a variety of references to additional references to standardized vocabularies taken from MS Excel files listing canonical entries. This means that individual inscriptions link through to information about places using Pleiades, lists of museums, and epigraphic types, materials, and supports using the URIs for EAGLE vocabularies. This paper not only reports on the conversion, providing helpful advice on how to undertake such conversions, but also on the project itself.