DLXS Collection Implementors Workshop


Faculty Exploratory, second floor Hatcher Graduate Library, University of Michigan.
See map of Central Campus (look for the building just north of the one labeled number 8.

July 25 - July 27, 2001
Chris Powell and John Weise, University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
Matt Stoeffler, University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service

Course objectives

  1. Become familiar with the DLXS Text & Image, and Bib Class middleware
  2. Become familiar with the basics of text encoding using SGML
  3. Introduce principles of document analysis, including DTD reading and using XPAT
  4. Discuss issues of interface design and build a rudimentary interface to a sample collection
  5. Gain a basic understanding of the process of deploying an electronic collection for Web access
  6. Discuss issues of user support for electronic collections and of the relationship of the digital library to the traditional library

Required readings: (these open in a separate window)

Other useful things to think about:

Please bring texts you are working on, and anything else you would like to share with others or ask others about.