Society of Southwest Archivists

An Introduction to Transcribing, Annotating, and Publishing Your Document Collections

  • 30 Apr 2024
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Title:  An Introduction to Transcribing, Annotating, and Publishing Your Document Collections

Presenters: Katie Blizzard, Managing Director of eLaboratories and Research Editor, Center for Digital Editing

Victoria Sciancalepore, Historian and Scholarly Editor; Assistant Editor, Jane Addams Papers Project  

Presenter Bio: Katie Blizzard, MPA, is the Managing Director of eLaboratories and a research editor at the Center for Digital Editing, where she supports the editorial practices of community and partner projects. Blizzard contributes to the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) e-newsletter and served as secretary for the ADE from 2021 to 2023.

Victoria Sciancalepore, M.L.I.S., is a historian and scholarly editor, and the Jane Addams Papers Project’s (JAPP) assistant editor. She has worked for the JAPP since 2015 and supervises student transcriptions, fact-checks, and proofreads metadata. Victoria has made significant contributions to JAPP’s digital and print editions, employee guide, and educational content.

Date: Tuesday, April 30th, 2024 

Time: 8 AM - 4 PM Central Time

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Description: Do you have a collection of documents that you would like to make more visible?

Are you thinking of transcribing, annotating, and/or digitally publishing these materials so that users can more easily access, find, or read the documents in your collection?

This full-day workshop will introduce the methods and considerations involved in transcription and annotation, as well as introduce some tools that are available for publishing your materials online. This workshop will also include practical applications to help participants begin developing goals and policies for a project of their own.

Duration Length:  Eight hours, one hour break for lunch 

For assistance registering, please email: pdc@southwestarchivists.org

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