Issue 11: Tools and Environments

Editors: Anna-Maria Sichani, Elena Spadini

Managing Editors: Franz Fischer, Ulrike Henny-Krahmer, Frederike Neuber
Technical Editors: Frederike Neuber, Martina Scholger

Published: January 2020

Reledmac. Typesetting technology-independent critical editions with LaTeX

Reledmac. Typesetting technology-independent critical editions with LaTeX

Reledmac , Maïeul Rouquette (ed.), 1987-2019. https://ctan.org/pkg/reledmac (Last Accessed: 21.07.2019). Reviewed by Andrew N. J. Dunning (Bodleian Library, University of Oxford), andrew.dunning@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. || Abstract Reledmac, an open-source package for the LaTeX typesetting system, offers a reliable method to arrange text on a page with multiple levels of scholarly apparatus and commentary. Its straightforward interface and wide availability has allowed its use in several projects aiming to visualize an edition encoded in TEI XML in a printed format. Introduction 1 It is questionable whether anyone is happy with the traditional format of the critical printed edition. ...
Review of the Tübinger System von Textverarbeitungs-Programmen (TUSTEP)

Review of the Tübinger System von Textverarbeitungs-Programmen (TUSTEP)

Tustep - Tübinger System von Textverarbeitungs-Programmen , ITUG e. V. (ed.), 2018. https://www.tustep.uni-tuebingen.de/ (Last Accessed: 01.10.2019). Reviewed by Griesinger Christian (University of Wuppertal), griesinger@uni-wuppertal.de. || Abstract This review deals with the Tübinger System von Textverarbeitungs-Programmen called TUSTEP. It describes some of the principal functions of TUSTEP, outlines sample use cases and shows benefits and downsides. While TUSTEP is one of the oldest and long-lasting applications in the area of text processing, its flexibility and functional scope make it worth to consider for present and future scientific projects dealing with text edition, m...
Omeka Classic. Un environnement de recherche pour les éditions scientifiques numériques

Omeka Classic. Un environnement de recherche pour les éditions scientifiques numériques

Omeka Classic , Elina Leblanc (ed.), 2019. https://omeka.org/classic/ (Last Accessed: 18.12.2019). Reviewed by Elina Leblanc (Université Grenoble Alpes), elina.leblanc@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr. || Abstract This review focuses on Omeka , an open-source Content Management System (CMS), which has been specifically designed for the management and the display of digitized historical content. Originally, this CMS was not intended for the creation and display of scholarly digital editions. However, the active community of Omeka ’s users has developed several plugins that can manage and display digital scholarly editions following the XML-TEI standard. This review will then present several of...
Ediarum. A toolbox for editors and developers

Ediarum. A toolbox for editors and developers

ediarum , Stefan Dumont, Martin Fechner, Sascha Grabsch (ed.), 2018. http://www.bbaw.de/telota/software/ediarum (Last Accessed: 15.10.2019). Reviewed by Andreas Mertgens (University of Cologne), a.mertgens@uni-koeln.de. || Abstract ediarumDB, ediarum.BASE.edit and ediarum.REGISTER.edit are the three currently released modules of the ediarum editing environment developed by the TELOTA initiative at the BBAW in Berlin. The set of two frameworks for the Oxygen XML Editor and one eXist-db application aims to support digital scholarly editors in generating and annotating TEI-XML Data. The frameworks offer a graphical interface within Oxygen XML Editor to add mark-up and metadata for a...
Juxta Web Service, LERA, and Variance Viewer. Web based collation tools for TEI

Juxta Web Service, LERA, and Variance Viewer. Web based collation tools for TEI

Juxta Web Service , NINES, Performant Software, Gregor Middell, Ronald Dekker (ed.), 2009. http://juxtacommons.org/ ; LERA , Marcus Pöckelmann (ed.), 2015. http://lera.uzi.uni-halle.de/ ; Variance Viewer , Nico Balbach (ed.), 2018. http://variance-viewer.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de/Variance-Viewer/ (Last Accessed: 20.12.2019). Reviewed by Torsten Roeder (Leopoldina), torsten.roeder@leopoldina.org. || Abstract The review presents and compares three open source and web-based text collation tools, namely Juxta Web Service, LERA, and Variance Viewer, and investigates their suitability especially for philological work with TEI. While all tools adequately fulfill the general requirements ...

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